Nelnet

Accountant II

US-NE-Lincoln
2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 5:28 PM)
Job ID
2017-5769
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Develops, prepares, and analyzes financial and operating data while performing a variety of complex accounting duties.  Assists with completion of other department projects.

Responsibilities

  1. Assist with financial statement preparation and consolidation of financial statements
  2. Develop and communicate solutions for continuous process improvement within the job function
  3. Perform calculations, posting of journal entries, analysis, and reporting related to complex GAAP accounting transactions
  4. Apply results of research to the Company’s operations and/or specific transactions
  5. Reconcile complex accounts, extensive research, advanced problem solving, and resolution within corporate standards
  6. Assist with various accounting projects and report on performance
  7. Document, report and follow through on recommendations from projects
  8. Manage expectations through consistent and timely updates
  9. Work with external organizations and internal departments on project initiatives and various accounting issues

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

4-year degree in Business Administration/Accounting

 

EXPERIENCE:

3+ years accounting experience

 

COMPETENCIES – SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

  1. Understanding of basic accounting concepts as well as consolidation accounting and strong knowledge of GAAP.
  2. Ability to work under and deliver under deadline constraints and manage multiple tasks
  3. Ability to work independently with initiative and appropriate supervision
  4. Strong analytical and problem solving ability
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  6. Effectively interact with various divisions and levels of management throughout the company
  7. Excellent PC and technology skills including MS Excel & Word

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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