Accountant I
State of Nebraska

Kearney, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

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Job Info

Ask about our $3/hour differential for hours worked, Commuting bonus if driving 30+ miles one way!

The Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs is seeking a self-starter to join our Finance Division and serve those who have served.

Location: Central Nebraska Veterans' Home; 4510 E. 56th St., Kearney, NE 68847

Schedule: M-F, 8am--4:30pm

Examples of Work
Prepares billing documents, invoices, and other financial forms; records transactions into one or more accounting/financial management systems. Posts data to ledgers, journals, and worksheets to establish and maintain records of all financial transactions. Performs routine reviews and reconciliation of various financial statements including ledgers, journals, worksheets, and accounts; verifies data is accurate and available for posting. Verifies data entered into an accounting/financial management system and performs adjustments to correct errors. Maintains and prepares financial and statistical records and reports to assist in the preparation of complex accounting reports, assessments and budget preparation. Evaluates accounting documents received for conformance with agency policies and procedures or contract requirements; initiates and approves payments. Extracts and compiles financial data from vouchers, ledgers, journals, computer printouts or system files to facilitate the preparation of standard reports and statements and to provide data to management for analysis. Sorts and files and/or retrieve correspondence, records, reports, invoices, vouchers, computer printouts, and other documents to ensure uniform storage and ready access to information. Works with members regarding personal finances, processing potential member applications.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework or vocational education in accounting, finance, business administration or related field OR experience performing accounting functions including interpreting and analyzing financial data.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of double entry accounting concepts and procedures; clerical accounting methods, forms, and techniques; the methods of filing and maintaining accounting records; mathematical functions related to accounting processes; word processing and spreadsheet computer software programs.

Skill in: listening to and understanding information and/or instructions received to perform assigned tasks; gathering and compiling data into spreadsheets or databases.

Ability to: learn and apply agency policies and guidelines pertinent to clerical accounting; learn clerical accounting terminology, codes and classifications; maintain financial records and prepare clerical accounting reports and statements; enter information into a computer system; post information to ledgers, journals, worksheets, and other documents; compute and compile figures involving the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and fractions; compare information and recognize discrepancies; communicate with agency staff and the public to express facts and gather information; operate office equipment such as personal computers, scanners, photocopiers and desk calculators; adapt and apply guidelines and methods to accounting transactions; extract data from established accounts for use in preparing accounting reports and statements. Be able to maintain member confidentiality. Have empathy when working with vulnerable adults. Be able to utilize problem solving and reasoning skills to verify information.

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