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Associate Accountant I

Company: Nelnet
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Nelnet is a diversified and innovative company committed to enriching lives through the power of service as a student loan servicer, professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payments processor, renewable energy solutions, and K-12 and higher education expert. For over 40 years, Nelnet has been serving its customers, associates, and communities.The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.Develops, prepares, and analyzes financial and operating data while performing a variety of accounting duties in the Corporate Accounting and Finance Department.- Account Receivable and Accounts Payable functions, to include the administration and payment of corporate credit cards - Processing of various cash requests to move funds within the Nelnet Special Purpose Corporations (SPC's) and Nelnet Operating companies - Reconcile accounts, research and resolve all outages and outstanding items within corporate standards - Work with internal departments, as well as outside agencies, on various accounting issues - Provide information to other areas of the company - Process and distribute reports as necessary and effectively communicate appropriate information to Accounting Management - Provide backup support for various functions within the department, as directed by management - Ensure Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance and adherence to all accounting policies and procedures Pay Range for this position is $20-25/hrEDUCATION: Associate degree preferred or commensurate experienceEXPERIENCE: 1 to 2 years of accounting experience, reconciling experience, analytical experience.COMPETENCIES - SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES: Attention to detail, 10-key adding machine (8,000 - 10,000/hr), strong math skills, strong spreadsheet skills, good judgment, analysis skills, Strong oral and written skills, Self-starter.Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK.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 Corporate Recruiting at or .Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Jobble

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