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Assistant Manager Corporate Accounting

Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition: 19999


Job Description
Job Description


Primary Purpose:

Performs and supervises Corporate Accounting activities.


Principal Duties:

  • Prepares and files various financial reports that may include various 10-K and 10-Q supporting schedules, reports for the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and unclaimed property (escheatment).
  • Responsible for accounting and reporting related to various accounts that may inlcude prepaid softwae maintenance, new debt agreements, long-term and short-term investment portfolios, and subsidiaries reporting.
  • Assists in various close-related activities including account analysis and review.
  • Ensures that financial transactions are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Surface Transportation Board (STB).
  • Prepared financial statements and reports for subsidiaries.
  • Responds to audit requests from internal and external auditors.
  • Develops, analyzes, and interprets data to formulate various estimates.
  • Assists with the development, analyis, and interpretation of data.
  • Coordinates preparation and development of various monthly, quarterly, and annual federal and state regulatory reports, employment and compensation data, reports to security analysts, and other financial and statistical summaries. 
  • Ensures the intrgrity of data provided from various complex systems.
  • Responsiblie for the reviewing of deliverables and coaching Senior Accountants. 


Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 2-5 Years

Preferred Level: 3-6 Years



Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BBA, BS)

Preferred Majors:


Licenses / Certifications:

Required: None listed

Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • People Development
Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month

New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA


Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.




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.


We are a team of more than 20,000 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.


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. More information can be found at NS-EEO

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta