• Associate Accountant I - FFELP/Firstmark Reconciliations

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 9:31 AM)
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  • Overview


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


    This position requires work in support of the Company’s contract with the United States Department of Education (“ED”).  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. 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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