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Accountant 2

Requisition ID req7334
Working Title Accountant 2
Position Grade 12
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.



CDD’s Administration Division is seeking an individual with advance accounting skills to join their team.


This experienced individual will:


  • Account for Medicaid Match contract through monthly reconciliation of salaries and rent for the 75/25 and the 50/50 matching expenditures across multiple indexes. 

  • Prepare and review Quarterly Budget for Med Match with in CDD.

  • Develop spreadsheets to quantify and illustrate financial reports for the quarterly HSD billing.

  • Provide training and support for divisions regarding time studies, time sheet completion and email reminders.

  • Review & approve Chrome River invoices and provide accounting support to designated division & support other divisions for accounting staff, when they are on leave.

  • Attend monthly budget meetings for designated divisions.

  • Responsible for monthly unrestricted index reconciliations and for monitoring unrestricted balances in relation to budget.

  • Develop unrestricted projected actuals report for the current fiscal year using large detailed spreadsheet containing actual expenses and projected actual expenses for the fiscal year.

  • Enter new fiscal year salary distributions into salary planner and project new fiscal year budgets in budget planner.

  • Sign-off on payroll for exempt and nonexempt employees using LoboTime.

  • Monitor, approve and/or complete salary distribution changes for Medicaid Match award and divisions. 

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

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications below in your cover letter**


  • current or previous work at UNM or in a university setting

  • supervising staff and students

  • using Access, Excel and Word software

  • using UNM Salary and Budget Planner

  • with unrestricted budgets

  • processing JV’s and salary corrections

  • reviewing/approving departmental accounting documents for FSD

Additional Requirements
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
Department Pediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Term - Full-Time
Term End Date 06/30/2019
Status Exempt
Pay $2,986.30-$4,478.93 monthly
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
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 No
For Best Consideration Date 12/6/2018
Application Instructions To be considered for this position: • Complete the official application; be sure to include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. • Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. • Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications. Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

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.