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Corporate Associate Accountant I

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • Corporate Associate Accountant I

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 11 hours ago(8/7/2018 9:33 AM)
    Job ID
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The primary duties of this role involve reconciling financial transactions posted for accuracy, reconciling large batch deposits from the Department of Education, monitoring rejected transactions for correction. This role will be involved in creating/submitting deliverable accounting reports. This role is integral in tracking and reporting on all activity that is processed on the system for the Dept of Ed.


Position Summary: Develop, prepare, and analyze financial and operating data while performing a variety of moderately complex accounting duties in the Accounting Department.


  1. Commit to Performance Based Organization (PBO) & Easy to Do Business with (ETDBW) philosophy.
  2. Contribute to Continuous Process Improvement.
  3. Manage multiple conflicting priorities & consistently meet deadlines.
  4. Initiate and monitor cash activity
  5. Provide guidance and training support to a variety of accounting clerks.
  6. Reconcile moderately complex accounts, researching and resolving outages.
  7. Provide information to other areas of the company.
  8. Process and distribute reports as necessary and effectively communicate appropriate information to supervisor.
  9. Work with internal departments, as well as outside agencies, on accounting issues.
  10. Maintain files on problem accounts.
  11. Provide backup support as directed by supervisor.



Associate degree preferred



1-2 years of accounting experience, reconciling experience, analytical experience



  1. Business Math
  2. Flexibility and Adaptability
  3. Problem Solving
  4. Oral communications
  5. Written communications
  6. Accuracy/Attention to Detail
  7. Managing Multiple Priorities
  8. Working with MS Office

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 February 9, 2019
Date Closes March 11, 2019
Requisition 2018-6850
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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