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Accounts Payable Analyst


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 154962 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Business Services 

Department: Accounting 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit employs 30,000 employees and has been in business for 136 years.  We are consistently rated by Forbes as a top place to work, and were recently named by ENR as #1 in the top 200 Design/Build contractors in North America.  We are the best at what we do and are looking for more great people to join our team in Omaha! 

We are adding an Accounts Payable Analyst to our Kiewit Business Services team.  This is an integral role, supporting our entire North American operations in Accounts Payable, and a new position in the department, so its a great opportunity for you to make your mark!  In this role, you will work with internal partners to solve organizational problems by analyzing data, processes, workflows, or systems with the goal identifying opportunities for improvement. This role will have an impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of our daily operations by providing insights and proposed solutions to the business stakeholders to address areas of opportunity.
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 Business Services (KBS) shared-service model empowers you to solve real business problems, innovate new solutions and drive organizational change all while finding your path. KBS does this through open and accessible leadership, variety of business services offered with the ability to transfer between teams, involvement in committees, and focus on customer service and continuous improvement. Here, you’ll gain exposure to all aspects of the business, giving you valuable experience and more avenues to develop your skills.


This position is based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting. 


  • Improve, execute, and effectively communicate root cause analysis and insights that identify meaningful trends and opportunities for the business to act upon. in relation to Accounts payable functions 
  • Partner with other stakeholders across our business to identify areas of improvement including the impact/ROI and provide strong and timely financial and business analytic decision support.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis on the various questions/challenges we receive from the field customers. May include looking at vendor history, cycle time, trends and patterns that would help us understand the business impacts.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to help develop reports that will be utilized by business to provide insights and improve processes.   Utilize technology, automation to improve efficiency in the accounts payable functions
  • Act as a liaison between business and Technology to ensure that critical tasks are completed and communicated back to business.
  • Act as an intermediary between business and Tax Department to address any concerns.
  • Participate in regular meetings with management, assessing and addressing issues to identify and implement improvements towards efficient operations. 
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers; understand Kiewit’s core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business-critical issues
  • Additional tasks as needed to support the team


Three plus years of professional business experience in Accounts Payable functions with solid understanding of accounts payable processes
Experience working in an ERP system and Procure to Pay (P2P) environment.  SAP experience highly desired. 
Experience and ability to work with technology to improve transactional processes and improve Report Automation
Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify and assess the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to collect, organize, analyze data, and recognize discrepancies
Effective verbal and written communication skills; strong presentation skills; ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the company and disseminate information with accuracy.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and keeping tasks on track
Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work
Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization
Open to change and new information; able to rapidly adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles; demonstrates flexibility in thought and action
Demonstrates professional behavior and a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

College degree in accounting, business or related field
Proficiency with statistics and analyzing data in Excel using advanced functions (pivot tables, V-Lookup, Formulas)

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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