CNM Business Office

The primary functions of the CNM Business Office include Accounts Payable, Cashiers Office, Contracts & Grants, General Accounting, Duplicating & Postal Center, Non-Profit Accounting, Payroll, and Purchasing.

Contact Information 

Phone: (505) 224-4436
Fax: (505) 224-4440 

CNM Main Campus
TM, Rooms 204 and 205

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Business Office Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals


The Business Office serves to achieve the college’s mission through the efficient operation and use of resources while providing financial sound management of the college’s financial information. The Business Office supports the entire CNM enterprise, including CNM Ingenuity, The CNM Foundation, and CNM Holdings. The functional areas of the Business Office exist to provide courteous, customer-focused, cost-effective, professional and innovative services and leadership to students, faculty, staff and other constituents of CNM in a manner that warrants the highest degree of public confidence in our integrity, efficiency, and fairness.


Be a leader in fiscal responsibility by ensuring the financial integrity of the college.


  • Preserve the integrity of the accounting and reporting records through the diligent and thorough application of pertinent laws, regulations and policies; through the accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks; and through the appropriate documentation of transactions​
  • Proactive customer support, quality service, and effective communication with internal and external customers
  • Serve our customers by performing our tasks in a timely, consistent and accurate manner. When interfacing with our customers, we are polite, friendly, professional and efficient. When situations require, we take initiative and proactively address our customers' needs.
  • Create an environment that promotes teamwork, professional development, and fosters open and creative thinking.

CNM Values 

Be Caring, Be Ethical, Be Inspiring, Be Courageous, Be Connected, Be Exceptional.

Learn more about CNM's Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Goals

CNM Values

Business Offices Services

The Business Office is ready to assist with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Contracts & Grants, Duplicating & Postal Center, FOBA, General Accounting, Non-Profit Accounting, Payroll, and Purchasing services. 

Accounts Payable
  • Payment of all invoices for all CNM entities
  • Process all student refunds and financial aid payments
  • Process reimbursements for travel
Cashier/Accounts Receivable 
  • Student payments and refunds including financial aid, third party processing, and billing
  • Employee educational waivers processing
  • Parking services, including permit sales and citation payments
  • Accounts receivable support of CNM Ingenuity accounts
Duplicating & Postal Center 

The DPC provides duplicating and postal services for the College. 

Finance & Operations Business Analysts

Finance & Operations Business Analysts (FOBA) provides the following services: 

  • Process Improvement: Identifying inefficiencies in financial processes and systems by streamlining workflows, implementing automation tools
  • System Support: Providing support for CNM systems, including system access, troubleshooting issues, testing new system functionalities, and ensuring data integrity
  • Report Support and Development: Designing, developing, and maintaining financial reports tailored to meet the needs of various stakeholders, including executives, managers, staff and regulatory bodies
  • Business Solution Support: FOBA team serves as a bridge between finance and other business units, offering expertise in financial data analysis and systems to support the development and implementation of business solutions
General Accounting 
  • Pre-audit for all travel transactions and purchase requisitions
  • Asset management for all CNM entities
  • Process all employee tuition reimbursements
  • Manage the College's cash flow and banking transactions/reconciliations
  • Produce College financial statements and other required reports
Non-Profit Accounting 
  • Provide accounting support for CNM Foundation, CNM Ingenuity, and CNM Holdings
  • Work collaboratively with departments to meet program objectives 

Payroll ensures accurate and timely bi-weekly compensation for all CNM staff, faculty, and student employees.​

  • Maximize the purchasing value of public funds
  • Ensure fair and equitable treatment of all vendors
  • Stimulate maximum competition​