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Tax Accountant


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 166400 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Tax Compliance 

Department: Tax 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are adding an Income Tax Accountant to our Corporate Tax department. If you have two years of income tax experience, or two years of broad financial accounting/tax background, this is a great opportunity for you to work with a highly experienced team to learn all the ropes for Corporate Income Tax.  While in this role, you will expand your knowledge in both domestic and international corporate tax filings, and deepen your understanding of Tax Legislation for a large corporation working across all of North America.  This team is responsible for tax research and planning, executing state and federal income tax, Canada Tax, transaction tax (sales & use, VAT, GST) property tax, transfer pricing between countries, audits and tax incentives.  We offer mentoring and development, opportunities to move around within the Tax groups to learn all areas of our business, excellent benefits and tuition reimbursement if you want to pursue a secondary degree. 

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.   Our company has consistently grown for the last 15 years with revenues around $13B, and we move into 2023 with a strong backlog of work, which means great job stability!  


This position is based at our Headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.  (This is not a remote work opportunity).  


•    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.  (We provide training if you have not worked on Canadian tax returns).
•    Computation of estimated tax payments 
•    Monitor tax legislation 
•    Assist with income tax audits and Research, analyze and solve tax issues
•    Complete other projects/tasks as needed within the department



•    Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
•    Two to five years of Accounting experience required.  Experience in Tax analysis, Income tax preparation or experience preparing calculations for state income taxes preferred.    
•    Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
•    Strong analysis, problem solving skills required.  Strong organizational skills, and able to demonstrate detail orientation
•    Strong computer skills required.  Must have experience using Microsoft Office Suite, and accounting/tax related software.   
•    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 


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 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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