Accountant II - Treasury
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

Job Info

Do you like numbers? Do you have a knack for details? Do you like to take the help your team succeed? The Nebraska Department of Labor is seeking an Accountant II for our Treasury Team. We are looking for a candidate who is efficiency driven, customer focused, team oriented, loves to learn, and has a high personal standard of integrity. We are interested in candidates who will participate in and support a culture where employees are valued and developed.

We offer an excellent total compensation package including: 13 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; State-matched retirement plan; health, dental, vision, and life insurance options! NDOL values and respects our employees and provides a supportive work environment. We recruit, hire, train and promote based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics.

Location: 550 South 16th Street, Lincoln, NE

Schedule: 8am- 5pm; M-F
Examples of Work
The Accountant II will:

• Prepare journal entry templates, upload entries, and post entries on a daily basis.
• Monitor UI general ledger accounts for accuracy.
• Update/monitor transactions in three unemployment insurance accounts via journal entries.
• Reconciliation of bank statements.
• Compare Treasury Tax/Benefits reports to ensure data matches; research and correct as needed.
• Prepare unemployment (UI) benefits payroll drawdown documents daily (back-up).
• Draw funds from Trust account as needed for UI benefits payroll.
• Retrieve and file ASAP notifications for wire transfers.
• Special projects as assigned.
• Provide backup functions to other staff within the Treasury unit.
Qualifications / Requirements
Associates degree in accounting, finance, business administration, statistics or related field and experience with accounting/financial management systems OR 2 years' experience with professional accounting procedures including developing and modifying accounting/financial management systems.

PREFERENCE: Prior participation in a team environment, skilled with business math, flexible and adaptable, problem solving, and can manage multiple priorities. Experience with multiple accounting systems, self-development, customer service, advanced Excel, and process improvement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of accounting theory and double entry accounting concepts and procedures; generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); accounting systems; the methods of filing and maintaining accounting records; Microsoft Excel; database management; federal and State laws and regulations applicable to accounting/finance operations.

Skill in: using mathematical methods or formulas to compare, analyze and present data; compiling data from multiple sources into a single, comprehensive document or report.

Ability to: apply the principles of accounting, statistics, and fiscal management; learn and apply the principles and concepts of specific agency programs, policies and operating details of an accounting system; design reports and financial statements; compute and compile financial data involving the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and fractions; operate office equipment such as personal computers, photocopiers and desk calculators; manage funds and provide financial and budget recommendations; analyze data and draw conclusions; organize and present facts and opinions so others will understand; effectively communicate to exchange and elicit information.

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