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Tax Accountant - Omaha, NE

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Accounting, Audit & Legal
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Requisition ID: 170655

Job Level: Entry Level

Home District/Group: DHO Tax Compliance

Department: Tax

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

Kiewit employs over 25,000 people and has a history dating back to 1884.. We are consistently rated by Forbes as a top place to work and were recently named by ENR as the #1 Design/Build contractor in North America. We have a strong Corporate Tax team with dedicated experts that are passionate about what they do, know how to solve problems and are inspired to coach and develop new employees. We are adding a Tax Accountant to our team in our Omaha headquarters.

Our team supports all of Kiewit operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, so if you want to broaden your tax experience, this is a great opportunity to work with subject matter experts that will coach and train you in all of these areas.

In this role, you will be involved in U.S. federal, state and international income tax filings, audits, tax research and planning, and technology and automation projects. If you are highly motivated, able to build relationships, and seek growth in your career, we want to talk with you! We offer excellent benefits, competitive pay, stability, and growth opportunities.

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. We have been rated in the top 200 companies by Forbes as a best place to work. With revenues of $13.7 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 12,400 staff and 13,300 skilled craft workers.


This position is based in our headquarters office in Omaha, NE.


• Preparation of U.S. federal, state, and U.S. international tax filings (Forms 1065, 1120, 1118, 5471, 8858, and 8865).
• Preparation of Canadian federal and provincial income tax returns.
• Computation of estimated tax payments.
• Completion of assigned projects.
• Monitor tax legislation.
• Assist with income tax audits and field support.
• Research and analysis of tax issues.
• Interact with Kiewit Management and other financial departments, tax preparers and external auditors.


• Bachelor's Degree in accounting is required.
• Preference for income tax experience (internship or post college).
• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Proven accounting/tax technical abilities, strong problem-solving skills, strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, income tax compliance and research software).
• Must be able to meet deadlines, juggle multiple tasks and able to work independently as well 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.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
Job Segment: Accounting, Tax, Intern, Wastewater, Finance, Entry Level, Engineering

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