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Staff Tax Accountant - Tax Compliance


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 133484 

Job Level: Mid 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 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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