Kiewit Corporation AP Processing Specialist - Kiewit Business Services in Omaha, Nebraska

Date: Feb 28, 2018

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 72904

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 AP Invoice Processing Specialist position is part of the Kiewit Business Services Accounts Payable department within the Financial Services group.

Position Description

The AP Processing Specialist provides high quality support and outstanding customer service to all areas of the Kiewit organization and processes a high volume of AP invoices with accuracy.

Position Location

Omaha, NE

Reports to

AP Processing Manager, Supervisor

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage assigned workflows to ensure timely processing of vendor invoices

  • Process a high volume of invoices with accuracy

  • Perform three-way-match reconciliation of purchase order to goods receipt to invoice

  • Understand and apply tax plans appropriately to the processing of vendor invoices for multiple project locations

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers; understand Kiewit’s core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business critical issues

  • Follow processes, procedures and internal controls

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

  • Reliable and consistent attendance

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities

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

  • Perform other job related tasks as needed or assigned

Required Qualifications

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

  • Experience in a professional work environment

  • Effective 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

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

  • Attention to detail with ability to recognize discrepancies; ability to spot and anticipate problems and seek solutions

  • Excellent analytical, math and organization skills

  • Ability to understand both functional and end-to-end processes and controls

  • Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work

  • Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization

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

  • Ability to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making

  • 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

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to new processes and procedures in order to ensure efficiency and excellence in A/P Processing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some accounting knowledge

  • SAP background

  • Accounts Payable 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


  • Travel < 5%

  • Must hold valid US Passport (if traveling to Canada, Australia, etc.)

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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