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Senior Tax Accountant for US & International Operations

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 149631 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Tax Compliance 

Department: Tax 

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 have a strong Corporate Tax accounting team with dedicated experts that are passionate about what they do, know how to solve problems and are inspired to coach and develop new employees.  We are adding a Tax Accountant to our team in our Omaha headquarters.  Our team supports all of Kiewit operations in North America, so if you have been heavily involved in US Taxes and have an interest in broadening your skills and knowledge in International Tax, this is a great opportunity to work with subject matter experts that can coach and train you in the International Tax domain.  You can expect to be involved in international tax filings, audits, tax research and planning, income tax, transaction tax (sales & use, VAT, GST) property tax, and tax incentives. Within our tax department, we offer opportunities to rotate in the various subgroups to learn new aspects of Tax and grow your career.   If you have 4+ years of tax accounting, highly motivated to learn and able to build relationships and seek growth in your career, we want to talk with you!   We offer excellent benefits, competitive pay, and offer stability and growth.  

District Overview

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, Kiewit is an employee-owned company operating through a network of offices in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, heavy civil, power, oil, gas and chemical, industrial, building and mining.  We have been rated in the top 200 companies by Forbes as a best place to work, and were recently ranked #1 in the top 100 design/build contractor firms in North America.  With revenues of $12.1 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 13,400 staff and 16,400 craft workers. 

Location

This position is based out of office in Omaha, NE. 

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and review of U.S. federal domestic and international tax filings (Forms 1065, 1120, 1118, 5471, 8858, and 8865)  
  • Preparation and review of Canadian federal and provincial income tax returns
  • Computation of estimated tax payments 
  • Completion of assigned projects 
  • Monitor tax legislation 
  • Assist with income tax audits and field support with regard to tax
  • Research and analysis of tax issues 
  • Interact with Kiewit Management and other Financial departments, tax preparers and external auditors
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting 
  • Four+ years accounting experience (US and Canada income tax experience preferred, but will consider candidates with a strong background in other areas of Tax (transaction tax, property tax, tax incentives that seek to grow their career)
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven technical abilities and problem solving skills 
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, income tax compliance and research software) 
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented 
  • Able to meet deadlines and juggle multiple tasks
  • Able to work independently, and as part of a team 
  • Some travel may be required 
  • Interest or Experience in Automation of financial functions

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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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