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Payroll Master Data Analyst - Kiewit Business Services

Company: Kiewit Corp.
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 163719

Job Level: Entry Level

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Business Services

Department: Business Management

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Master Data Analyst acts as a liaison and point of contact for Kiewit's US and International districts and projects.The analyst will advise on a variety of accounting and payroll functions including but not limited to: cost moves, reporting, monitoring overpayments, payroll claims, PTO accruals and post payroll audits. Responsibilities also include analyzing information and providing answers and solutions to questions from corporate personnel and Kiewit job sites.

District Overview

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 Master Data Analyst position is part of the Kiewit Business Services Payroll Processing department within the Payroll group.


This position is based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.


  • Pro-actively identify interface issues and determine effective business solutions to resolve issues
  • Partner with Senior Leadership to update and implement improved payroll procedures
  • Assist with special projects
  • Prepare and analyze accruals
  • Prepare accounting entries to allocate Job Costs
  • Prepare bonus runs and process third party sick pay
  • Perform manual tax adjustments
  • Assist in Year End Payroll processes, including but not limited to W-2's and amendments
  • Assist with Internal and External Audit requests
  • Pro-active in responding to internal and external inquiries from employees, Internal Audit, External Audit, etc.
  • Partner closely with Human Resources to ensure that payroll practices are in conformance with employment and benefit practices
  • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external Kiewit departments; understands Kiewit's core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business critical issues
  • Correspond with third party consultants
  • Practice the highest level of discretion and confidentiality
  • 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


    • Working knowledge of computers; proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
    • Mastery of basic Accounting functions; general payroll tax knowledge
    • Ability to develop and execute effective accounting and payroll practices
    • Assertiveness; willing to take on learning activities and grasp developmental opportunities
    • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
    • Excellent analytical, math and organizational skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Ability to understand and follow process and controls
    • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a high volume environment
    • 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
    • Relationship building and collaborations skills;ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization and develop highly effective teams and alliances
    • Ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers
    • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to travel as needed, Travel
    • 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
    • Must hold valid US Passport (if traveling to Canada, Australia, etc.)
    • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred
    • SAP background preferred
    • Payroll experience, including Payroll Tax preferred

      Other Requirements:
      ---Regular, reliable attendance
      ---Work productively and meet deadlines timely
      ---Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
      ---Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
      ---Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

      We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

      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.

      There's no limit to what you'll do at Kiewit. Whether you're building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people's lives for generations to come.

      Here you'll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities.

      We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

      Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.

      We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

      Nearest Major Market: Omaha
      Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
      Job Segment: Payroll, Data Analyst, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Internal Audit, Finance, Data

Keywords: Kiewit Corp., Omaha , Payroll Master Data Analyst - Kiewit Business Services, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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