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Project Finance Analyst- Kiewit Industrial Group


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 148724 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial Group 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Project Finance Analyst is the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level all accounting and finance needs at a project level.  Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with this person acting as the CFO of their project, typically up to $200M in size. This position interfaces directly with project and district level management, providing trusted insight into the financial health of a project.  The primary focuses of this position include: evaluating construction job cost, data reporting/analysis for management, budgeting/forecasting and revenue recognition.  This person is also responsible for training, development, and management of all project business staff. 

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.    

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service engineering consulting and design firm serving a broad range of the industrial markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,700 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the industrial, transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Our operations-focused engineering provides our clients with safe and efficient facilities, and it integrates our 130 years of construction experience to finish projects on time and to make sure that Nobody Gets Hurt. 


Our rapidly growing Industrial Engineering team, which includes process, mechanical, electrical, controls, structural, architectural, geotechnical, and civil disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on EPC and design-build delivery of industrial projects in markets such as Food & Beverage, Mineral Processing, Renewable Fuels, Pulp and Paper, Steel & Aluminum, Industrial Buildings, and Industrial Energy, Water and Utilities. 



This position will be based out of Lenexa, KS.


•    Must be able to articulate and summarize information and results to executive management   
•    Involvement in our compliance programs including, regulations and accounting policies
•    Leads project forecast reviews, utilizes historical and trending data to validate forecast, and follows Company standards for cost and revenue reporting
•    Shows eagerness to learn the ins and outs of the field operations to better understand and communicate financial reports and data
•    Supports Operations team with decision making by identifying, quantifying, and communicating financial risks and opportunities
•    Manages employee performance using the division of responsibilities, clearly communicates expectations and goals, and provides coaching and radically honest feedback during employee performance reviews
•    Prepares client invoicing, manages accounts receivable and revenue, and reviews project cash flow projection on a monthly basis
•    Reviews and understands prime contract and change orders, including insurance, taxes, payment terms, and labor laws
•    Follows and implements proper internal controls, and acts as main point of contact for any internal or external financial audits
•    Drives continuous improvement throughout the organization and is a proponent for positive change
•    Earns trust, credibility, and buy in of processes from Operations team to create better cohesion and clear communication within the organization
•    Displays first-rate customer service skills - willing to help with a positive attitude when/where needed, and be helped with gratitude


•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or an equivalent degree is required
•    A minimum of 2 years of financial/data analysis or public accounting experience
•    Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
•    Effective communication (both oral and written), organization, and interpersonal skills
•    Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
•    Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities
•    High level of professionalism and standards
•    Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments
•    Travel and/or relocation may be required for this position (up to 20%)
•    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future 


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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

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