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Staff Tax Accountant - Tax Compliance


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 133484 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Tax 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are seeking a self-motivated Staff Accountant to join our Corporate Tax department. This is a great opportunity to work with a team and continue to grow your skills and career. This department is responsible for tax research and planning, income tax, transaction tax (sales & use, VAT, GST) property tax, and tax incentives. The successful candidate’s initial assignment will be to the transaction tax group and will need to be a highly motivated individual with the ability to build relationships quickly and naturally. These relationships will bring this candidate the credibility needed to operate as a successful business partner within the Kiewit Companies. 


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. 


This position is based out of Kiewit's headquarters at 1550 Mike Fahey Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting. 


  • Preparation of transactional tax returns (state, local, and international)
  • Analysis of tax payable accounts
  • Completion of assigned projects
  • Monitor tax legislation
  • Assist with tax audits
  • Research and analysis of tax issues


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or equivalent
  • 0-3 years tax experience
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven technical abilities
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office 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

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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