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AP Operations Specialist - Kiewit Business Services


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 127800 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Shared Services 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The AP Operations Specialist is responsible for a variety of tasks including reviewing invoices for  non-resident withholding tax requirements, assisting the disbursements team with processing payments, assisting with 1099 reporting and reviewing expense reports for adherence to company guidelines. This position will be expected to assist in any area of the AP Operations group as needed.


Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2014 revenues of $10.4 billion and employs around 25,700 staff and craft employees.
This is your chance to join the best construction, mining and engineering organization on earth that was recently named to Forbes America’s Best Employers, Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders, and Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies!  Picture yourself at a financially stable company that has been profitable for more than 130 years!  Endless opportunity for career growth and development.  If this sounds like a match for you, apply with us today!
Other benefits of joining our team include:
-    Benefits coverage from DAY ONE of employment
-    Eligible to accrue 20 days’ Paid Time Off in your first year, 8 paid holidays
-    Our employees pay less than 10% of the cost of Benefits, with participation in our Wellness Program
-    We contribute up to 10% of your salary into your 401K for retirement
-    We spend an average of $80M on training and developing our people each year
-    We reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs


District Overview

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is a cross-functional shared service organization that provides the business units with customer-specific services focused on cost and business value.   Our services include non-core, yet essential, functions of our businesses including accounts payable, accounts receivable, change control, human capital management, payroll, project initiation, compliance and continuous improvement.

The AP Operations Specialist position is part of the Kiewit Business Services Accounts Payable department within the Financial Services group.


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. 


Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review invoices for non-resident withholding tax requirements
  • Update/monitor the AP system with correct tax codes
  • Assist the Disbursements team with payment processing
  • Annual 1099 reporting 
  • Expense report audits to ensure compliance with company guidelines
  • Other tasks as needed to support the AP Operations group
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers; understand Kiewit’s core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business critical issues
  • Reliable and consistent attendance


Secondary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement
  • Perform other job related tasks as needed or assigned


  • Previous Accounting/Business experience or a related degree
  • Working knowledge of computers and Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish daily work and projects
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to analyze and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage a fluctuating, high volume workload
  • Prior SAP experience preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

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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