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IT Segment Financial Lead

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

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Job Description

Manage end to end financial activity for one segment of the  IT Department. Provide detailed variance analysis, data validation and organized documentation. Coordinate annual budget and ad hoc forecast activities. Become subject matter expert on financial data within the applicable segment in order to provide value added guidance to IT leadership in support of key business decisions.

 

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

•  Provide analysis and documentation while coordinating the development and monitoring of the IT annual Capital and Operating Expense budgets and forecasts
•  Validate, process, and document financial transactions for IT department segment
•  Maintain cross functional communications among IT segment leadership and fellow members of the IT Shared Services Team
•  Enter and approve shopping carts and non-PO payments for dedicated IT segment
•  Provide accurate, ad-hoc, on demand reports and statistics relevant to contractors, shopping carts, capital and expense budgets as needed by leadership
•  Ensure that software, hardware and professional service vendors meet their contractual obligations and to take the lead in resolving issues as they occur
•  Coordinate with ITSAM to ensure that Norfolk Southern is properly licensed for the software applications it has deployed and monitor license compliance
•  Foster & maintain a spirit of teamwork with IT leadership, Financial, Planning, Budget, Sourcing, and Vendors
•  As necessary, coordinate with Assistant Manager of IT Shared Services to ensure process alignment on HR and Finance sides

 

Skills Required:

•  SAP BW and BPC, MS Office with focus on Excel and Power Point
•  Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills
•  Demonstrate highest degree of integrity and appropriate handling of confidential and sensitive information
•  Demonstrate high-level of attention to details
•  Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•  Strong organizational skills
•  Ability to multi-task, work independently, efficiently and effectively
•  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the IT, Financial Planning, Budget and Sourcing organizations
•  Results Driven
•  Basic project management capability

 

Qualifications Preferred:

•  Bachelor’s degree with focus in Finance and Accounting preferred
•  Finance and Budget capacity and knowledge
•  Knowledge of SAP tools
•  Knowledge of PowerPlant tools
•  Knowledge of IT policies and procedures
•  Knowledge of and Experience interacting with IT PMO

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Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

Weekend Work: No

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.

 

 

 http://bit.ly/NS_New_HQ

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Don’t just work here, Thrive here.

 


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta