Non-Resident Withholding Accountant - Kiewit Business Services (Bilingual English/Spanish)

Kiewit Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 3 months ago

Requisition ID: 80503

As the Non-Resident Withholding Accountant, you will be responsible for non-resident withholding reporting for various tax authorities. In addition, you will reconcile various general ledger accounts associated with NRWH and ensure that internal customers and external vendors are receiving the best possible customer service from this department.

District

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is a cross-functional shared service organization that provides the business units with customer-specific services focused on cost and business value. Our services include non-core, yet essential, functions of our businesses including accounts payable, accounts receivable, change control, human capital management, payroll, project initiation, compliance and continuous improvement.

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.

Location

This is a shared services environment in Kiewit Business Center, a Professional office setting in Omaha, NE

Responsibilities

  • Review invoices for non-resident withholding tax requirements

  • Research tax regulations and apply the appropriate tax

  • File the required tax returns to the various tax authorities for the non-resident withholding

  • Apply accounting knowledge and experience to perform reconciliations and post general ledger entries

  • Update/monitor the AP system with correct tax codes

  • Act as a support unit to Kiewit field personnel, vendors, and the tax authority for timely and accurate communication of the reporting requirements and amounts withheld

  • Coordinate with the training of field personnel and KBS Processors

  • Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvement; collaborate with internal and external partners to increase efficiencies in the department

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers; understand Kiewit's core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business critical issues

  • Reliable and consistent attendance

  • Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement

  • Perform other job-related tasks as needed or assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of Accounting experience

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Working knowledge of computers and Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to recognize discrepancies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others

  • A demonstrated pattern of success in meeting quality objectives

  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish daily work and projects

  • 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

  • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to manage a fluctuating, high volume workload

  • Prior Tax and SAP experience preferred

  • Understanding of tax regulations preferred

  • Understanding of foreign exchange calculations preferred

  • Ability to travel as needed (annually for training)

  • Ability to Lift, sit, stoop, bend, reach, climb stairs, etc.

  • Ability to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources.

Other common names for this role: AP Payments Accountant, Accountant, Staff Accountant, Early Career Accountant

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 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 20,000-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

  • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment

  • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay

  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

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.


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