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Senior Accountant, Project and Financial Accounting - Corporate Home Office

Kiewit Corporation Omaha, NE

Job Description

Requisition ID: 80893

    As a Senior Accountant in the Project and Financial Accounting group, you will be primarily responsible for owning the preparation of the income tax provision, with the opportunity to assume other key roles within the project and financial accounting department. You will be a key member in an evolving accounting department function focused on supporting operational and financial decision-makers.  

    At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals ” they're the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won't find just anywhere. We're always pushing new limits. You can too.  

    This position is based within the Controller's/Project and Financial Accounting group in Kiewit Plaza in Omaha, NE.  This is a corporate office in a professional office setting. 


  •     Prepare and analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports for accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards 
  •     Assist in various project and financial accounting tasks as part of the quarterly and year-end close processes 
  •     Assist project and financial accounting managers with other accounting-related matters, ad hoc requests, and special projects 
  •     Review work of other accountants in the department 
  •     Support internal and external auditors as needed
  •     Collaborate with other home office and district departments as necessary 
  •     Prepare footnotes for parent and subsidiary financial statements 
  •     Own the preparation of the annual and quarterly income tax provision under U.S. GAAP, ASC 740
  •     Own the preparation of the consolidated effective tax rate, forecasts, and related analysis 
  •     Prepare reconciliation of deferred tax asset/liability calculations


  •     Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  •     2+ years of experience in public accounting (audit or tax) 
  •     Strong analytical skills. Ability to analyze underlying principles, reasons or facts surrounding financial reports
  •     Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  •     Ability to collaborate within accounting and tax departments 
  •     Ability to quickly adapt to field-based operational practices 
  •     Excellent organizational skills, including ability to plan and prioritize work, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  •     Understanding of U.S. GAAP 
  •     Certified Public Accountant preferred

    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We're Different

  •    Consistently ranked within the top five of the œTop 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record 
  •    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
  •    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  •    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  •    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

    Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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