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Accountant II

at Eastern New Mexico University

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2578643

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Accountant II
Salary:Depends on Qualifications
Job Type:Full time permanent
Location: Main Campus - Portales, New Mexico
The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  This list of duties is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all the functions and responsibilities performed.
Position Summary
Under general supervision, exercise accounting control over a group of accounts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administer financial functions, such as budget accounting, budget preparation or similar fiscal procedures
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of accounting reports and/or reconciliations 
  • Review and approve University expenses and expenditure requests
  • Advise University personnel of the policies and procedures utilized by the Office of Business Affairs
  • Perform general accounting duties, including review of budgets, file maintenance, approval of transfers, or other related duties
  • Prepare budget/expenditure analysis, financial statements, and fiscal reports as required
  • Plan, assign, review completed work
  • Ensure that work assignments are completed timely and accurately
  • Perform related duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration, Public Administration, CIS with an emphasis in accounting and a minimum of three years experience in the duties specified is required. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, methods and application
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations, and university financial policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports and statements
  • Skill in account balancing and reconciling

 Working Conditions:
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed during normal work hours, with some evenings and weekends to meet deadlines
  • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
 Additional Information:
Application Review Date: Open Until Filled 

Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:

Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.

Letter of interest
Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)
Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)

ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click https://www.enmu.edu/about/public-documents/title-ix/coordinator . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to Patrice.caldwell@enmu.edu. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu