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Intern - Tax Accounting

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • Intern - Tax Accounting

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 days ago(11/12/2018 8:34 AM)
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Join a dynamic tax department at an expanding publicly traded company, close to campus!  Learn from a team of CPAs and accountants with various backgrounds. 


This position requires work in support of the Company's contract with the United States Department of Education (œED).  As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance.  Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed.  In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions. 


  1. Assist on a variety of projects within corporate tax and accounting
  2. Support state incentive tax credit filings
  3. Preparation of miscellaneous tax filings
  4. Assist with various tax correspondence from all jurisdictions
  5. Help with various business and tax research projects




Minimum Required Experience: Working towards a degree in Accounting, Finance or Law. 



Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) aspirations preferred. 



Prideful attention to detail with good excel, word and general PC skills.  Great oral and written communication skills.  An ability to multi-task and prioritize.  A desire to conduct research and problem solve.


About Nelnet

Nelnet is a United States-based conglomerate that deals in the administration and repayment of student loans and education financial services. The company is headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company provides a range of products through its subsidiaries that include; customer service for student loan borrowers, technology related to student loan customer service, outsourcing services for guaranty agencies, tuition payment plans, education planning, enrollment-related services and higher education planning tools.

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 March 16, 2019
Date Closes April 15, 2019
Requisition 2018-7326
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00