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Accounts Payable Associate Accountant

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • Accounts Payable Associate Accountant

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 7:26 PM)
    Job ID
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This position will be expected to perform a variety of accounting processes related to accounts payable.  Tasks include processing invoices and payments, analyzing vendor and account data, providing quality customer support by fulfilling research and processing requests.


  1. Analyze and process Accounts Payable invoices for payment
  2. Assist in the Purchasing process for large company purchases
  3. Review and process employee expense reports
  4. Reconcile general ledger accounts using Excel spreadsheets
  5. Answer accounting-related questions to internal and external customers
  6. Provide support to other Accounting staff members as necessary
  7. Develop and communicate solutions for continuous process improvement within the job function



  1. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, preferred
  2. Associate's Degree in Accounting



  1. Three years or more prior accounting experience required
  2. Reconciling experience, accounting systems experience



  1. Excellent focus on attention to detail
  2. Understanding of fundamental accounting concepts
  3. High standard for productivity with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
  4. Ability to maintain the highest level of accountability, confidentiality, ethics and integrity and to share information with resources appropriately
  5. Utilization of effective organization and prioritization skills to complete assignments within established time frames
  6. Ability to work independently, as well as to work cooperatively within own team and outside teams to achieve common goals
  7. Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

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 January 4, 2019
Date Closes February 3, 2019
Requisition 2018-6818
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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