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Nelnet Accounting Intern-GRNE Solar in Topeka, Kansas

Our Vision: We make dreams possible.

Yes, we’re a student loan servicer. We’re also a technology company, idea incubator, start-up accelerator, and K-12 and higher education expert. At Nelnet, we’re so much more than what you think—and we’re just getting started. So, no matter what you want to do in life—build codes or build brands—we’re the best place to do it.

Join Nelnet as an intern and do real work that matters to our business. All Nelnet interns receive one-on-one mentorship, competitive pay, casual dress, flexible schedule, intern-specific programming, and meaningful work experience.

Apply to one of our internships today. Your career awaits.

Since 2012, GRNE-Nelnet, LLC has established deep roots throughout the Midwest. Our teams have been developed to operate in two very different areas - commercial and residential. Our full-service solar installation team includes consultants, engineers, project managers, electricians, and solar installers. Collectively, we have over two decades of renewable energy and green construction experience.

We are looking for an intern to perform a variety of duties in the accounting department. This associate will develop, prepare, and analyze financial and operating data. Excel knowledge is vital in order to be successful in this role. This associate needs to be comfortable creating and formatting spreadsheets with formulas at an intermediate level. Also, must be able to integrate spreadsheets into accounting software.


  1. Perform Account Receivable and Accounts Payable functions, to include the administration and payment of corporate credit cards

  2. Reconcile accounts, research and resolve all outages and outstanding items within corporate standards

  3. Work with internal departments, as well as outside agencies, on various accounting issues

  4. Provide information to other areas of the company

  5. Process and distribute reports as necessary and effectively communicate appropriate information to Accounting Supervisors

  6. Provide backup support for various functions within the department, as directed by management


Bachelor's Degree-seeking with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.


Completion of business and finance courses in a degree-seeking capacity. Proficient with MS Office Suite.


  1. Consistent, High Quality Results: Establishes credibility by producing timely, accurate and

insightful results. Earns the respect of others through effective interaction with all teams.

  1. Extensive Microsoft Excel experience. Workday and Quickbooks Online experience a plus.

  2. Efficiency/Accountability: Allocates time efficiently, focusing on ever-shifting priorities,

continually seeks ways to improve individual and team productivity. Highly accountable and

able to manage multiple complex tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Effective

follow through skills.

  1. Energy, Drive, and Motivation: Embraces challenges enthusiastically, then executes


  1. Entrepreneurial: Encounters new business ideas and continuously assesses the proposals.

  2. Possesses strong project management and organizational skills.

  3. Able to work independently.

  4. Strong/confident communication style: Effectively communicates with and engages all

levels of the organization from peers to executive management both verbally and in writing.

  1. Displays confidence in expressing opinions and in offering a point of view. Strong

interpersonal skills.

Nelnet 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 Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.