Accountant at State of Nebraska

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska

Job Description:

Do you like numbers? Do you have a knack for details? Do you like to help your team succeed?

The Nebraska Legislature is seeking an Accountant for our Accounting and Payroll team. We are looking for a candidate who is proactive, efficiency driven, customer focused, team oriented, and has a high personal standard of integrity.

Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment that can include interruptions to assist others as needed and have the ability to maintain confidential information. Works closely with State Senators, Division Directors and Legislative employees.
Examples of Work
• Prepare and process financial records and reports
• Review invoices for accuracy and processes them for payment
• Process travel reimbursements, including monthly per diem payments following strict policies and guidelines
• Prepare deposits
• Create contracts and purchase orders
• Maintain fixed asset inventory and surplus property
• Assist with budget preparation
• Assist with Payroll verification
• Audit leave balances
• Special projects as assigned
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMETNS: Graduation from business school or two-year college degree (or equivalent) and three (3) years' experience in clerical accounting work (preferably with State government). Bachelor's degree may substitute for up to two (2) years of the experience requirement. Regular and reliable attendance is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
PREFERRED: Knowledge of professional accounting principles, theories, and practices; general record keeping, Word, Excel computer software. Working with the State of Nebraska's Payroll and Financial System (E1), Employee Work Center (Workday).

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