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Finance Analyst Intern - Kiewit Energy US

Houston, Texas, United States
Closing date
Feb 9, 2023

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Accounting, Auxiliary & Support Staff
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Requisition ID: 166584

Job Level: Internship

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy US District

Department: Business Management

Market: OGC

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary


As a construction and engineering leader, Kiewit - through its operating companies - brings a wealth of diverse resources and a track record for delivering the highest quality results on budget and on schedule. We service a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; industrial; and mining.

The scale of our operations is huge. Our projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing accounting and finance professionals as they're the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. Our objective is to hire driven problem solvers, who display strong leadership potential and are looking for a rewarding, collaborative experience.

Position Overview

The operations finance internship is focused on supporting the project accounting and finance functions. Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with the operations finance interns getting exposure to critical tasks such as forecast modeling, cash flow analysis, risk/opportunity tracking, return on investment initiatives, and analytics. Interns will become a subject matter expert in different types of cost and revenue components such as labor, construction equipment, materials, and subcontracts.


Houston, TX


• Participate in month-end close out processes and preparation of financial reporting package for project management
• Gathering and analyzing financial data, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations and solutions to management
• Oversight of processes completed by service partners including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and human capital management
• Foster relationships with the Operations team and shows a willingness to learn about the Construction industry
• Ability to take on new challenges, outside of prior experiences or educational background, in order to build a versatile skillset
• Understands intercompany and client billing process workflow, importance of timely and accurate billing documentation, and the effects of timeliness on cash management
• Reviews costs, quantity claiming, budget structure and exception reports and makes appropriate corrections to ensure accurate reporting for leadership
• Identifies, adjusts, and reviews forecast and budget issues with the cost report to confirm proper recognition of cost and revenue
• Maintains a highly organized work environment, understands importance of time management, and communicates in a clear, concise and effective manner
• Follows the Corporate Compliance Program and works in conjunction with the compliance department to implement all EEO and labor laws at the project level


• Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business Management, and/or equivalent degree
• Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
• Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills.
• Displays strong leadership qualities with the ability to drive projects from conception to completion.
• Experience working with Excel including Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups, and other key functions is preferred.
• Recognizes the importance of being a team player by adapting to changing project needs.
• Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills.
• Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
• Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
• Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future
• Must have a valid Driver's License
• Previous internship experience is preferred.

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.

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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: Houston
Job Segment: Summer Internship, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Financial Analyst, Entry Level, Finance

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