Staff Tax Accountant - Corporate Home Office

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Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 77924

Location: 
This position will be based out of Kiewit Plaza at 3555 Farnam Street in Omaha, but some travel may be required. 

Position Overview: 
We are seeking a self-motivated Tax Accountant to join our Corporate Tax team, who is self-aware and who takes initiative.  As a Tax Accountant at Kiewit, you must be assertive to take on learning activities and grasp developmental opportunities. You must also have the ability to build relationships quickly and naturally, as these relationships will bring you the credibility needed to operate as a successful business partner within Kiewit. Whether you have a year or two of Tax experience, or you've only studied it in school, this is a great opportunity to work in the Private sector, with very little travel, and more work/life balance than Public Accounting. This is also a great opportunity to learn and grow with our organization, as we like to promote from within.  This could be your chance to make a huge impact at a Fortune 500 Company with operations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Are you up for the challenge?  If so, read on!   

Responsibilities: 
- Preparation of income tax returns (U.S. federal, state, and international)
- Computation of estimated tax payments 
- Preparation of book to tax adjustment work papers
- Research and analysis of tax issues
- Monitor tax legislation 
- Assist with income tax audits 
- Completion of other projects as assigned
 
Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting (or will have one in December 2018)
- 0-2 years of accounting experience
- Tax experience preferred with income tax experience strongly preferred
- Financial accounting experience strongly preferred
- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written 
- Proven technical abilities 
- Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, income tax compliance, and research software) 
- Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented 
- Willing and able to put in the time required to meet deadlines 
- Able to work independently, and as part of a team 
- Some travel may be required 

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Accounting, Engineer, Tax, Compliance, Water Treatment, Finance, Engineering, Legal

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