Operations Finance Internship

Houston, TX

The operations finance internship is focused on supporting the project accounting and finance functions. Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with the operations finance interns getting exposure to critical tasks such as forecast modeling, cash flow analysis, risk/opportunity tracking, return on investment initiatives, and analytics. Interns will become a subject matter expert in different types of cost and revenue components such as labor, construction equipment, materials, and subcontracts. 


Kiewit Houston - 585 N Dairy Ashford Rd., Houston, TX 77079


  • Participate in month-end close out processes and preparation of financial reporting package for project management
  • Gathering and analyzing financial data, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations and solutions to management
  • Oversight of processes completed by service partners including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and human capital management
  • Foster relationships with the Operations team and shows a willingness to learn about the Construction industry
  • Ability to take on new challenges, outside of prior experiences or educational background, in order to build a versatile skillset
  • Understands intercompany and client billing process workflow, importance of timely and accurate billing documentation, and the effects of timeliness on cash management
  • Reviews costs, quantity claiming, budget structure and exception reports and makes appropriate corrections to ensure accurate reporting for leadership
  • Identifies, adjusts, and reviews forecast and budget issues with the cost report to confirm proper recognition of cost and revenue
  • Maintains a highly organized work environment, understands importance of time management, and communicates in a clear, concise and effective manner
  • Follows the Corporate Compliance Program and works in conjunction with the compliance department to implement all EEO and labor laws at the project level


  • 0 - 2 years of financial/data analysis experience
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business Management, and/or equivalent degree
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills.
  • Displays strong leadership qualities with the ability to drive projects from conception to completion.
  • Experience working with Excel including Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups, and other key functions is preferred.
  • Recognizes the importance of being a team player by adapting to changing project needs.
  • Effective communication (both oral and written), organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
  • Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Previous internship experience is preferred.

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