Norfolk Southern Manager Corporate Accounting in Atlanta, Georgia
Norfolk Southern is one of the nation's premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern has the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.
We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
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Performs and supervises Corporate Accounting activities.
Oversees monthly journal entries preparation and review, income statement variance reviews, and financial statement reviews.
Oversees and prepares journal entries and general ledger reconciliations.
Ensures that financial transactions are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and as prescribed by the Surface and Transportation Board (STB).
Supervises the preparation of quarterly and annual GAAP and STB reports.
Supervises the preparation of various internal and external reports for presentation to management, the Board of Directors, Interstate
Commerce Commission and stockholders.
Reviews and analyzes the work of experts to estimate liabilities and annual expenses for personal injury, environmental, and related claims.
Analyzes and interprets complicated financial transactions.
Prepares written analyses explaining any significant changes in the financial statements and answers questions related to our published financial data.
Requires thorough knowledge of financial reporting standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Job Related Experience:
Minimum Level: 3-5 years
Preferred Level for Management Consideration: 6-10 years
Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BS)
Preferred Major: Accounting
Licenses / Certifications:
Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
MS Word/Word Processing
Skills and Abilities:
Planning and Organizing
Shift Work: No
Weekend Work: Yes
Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,
Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.