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Operational Accounting Analyst III

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • Operational Accounting Analyst III

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/15/2019 8:43 AM)
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Assist in department as needed using analytical tools, critical thinking and problem solving.


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. 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. Act as the lead on projects.
  5. Prepare project plans.
  6. Present materials and reports.
  7. Work with other analysts and management to conduct analysis and solve problems regarding routine & chronic problems.
  8. Acquire knowledge in systems and processes.
  9. Monitor progress of projects.
  10. Participate in and facilitate projects to make improvements within department.
  11. Commit to getting the job done.
  12. Share responsibility of projects with management.
  13. Train within department for the general and orientation modules.
  14. Learn basics of and participate in CPI projects.



4-year college degree preferred.



3-4 years experience in an analytical, student loan, technical, problem-solving or project management position.



  1. Problem Solving
  2. Business Math
  3. Oral communications
  4. Written communications
  5. Decision Making and Critical Thinking
  6. Accuracy/Attention to Detail
  7. Initiative
  8. Project Management
  9. Managing Multiple Priorities
  10. 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 April 15, 2019
Date Closes May 15, 2019
Requisition 2019-8130
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00