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Payroll Analyst - Kiewit Business Services

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 100619 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Shared Services 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Payroll Analyst position is part of the Kiewit Business Services Payroll Processing department within the Payroll group. We are looking for a Payroll Analyst with an anticipated starting date of August 1, 2020. As the Paroll Analyst you will be the liaison and point of contact for Kiewit’s US and International districts and projects. You will advise on a variety of accounting and payroll functions including but not limited to: cost moves, reporting, monitoring overpayments, payroll claims, PTO accruals and pre/post payroll audits. Responsibilities also include analyzing information and providing answers and solutions to questions from corporate personnel and Kiewit job sites.

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.

Location

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. 

Responsibilities
  • Pro-actively identify interface issues and determine effective business solutions to resolve issues
  • Partner with Senior Leadership to update and implement improved payroll procedures
  • Assist with special projects
  • Prepare and analyze accruals
  • Prepare accounting entries to allocate Job Costs
  • Prepare bonus runs and process third party sick pay
  • Assist with Internal and External Audit requests
  • Pro-active in responding to internal and external inquiries from employees, Internal Audit, External Audit, etc.
  • Partner closely with Human Resources to ensure that payroll practices are in conformance with employment and benefit practices
  • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external Kiewit departments; understands Kiewit’s core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business critical issues
  • Correspond with third party consultants
  • Practice the highest level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Reliable and consistent attendance 
  • Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement
  • Perform other job related tasks as needed or assigned
Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of computers; proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Mastery of basic Accounting functions; general payroll tax knowledge
  • Ability to develop and execute effective accounting and payroll practices
  • Assertiveness; willing to take on learning activities and grasp developmental opportunities
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
  • Excellent analytical, math and organizational skills
  • Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to understand and follow process and controls and identify possible process improvements
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a high volume environment
  • Develops action plans with timelines in order to implement strategy; involves others in the process and incorporates best ideas into plan and gains buy-in through effective communication
  • Relationship building and collaborations skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization and develop highly effective teams and alliances 
  • Ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to travel as needed, < 5%, must hold valid US Passport (if traveling to Canada, Australia, etc.)
  • Ability to lift, sit, stoop, bend, reach, climb stairs, etc. 
  • Ability to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration or similar field preferred
  • SAP background preferred
  • Payroll experience preferred 

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.


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