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General Tax Accountant

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Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11870: General Tax Accountant 

 

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Conducts advance tax accounting and performs analysis and audit in connection with federal, state and local tax activities for Norfolk Southern Corporation and subsidiaries.

Principal Duties:

  • Provides expert analysis of the income statement, balance sheet and business activities to determine and report proper tax liabilities.
  • Develops tax planning ideas, conducts analyses and other special studies.
  • Furnishes income tax accruals and associated information for accurate financial reporting.
  • Prepares, reviews and files federal, state, local and Canadian income, franchise and miscellaneous tax returns.
  • Recommends, reviews and prepares payments, extensions, claims and related tax matters.

Job Related Experience:

Preferred Level: 3-5 years

Education:

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

Preferred Majors:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Accounting - Taxation

Licenses / Certifications:  Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Analyzing Problems
  • Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Written Communication

 

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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