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Nelnet, Inc.

Staff Auditor

Nelnet, Inc. - Madison, WI

Overview
Evaluate operating procedures and financial transactions to ensure they are in compliance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles\u2019 (GAAP).  Perform work assignments associated with the financial and operational aspects of the company based on risk assessments and priorities established by and under the direction of the Audit Services Manager. 
 
This role can be located in Lincoln, Nebraska or Madison, Wisconsin.
Responsibilities
Participate in audits of various departments, locations, and processes to verify compliance of operations with prescribed plans, policies and procedures.
Assist in evaluating processes and procedures for adequacy of internal controls.
Complete audit program steps utilizing COSO objectives and components that address operational, compliance and financial activities.
Utilize AutoAudit software to document audit procedures performed and maintain support documentation to ensure compliance with Audit Services Division Standards.
Work with functional management and other members of the Audit Services Staff to work through questions that arise during the audit process.
Assist in identifying and researching suggested improvements to areas being audited in order to reduce risk, improve compliance with related rules and regulations or ensure efficient utilization of company resources.
Communicate the status of audit steps to the appropriate member of the Audit Services Staff.
Submit completed audit programs to the appropriate member of the Audit Services Staff for review.
Assist in making recommendations for improvements and modifications to systems and procedures of area audited.
Assist in follow up audit procedures to ensure accurate and timely implementation of agreed upon recommendations.
Assist in performing the appropriate audit work and providing the required documentation for the public accounting firm in association with the annual financial statement audit and other compliance audits.
Assist other members of the Audit Services Division in completing assignments as needed.
Establish and maintain working relationships with members of functional management.
Demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and exhibit a positive professional image. 
Qualifications
EDUCATION:
Four year college degree in accounting/finance or business related field is required
Professional certification (CPA, CIA) or advanced degree preferred
 
EXPERIENCE:
Up to two years audit experience in a public accounting firm, internal audit department or related area preferred
 
COMPETENCIES \u2013 SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:
Strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational and oral/written communication skills
Self-directed, and able to work independently
Proven ability to meet goals and work at a high performance level
Ability to work within a team environment, skilled at interacting with internal and external personnel
Word processing and spreadsheet skills
Commitment to customer service
High degree of literacy in relation to accounting and auditing standards, financial statement internal controls, accounting practice, and internal audit activities
EEO StatementNelnet 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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Staff Auditor Nelnet, Inc. - Madison, WI, United States

   

Location: Madison, WI

Company Profile:
By helping people accomplish their educational goals instead of focusing on ourselves, we collectively have a huge impact on the quality of their lives, making the world a place where fulfilling dreams is possible. As we help families set up payment plans to better afford an education, support families' efforts to successfully plan for college, explain options to make it easier to pay back student loans, and simply answer questions, every interaction we have with customers impacts their educational experience, and I am proud to be a part of it.