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Advanced Accounting Operations Specialist

Nelnet Lincoln, NE
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  • Advanced Accounting Operations Specialist

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 5:55 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-6713
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Accounting Operations Specialist will work with external customers and internal associates throughout the K-12 Operations team (CRM's, Implementation Specialists, Account Managers, etc.) to assist with the implementation and on-going management of customer accounts utilizing FACTS Advanced Accounting, which incorporates generally accepted accounting principles. 

 

This position is a support contact for client institutions and is responsible for the setup of the FACTS Advanced Accounting product, training the client institutions to use the Advanced Accounting product and related reports and providing customer service to maintain the Advanced Accounting product. 

Responsibilities

  1. Support institutions implementing and using Advanced Accounting.
  2. Obtain an understanding of the school's accounting system, accounting practices and their chart of accounts.
  3. Work with institutions to establish integration with QuickBooks.
  4. Contact schools to establish implementation timelines and expectations.
  5. Conduct training to help schools understand the use of FACTS as their accounts receivable subsidiary ledger, the Advanced Accounting related reports and required monthly reconciliations.
  6. Provide periodic Advanced Accounting training to the internal K-12 Operations team associates.
  7. Work closely with CRM's and RVP's to enhance the customer experience and satisfaction by conducting Advanced Accounting demonstrations.
  8. Additional duties as required. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Business Administration or an Associate's Degree in Accounting plus related experience to equate to a Bachelor's Degree.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  1. 3-5 years of Accounting Experience, with minimum of three years of experience as a full-charge bookkeeper or comparable experience in accounting processes with strong knowledge of accounting concepts and software.
  2. 1-2 years training experience preferred, but not required.
  3. 1-2 years customer service experience preferred.

 

COMPETENCIES SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

  1. Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
  2. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a strong knowledge of computer technology and Internet applications, including Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Salesforce.
  3. Understanding of financial statements, balance sheet and statement of income/loss.
  4. Ability to differentiate between cash and accrual basis of accounting.
  5. Ability to work under and deliver under deadline constraints and manage multiple tasks.
  6. Effective time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines.
  7. Ability to form strong-client relationships with a dedication to outstanding client services.
  8. Attention to detail with strong time management and organizational skills.
  9. High standards for productivity while displaying flexibility in order to meet current company needs and job demands.
  10. Ability to work independently, as well as to work cooperatively as part of a team.
  11. Positive, can do attitude.

EEO Statement

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

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Job Details

Date Posted November 11, 2018
Date Closes December 11, 2018
Requisition 2018-6713
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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