SOS Temp Accountant I
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Hiring Agency:
Administrative Services - Agency 65

Lincoln Job Posting

Hiring Rate:

Classification Salary Range:
$17.22 - $25.38

Job Posting:
JR2024-00003722 SOS Temp Accountant I (Open)

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Job Description:
Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." The Division of Operations has immediate openings for an Accountant I to join their team!

You have the passion; we have the opportunities - let's make a difference for Nebraskans!

Job Duties:

•Receipt monies for various licenses and programs and prepare deposit
•Prepare billing documents, invoice, and other financial forms; records
transactions into one or more accounting financial management systems.
•Posts data legers, journals, and worksheets to establish and maintain
records of all financial transactions.
•Process Accounts Payable invoices and contract payments through
OnBase into the Enterprise One (NIS) voucher system.
•Process Employee Expense Reimbursements (ERDs) and travel documents
for payment.
•Review documentation for compliance with DHHS and State policies and
•Apply proper coding to ensure accurate financial statement presentation of
receipts and disbursements.
•Prepare, review, and use spreadsheets for processing and documentation.
•Comply with the State's pre-audit policy and process; and use the 3-way
match process to purchase orders for proper validation.
•File documentation electronically or on paper for future reference.
•Evaluates accounting documents received for conformance with agency
policies and procedures or contract requirements; initiates and approves
•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.
•Develops, prepares, and maintains spreadsheets and reports to track
and/or monitor the process of financial transactions; compiles information
and provides to management for analysis.
•Reviews data on vouchers, invoices, computer printouts, and other
financial documents to ensure the information is accurate and complete
and meets the established agency requirements; contacts document
originator to request required documentation or elicit additional

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.

PREFERRED: Experience in data input in Enterprise One (E-1) and proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience with OnBase data program, NFOCUS and MMIS is a plus. Experience processing Out of State Travel Authorizations (OSTA;s) and Direct Billing Authorizations (DBAs)

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; word processing and spreadsheet computer software programs; database management.

Skill in: Gathering and compiling data into spreadsheets and databases.

The position requires high attention to detail and follow up skills.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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