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Senior Accountant

Employer
New Mexico Highlands University
Location
New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Details

Position Senior Accountant Full Time/Part Time Part Time Job Type Regular Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing advanced, multifaceted accounting in areas such as ledger maintenance, cost and/or financial analysis, fund reconciliation, posting and fiscal inventory control. Analyzes complex financial and operation data, prepares management reports, financial statements and projections. Duties and Responsibilities
· Prepares financial reports from standard operating statistics and/or financial data.

· Analyzes and reviews budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal and private funding.

· Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends, recommends appropriate budget levels, and ensures expenditure control.

· Develops accounting applications and oversees the input and handling of financial data and reports.

· Investigates and resolves problems related to funds, budgets and expenditures.

· Provides assistance in the development, implementation and management of fiscal systems and procedures.

· Monitors revenue and expenses for departmental or unit accounts.

· Monitor the Unrestricted, Capital, Plant, Agency, Debt service, Endowment and Loan funds;

· Ensures expenditure control and compliance with funding and reporting requirements, university policy and standard accounting procedures.

· Constructs advanced spreadsheet applications and generates reports.

· Analyzes, reconciles, balances and maintains accounting records.

· Develop budgets and special financial reports.

· May participate in audits and prepare audit paperwork.

· Coordinates the preparation of regularly scheduled and special billings, cost reports, analysis, studies, inventories, and financial statements for local, state, federal and private funding sources (monthly, quarterly and yearly).

· Maintain regular attendance.

· Process paper documents utilizing the imaging and electronic document management system.

· Process Direct Deposit authorizations for the Accounts Payable/Student Accounts.

· Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Minimum Job Requirements
· EDUCATION : Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field with successful completion of at least fifteen (15) hours of University level accounting. Three (3) of the fifteen (15) hours must include Intermediate accounting.
· EXPERIENCE : Three (3) years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications
o PREFERENCE :
· Experience working with Ellucian Banner. Special Conditions for Eligibility Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations and university financial policies and procedures.

· Knowledge of modern accounting applications.
· Knowledge in working with Ellucian Banner a plus.
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook
· Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and governmental accounting standards
· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
· Ability to analyze budgetary expenditures for compliance with funding agencies’ budgets, policies, and procedures.
· Ability to research and analyze data and reports.
· Ability to provide exemplary service to customers, in and outside the University
· Skill in utilizing ten-key by touch in an accurate, fast manner.

Physical Demands
  • Sitting …………………………………………………………Frequently
  • Standing……………………………………………………..Occasionally
  • Walking.……………………………………………………..Occasionally
  • Bending……………………………………………………….Occasionally
  • Squatting…………………………………………………….Occasionally
  • Climbing …………………………………………………….Occasionally
  • Kneeling …………………………………………………….Occasionally
  • Lifting up to 20 pounds………………………………Occasionally
  • Lifting greater than 20 pounds ……………….…Seldom




Working Environment
Work is performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Work with frequent interruptions. Pay Rate $44,207.80 Work Location/Campus Center Online - In the State of New Mexico EEO Statement
New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, 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. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu

Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity:
Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW
Posting Number AS539P Open Date 09/15/2021 Close Date 09/19/2021 Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicant
A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter; 2) Resume; and, 3) Names, telephone numbers and email address of three (3) professional references in online application. References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interview. Upload required materials with online application. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at hr@nmhu.edu NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Quick Link https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6992 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. What have you done to improve your audit knowledge in the past year?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Please describe in detail how your background and experience would be applicable for this position in a College/University setting

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Tell us how you maintain constant performance while under time and work load pressures.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Do you have experience in working with detailed budgets?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Do you have CPA certification?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
Optional Documents
  1. License/Certificate


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