Accountant 2

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
USD 17.23 - 25.84 per hour
26 Oct 2020
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Accountant 2

Requisition ID

Working Title
Accountant 2

Position Grade

Position Summary
  • Assist with the transition of restricted projects.Train the new Sr. Contract and Grant Administrator on the post-award restrictedaccounting side of contract and grant management. Work with the Sr. Contractand Grant Administrator to monitor revenue and expenses for the College ofPopulation Health's (COPH) restricted accounts; ensure expenditure control andcompliance with state and federal funding and reporting requirements,university policy, and standard accounting procedures.
  • Work with the Sr. Contract and GrantAdministrator to analyze, reconcile, balance, and maintain accounting recordsfor post-award restricted accounts. Analyze and review budgets andexpenditures. Monitor and review accounting and related system reports foraccuracy and completeness; prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, andpayroll entries, invoices, and other accounting transactions. Analyze revenueand expenditure trends, recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensureexpenditure control. Review restricted and unrestricted Chrome River requestsfor proper documentation to support request and either returns for additionalback-up documentation or approves based on information provided(reimbursements, purchases, p-card allocations).
  • Work with the Sr. Contract and GrantAdministrator on restricted indices for close-outs in Banner.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and successful completion of at least 12 credit hours of university-level accounting through intermediate accounting; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Requirements

Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

COPH Deans Office (304A)

Employment Type

Staff Type

Term End Date


$17.23 - $25.84

Benefits Eligible

ERB Statement
Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

Background Check Required

For Best Consideration Date

Application Instructions
Please attach resume.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.