Kiewit Corporation Union Benefit Analyst in Omaha, Nebraska68132

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 66183

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• 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

• 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

Department/District/Project Description

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.

The Union Benefit Analyst position is part of the KBS Payroll Reporting department within the KBS Payroll Services area.

Position Description

The Union Benefit Analyst is responsible for union benefit general ledger accounts and is the point of contact for audits, both internal and external. This individual will also collaborate with the Union Benefit Specialists on problem solving, implementing best practice and assist with payment issues and audits as needed.

Position Location

Omaha, NE

Reports to

Payroll Reporting Supervisor

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Research and resolve open general ledger postings to ensure items are cleared

  • Coordinate with Account Reconciliation team and Payroll Reporting Specialists to resolve open issues

  • Run US and Canada evaluated status report for specialists

  • Manage third party union benefit audits

  • Create ad hoc queries to fulfill internal and external requests

  • Complete payroll audits and maintain list of all audits and current status

  • Collaborate with legal department on payroll audits to verify protocol is being followed

  • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external departments; understands Kiewit’s core business and promotes a sense of urgency toward business critical issues

  • Collaborate with co-workers, internal and external Kiewit departments to promote continuous improvement

  • Assist in the preparation of union benefit payments, with auditing union benefit payments, supplemental payments and mailings, and with other department duties as needed

  • Manage assigned cases in Service Now

  • Reliable and consistent attendance

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities

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

  • Perform other work related tasks as needed or assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Minimum three years of general Accounting experience

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies

  • Highly motivated and self-directed

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral 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

  • Demonstrated pattern of success in meeting quality objectives

  • Demonstrates professional behavior and a positive attitude

  • Makes timely decisions with well-developed judgment, while considering alternatives, risks and other critical decision factors

  • Open to change and new information; able to rapidly adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles; demonstrates flexibility in thought and action

  • Develops action plans with timelines in order to implement strategy; involves others in the process and incorporates best ideas into plan and gains buy-in through effective communication

  • Ability to research, recommend and implement process improvement/enhancements to create efficiencies within the department

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field

  • Prior SAP Experience

Work Environment

Shared Service Center – Professional office setting

Physical Requirements

  • Travel as needed

  • Lifting, sitting, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing stairs, etc.

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


No travel expected for this position

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.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha

Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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