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Accounting Systems Intern

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 35204: Accounting Systems Intern 


Position Responsibilities

As an intern on the Accounting Systems team, you will leverage data and analytical tools to design and implement process improvement solutions for Revenue Accounting. You will also assist in the support of legacy processes and engage with IT to resolve issues.

Principle Duties:

  • Process improvements using technology and data
  • Provide solutions to internal customers
  • Automate reports to eliminate manual effort
  • Data mining using various data sources
  • Create routine and ad-hoc reports for business partners
  • Support Revenue Accounting invoice delivery processes (EDI 410, eDelivery)
  • Design and develop interactive dashboards and data solutions utilizing SQL, Spotfire, and other tools
  • Serve as a liaison between internal stakeholders and IT
  • Revenue Accounting Systems support, maintenance, and development
  • Develop and maintain day-to-day relationships with internal and external (vendor) partners
  • Translate non-technical requirements into technical business requirements and vice versa



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, and other majors in a similar field of study will be considered
  • Technical Skills:

    • Use of analytic tools such as SQL, Alteryx, Teradata, DB2, Spotfire, Python, etc.
  • Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Prioritize work as business needs change



Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,948/month

Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $3,293/ month

Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,553/month

Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,763/month

Graduate Student - $4,507/month

*Pay one time roundtrip mileage for out of area students.

*$425 bi-monthly housing stipend for out of area students (not prorated).



Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Hybrid - Two days (office); Three days (remote)

Duration – 12 weeks

Travel Required: 0-1 days per month



Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta