Financial Data Analyst


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 171774 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Controller 

Department: Accounting 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you an operations minded individual who enjoys numbers and solving problems?  Are you interested in using data analytics and technology to unlock insights and eliminate manual tasks? At Kiewit, we believe in the power of analytics to create exceptional results. 


We are hiring a Staff Accountant for our Accounting Technology Workgroup (ATW), to support the team with financial analysis and automation of accounting/financial processes.  You will be asked to answer the types of questions only accountants can while utilizing the tools and advanced technologies associated with high level data analytics organizations.

 The ATW group is responsible for enabling a group of 30+ accountants to create more sophisticated and visualized reporting through gathering data requirements, developing reporting, and enabling efficiencies. You will also encourage analytics independence as a subject matter expert and champion of business intelligence software (e.g. Power BI, Tableau, etc.).  The group also leads the Accounting Department’s Robotic Process Automation efforts.

 Kiewit is known as an organization that encourages high performers to challenge themselves by operating in roles they may not be classically trained for. This position embodies this spirit as the experiences will lend themselves nicely into several potential paths including accounting roles / leadership, operations management, data analysis roles and technology group positions.


District Overview

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 will be located in our Omaha Nebraska headquarters.  We do not offer relocation for this position.  


  • Understand Management’s accounting needs and collaborate with other Accountants to design world class reporting as well as automated solutions to eliminate manual activities.  
  • Build tools independently and with the assistance of Kiewit’s technology and analytics resources including data visualizations in Power BI, Tableau.  Design and maintain BI solutions that provide accurate data, enabling users to make well informed decisions. 
  • Provide internal consulting services to the accounting department to improve their self-service analytics capabilities.  
  • Prepare month, quarter and year-end financial reporting packages for executive leadership. 
  • Data Acquisition – Extract data from enterprise sources, transform, clean, and prepare for use by accounting, using SQL, and Teradata.  
  • Analyze Data – Conduct data analysis using MS Power BI and Tableau.
  • Present Data – Explain results of analysis to team members, train business how to use decision support tools, develop training materials. Use data visualization to aid communication.
  • Provice internal consulting services to various departments to improve their self-service capabilities.  
  • Respond to ad hoc requests made by Management and assist in special projects as needed.


This position suits a self-starter with initiative, curiosity, and a desire to learn.  You must be proactive in seeking developmental opportunities and additional responsibilities as they present themselves.  A successful candidate will be highly motivated and can build professional relationships quickly and naturally.  These relationships will bring this candidate the credibility needed to operate as a successful business partner within Kiewit and our partners.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Intelligence & Analytics, MIS, or equivalent
  • Must have two or more years of accounting, finance or business analytics experience
  • General knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting principles and practices
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel abilities.
  • Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; must be comfortable with proactively engaging department members.
  • Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical terms and concepts into visualizations and business terms.
  • Can work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate business data into digestible information that improves decision making. 
  • Passion for learning new data analysis methods and tools.  Must have strong problem solving skills, and creativity to develop automated solutions for financial/accounting teams.
  • Experience with MS Power BI or Tableau reporting tools preferred.
  • Experience writing SQL queries (SQL Server, Teradata) a plus.

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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