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Financial Accounting Intern - Corporate Home Office
Kiewit | Omaha, Nebraska
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 81136

We know you're not just looking for an internship. You want an adventure - to do something that makes a real impact on the world around you. You want more opportunity and meaningful responsibilities from Day One, and you never settle for second best.

An Intern position with Kiewit provides a hands-on learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time Accounting career. Here, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within the Financial Accounting Department. Your capabilities and talents will flourish while supporting Kiewit's business goals and the iconic projects we build.

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 our Kiewit Plaza at 3555 Farnam St in Omaha, NE. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.


* Workpaper preparation for wholly owned entities
* Subsidiary financial statement, including footnotes
* Preparation and distribution of Joint Venture financial results
* Establish trust and productive working relationship with field personnel and construction partners
* Effectively communicate with other Accountants, Supervisors and Managers
* Assist in CFO packet reports and other analysis as necessary
* Journal entry preparation
* Reliable and consistent attendance
* Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement process improvements
* Perform other work-related tasks as needed or assigned


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.

* Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Accounting
* Proficient in Microsoft Programs including Office, Excel, and Outlook
* Knowledge of basic accounting functions and journal entries
* Effective communicator. Ability to provide information to supervisors, co-workers and internal customers clearly and accurately, as well as accurate, efficient and corrective feedback
* Clear, fast thinker who is able to translate business needs into pragmatic solutions
* Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
* Excellent analytical skills. Ability to analyze underlying principles, reasons or facts surrounding financial reports
* Good attention to detail, with ability to recognize discrepancies
* Excellent organizational skills, including ability to plan and prioritize work, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
* Critical thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to analyze and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
* Successful completion of Intermediate Financial Accounting, Introduction to Tax and
* Prior work experience with using multiple technology systems preferred

Other common names for this role: Accounting Intern, Accounting Internship, Financial Accounting Internship

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We're Different

* Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
* We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
* Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
* Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization
* Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO's

Kiewit is 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.

About Kiewit

Clients have been counting on Kiewit since 1884 and we've always delivered. While other contractors have come and gone, we've evolved into one of the largest and most respected construction and mining organizations in North America. We have fundamental goals at Kiewit: build quality projects safely, on time and on budget; no matter how challenging or unique the project, no matter how large or small.

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