Performs moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.
Analyzes and reviews budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal, and private funding, contracts, and grants ensuring compliance with fiscal accountability and reporting and funding requirements. Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness; prepares and reviews budget, revenue, expense, and payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting transactions. Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends, recommends appropriate budget levels, and ensures expenditure control. Advises and interprets policies to faculty, staff, and outside persons such as vendors, funding source representatives, and patients; explains billings and reports, and resolves related problems. Develops accounting applications; oversees the input and handling of financial data and reports for the institution’s finance and human resources systems. May participate in auditing projects, as appropriate to individual operating needs. May coordinate the preparation of regularly scheduled and special billings and financial statements for local, state, federal, and private funding sources. May prepare accounting entries for proration of indirect costs, letters of credit, salary reallocation, loan transactions, financial aid disbursements, refunds, and repayments. May develop, negotiate, and defend a unit’s operating budget and consult with management of the unit on the fiscal aspects of program planning, salary recommendations, and other administrative actions. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Prepare, monitor and review accounting and related system reconciliations and reports for accuracy and completeness. Prepare, review and approve financial documents ensuring compliance with rules and regulations.
Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles. Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications. Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.
Account balancing and reconciling skills.
Ability to analyze budgetary expenditures for compliance with funding agencies’ budget, policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff. Ability to lead, train, and functionally supervise staff and/or student employees.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience.
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New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hisp...anic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.
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