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Staff Tax Accountant

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 156192 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Tax Compliance 

Department: Tax 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

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.   

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. 

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. With revenues of $12.1 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 12,400 staff and 16,400 craft workers. Kiewit Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Location

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. 

Responsibilities

Kiewit Corporation is seeking a self-motivated individual to work as a Staff Tax Accountant in our Corporate Tax Department. Responsibilities include: 

  • Preparation of personal property tax returns and related workpapers, ensuring timely completion
  • Analyze and review assessment notices
  • Reconciliation of property tax bills to ensure accurate payments
  • Research and gather data for property tax appeals and audits
  • Ensure timely preparation and completion of tax incentive compliance
  • Research  tax impact of business transactions and developments 
  • Monitor and analyze impact of tax legislation
  • Examine current processes to improve efficiency and quality of work 
  • Support ongoing and new projects within the department

Qualifications

This position requires self-awareness and initiative. This individual must be assertive to take on learning activities and grasp developmental opportunities. A successful candidate will be highly motivated and have 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. 

  • 0 - 3 years of tax or accounting experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Research and analytical skills
  • 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


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 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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