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Financial Accounting & Audit Internship (2023)

Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Requisition ID: 125308

Job Level: Internship

Department: Accounting

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary

Position Overview

We know youre 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 or Audit career. Here, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within the Financial Accounting and Audit Departments. Your capabilities and talents will flourish while supporting Kiewits business goals and the iconic projects we build.

District Overview

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 theyrethe 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 responsibilitythey wont find just anywhere.Were always pushing new limits. You can too.


This position is located at 1550 Mike Fahey Street. Connected to Kiewit University, the new Kiewit Plaza provides a modern, state-of-the-art venue in the emerging Builders District north of downtown Omaha.

  • Workpaper preparation for wholly owned entities, subsidiary financial statement (including footnotes) and Joint Venture financial results
  • Perform internal financial, operational, compliance, and strategic audits
  • Review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Preparation and distribution of Joint Venture financial results
  • Establish trust and productive working relationship with field personnel and construction partners
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness and use of accepted accounting procedure
  • Effectively communicate with other Accountants, Supervisors and Managers
  • 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 actively pursuing a bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP, U.S. GAAS, and controls framework
  • 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
Additional Requirements:
  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
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.

Company: Kiewit

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  • Job Reference: 706401002-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent