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IT Infrastructure Engineer - Accounting and Finance

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description


This position is a technical position supporting enterprise accounting and finance. The candidate will work closely with accounting and finance to build plans and prioritize work. A high knowledge in accounting and finance with an interest in technology will make this candidate successful.


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. Develops or modifies IT Infrastructure to meet business objectives.
  2. Maintain and implement technical solutions, specifications, and documentation for various sized projects or daily support initiatives.
  3. Works with multiple customers, stakeholders, and system owners to produce requirements, determine feasibility, analyze cost/benefits requirements, and recommend design solution options.
  4. Provide training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge.
  5. Completes routine preventative measures and maintains/monitoring network security.
  6. Participate in rotating on-call schedule in which you are responsible for being the first responder for afterhours support.



Bachelors degree in an Accounting or Finance field, Information Science field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.



2 or more years experience working in accounting or finance reporting in a finance company.



  1. Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
  2. Awareness of business trends
  3. Experience with creating financial statements
  4. Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  5. Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  6. Strong analytical, judgment and problem solving skills.
  7. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  8. Strong interpersonal skills, interacts will with technical and non-technical clients.

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.

Job Details

Date Posted August 2, 2019
Date Closes September 1, 2019
Requisition 2019-8840
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00