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Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Specialist for NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln

NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description


A pre-employment offer is subject to drug testing, reference and background checks.


Will be responsible for completing general accounts payable and accounts receivable support duties and providing support for all fiscal / accounting functions within the organization by performing the following duties:

Education and/or Experience:                                                       

Associates degree in Accounting and three years of accounting experience, or equivalent combination of accounting education and experience.  Previous Accounting experience in Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable in a high volume environment is preferred. Must also have previous general ledger function experience.  A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is helpful but not necessary.

Computer Skills:                                                      

To perform this job successfully, preference is given to an individual with working knowledge of Accounting software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.  The department uses a Lawson accounting software package.

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                  

Must have excellent numerical skills with a high degree of attention to detail. 10 key calculator skills.  Oversee a varying workload by prioritizing a range of tasks and that meet deadlines, ensuring attention to detail.  Must be skilled in solving problems with good workable solutions. 

Other Qualifications:  

The person must maintain a good attendance record due to the support role of this position.  Due to the nature of the job, must have good customer service skills. Ability to prioritize and adjust to multiple demands.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Accounts Payable: 50%

Reviews invoices for payment to vendors.

Prints accounts payable, 1099 reports and maintains accounts payable files.

Updates new non-employee records.

Prepares analysis of accounts, as required.

Assists in monthly closings.  Prepares various monthly business reports.

Accounts Receivable: 50%

Record deposit receipts and allocates payments against specific transactions with our group of companies.

Assist in any other accounts receivable duties.

Respond to customer inquiries.

Assist in month-end customer statement close.

Communicate with internal reps and accounting personnel as necessary to complete job duties.

Assures payments are applied accurately to customer accounts.  Provide customer service support for accounts that need adjustment.  Assure accuracy and timely response to accounts requiring assistance.

Create invoices and receipts from the companies that do not have a daily invoicing process and post invoices

Assists with special projects, as necessary. Other duties may be assigned.

Language Skills:                                                      

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:                                                            

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions & percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic accounting required.

Reasoning Ability:                                                   

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Ability to bend, stoop to complete file retrieval or update.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:   

The noise level in the work environment is usually very quiet.  A business casual work environment.  Requires sensitivity to others trying to get their work done.  This is a non-smoking campus.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Details

Date Posted March 23, 2018
Date Closes April 22, 2018
Address 1815 Y Street
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Accounting
Function Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, starting at $16.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Zipcode 68501
Name Lin Blodgett, HR Director; Nancy Kahler, Controller; Lisa Robertson, Supervisor
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1212
FAX 402-434-1799

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Data Entry
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Billing / Invoicing
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Office Machine Operations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • And More ...