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New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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

Position Accountant Full Time/Part Time Full Time Job Type Regular Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing basic accounting functions such as ledger/fund maintenance, cost analysis, fund reconciliation, posting, and fiscal control inventory.

- This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement upon completion of probationary period. Duties and Responsibilities
· Prepares financial reports from standard operating statistics and/or financial data
· Analyzes, reconciles, balances and maintains accounting records.
· Performs data entry, analysis, and creates financial reports
· May participate in audits and prepare audit paperwork.
· Monitors revenue and expenses for departmental or unit accounts.
· Performs 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 : One (1) year experience related to the duties and responsiblities

Preferred Qualifications
· 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
· Skill in utilizing ten-key by touch in an accurate, fast manner.
· 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 Physical Demands Working Environment Pay Rate $45,510.40 Work Location/Campus Center Las Vegas, NM Campus 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

Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity:
Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW
Posting Number AS545P Open Date 10/01/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter; 2) Resume; 3) Three (3) professional references in online application, and; 4) copies of unofficial transcripts. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts. 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 NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Quick Link 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. Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. What have you done to improve your audit knowledge in the past year?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Please describe the attributes that will make you a strong candidate for this position

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

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

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