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Employment Opportunity: Accountant/Auditor A, NM State Library, Santa Fe

The New Mexico State Library is accepting applications for a full-time Accountant/Auditor A.

  • Open until filled, review of application to begin November 12

Why Does the Job Exist?

Position administers the NM State Library $5 M budget, contracts, grants, accounts payable and revenue deposits.

How Does it Get Done?
Oversight and administration of the library budget of $5 M. Processes requisitions for external public library customers including 100 state grants in aid and 100 General Obligation Bonds. Processes requisitions for internal state library bureaus. Reviews 3 bid sheets for compliance. Reconciles budget monthly using the SHARE accounting system. Recommends and prepares Budget Adjustment Requests (BAR) for multiple funds. Processes Journal Entries as needed. Manages P-Card (credit card) and petty cash purchases and completes monthly reconciliations. Assists in the preparation of financial records for the yearly audit. Trains employees in completing In State Travel Expenditures (ISTE’s) and other fiscal forms including memos for justifications. Reviews Out of State Travel requests for submission.

Who Are the Customers?

  • Multiple Bureaus of the NM State Library and Public
  • Tribal Libraries statewide.
  • Collaborates with the department’s Administrative Services Division (ASD).
Ideal Candidate
  • Ability to operate independently with diverse procedures and standards.
  • Ability to problem solve and act with financial authority in the absence of the Division Director and Deputy.
  • Responsible for duties focused on financial management and records retention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Auditing or Business Administration and two (2) years directly related work experience in accounting, auditing, finance and/or budgeting. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

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