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Nelnet Senior Financial Analyst - NBS in Phoenix, Arizona

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining financial analysis processes and reporting needs including monthly financial variances, forecasting, financial modeling, key metrics and trends. This position also assists divisions within NBS with the annual budget process, develops standard templates and processes, and provides historical trending analysis.


  1. Assist with preparation of monthly financial reporting packages for use by executive management.

  2. Prepare, review, and record general ledger journal entries.

  3. Recommend, track, and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) for various divisions in the NBS portfolio.

  4. Assist with preparation of annual budgets and periodic comparisons of budget vs. actual.

  5. Analyze complex information, draw logical conclusions, and make sound recommendations.

  6. Develop ad-hoc financial projections and financial models.

  7. Perform various research and analysis to aid NBS Leaders in decision making.

  8. Ensure compliance with financial guidelines and company policies.


  1. Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field


  1. 3+ years of experience in accounting or finance


  1. Ability to present financial information to a non-financial audience.

  2. Strong organizational skills.

  3. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

  4. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

  5. Detail oriented and able to perform in a high-pressure environment.

  6. Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  7. Proficiency to work with large datasets and ensure data integrity.

  8. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

Colorado Candidates: Salary range for this role is $55,000 - $70,000

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .

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 Nelnet Corporate Recruiting.

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 .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Nelnet is a leading student loan servicer – but we’re even more than that. We’re a professional services company, telecommunications innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just the shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers and making their dreams possible.

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