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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Mgr,Accounting Unit
Position Classification Code: C3007
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Supervises accounting and clerical staff performing specialized or general accounting, statistical, or finance-oriented functions. Provides training and development of newly assigned or less experienced personnel. Provides for the accumulation of data and the preparation of financial reports, special projects, and analyses as needed. Advises management regarding the effective use of resources and methods to maximize earnings.
Standard Duties:
Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day accounting process for an accounting unit within the University; coordinates the processing of accounting transactions. Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Communicates and follows up with internal departments to resolve issues and determine methods for expediting problem payments. Maintains and administers databases; analyzes and manipulates data and prepares standard and ad hoc reports as required. Coordinates the periodic upload and download of batches, reports, invoices, and payment forms. Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day processing of routine invoices for payment; supervises student and/or casual staff employees engaged in clerical accounting activities. Processes complex and/or detailed invoices for payment, to include rent/lease, contract/grant, telecommunications, and unusually complex utilities invoices. Provides customer service and support to internal departments and vendors with respect to various accounting activities and related accounting inquiries. Performs daily follow-up on accounts payable communications and issues requiring special or urgent attention. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-