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Assistant Manager Taxes

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Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11692: Assistant Manager Taxes 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Supervises and prepares returns, payments and claims for property, sales and use and miscellaneous taxes.

Principal Duties:

  • Ensures accounting records and maps are accurate and in compliance with applicable filing requirements in order to minimize penalties, interest, and forfeitures of permits or title to property.
  • Prepares property tax budget and comparison to actual data.
  • Provides information for use in tax planning on assigned taxes.
  • Provides data and supporting documentation for use in administrative appeals and litigation of property tax issues.
  • Provides assistance in proposed corporate transactions, tax legislation and tax litigation matters.
  • Ensures that internal controls are operating effectively in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: Not specified Preferred Level: 6-10 years


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (BA, BS, MBA, MS)

Preferred Majors:

  • Accounting - Taxation
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business

Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Technical Skills:

None listed

Skills and Abilities:

  • Written Communication
  • Communication Skills
  • People Development
  • Management
  • Analyzing Problems

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Tax Agent
  • General Tax Agent

Future Jobs:

  • Director State Taxes
  • Assistant Director State Taxes

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is 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.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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