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Accountant I - NBS Cash Accounting Team

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • Accountant I - NBS Cash Accounting Team

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/5/2018 4:40 PM)
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Develops, prepares, and analyzes financial and operating data while performing a variety of complex accounting duties for NBS.  Assists with completion of projects affecting multiple departments.


  1. Assist with financial statement preparation and consolidation of financial statements.
  2. Develop and communicate solutions for continuous process improvement within the job function.
  3. Perform calculations, posting of journal entries, analysis, and reporting related to complex GAAP accounting transactions.
  4. Apply results of research to the Company's operations and/or specific transactions.
  5. Reconcile complex accounts, extensive research, advanced problem solving, and resolution within corporate standards.
  6. Assist with various accounting projects and report on performance.
  7. Document, report and follow through on recommendations from projects.
  8. Manage expectations through consistent and timely updates.
  9. Work with external organizations and internal departments on project initiatives and various accounting issues.



4-year degree in Business Administration/Accounting.



3+ years accounting experience.



  1. Strong Accountability for work: timely completion of tasks, working with manager to develop and achieve position goals, communication of task/project delays.
  2. Maintain good business judgement.
  3. Excellent PC and technology skills including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  4. Strong Organizational Skills: under guidance; able to prioritize and deliver under deadline constraints and manage multiple tasks.
  5. Strong Analytical and problem solving ability: under guidance; able to take large amounts of data, organize effectively, and present in a meaningful and concise manner.
  6. Effective change management skills. Ability to lead and execute on operational changes.
  7. Ability to work with a team or independently with initiative and appropriate supervision.
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Effectively communicates with and engages all levels of the organization from peers to executive management both verbally and in writing.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills.
  10. Advanced understanding of complex accounting concepts and strong knowledge of GAAP.

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 December 5, 2018
Date Closes January 4, 2019
Requisition 2018-7452
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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