Manager SOX Compliance

Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 37237: B5 Manager Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance 


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Working at Norfolk Southern offers a unique opportunity to be part of our proud legacy that spans nearly 200 years. We are a customer-centric, operations-driven team dedicated to advancing safety, serving communities, and driving innovation for tomorrow's rail.

As part of Norfolk Southern, you’ll join a collaborative team where there are opportunities for growth across the organization. We are building a culture where everyone can thrive by owning and driving exceptional results, being humble and leading with trust, serving our customers with excellence, and collaborating and coaching to win.

Job Description

Primary Purpose:
Responsible for management of compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.     

Principal Duties:

  • Supervises and ensures compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act regulations and ensures appropriate internal controls are in place.  Ensures complete and accurate documentation in accordance with the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission’s (COSO) Internal Control Framework.
  • Designs, implements, and administers processes for internal control deficiency identification and remediation and provides oversight, support, and input for remediation plans associated with internal controls deficiencies.
  • Responsible for communication of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control deficiencies with management. 
  • Responsible for developing remediation plans with management for Sarbanes-Oxley internal control deficiencies.
  • Liaison between internal and external auditors
  • Responsible for training management surrounding their responsibilities for internal control compliance. 
  • Responsible for performing Sarbanes-Oxley risk assessments and planning as well as quarterly control certifications.
  • Research and implement Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance best practices

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level:  3-5 years
Preferred Level:  6-10 years

Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree (BS)
Preferred Majors:  Accounting


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


Technical Skills:

  • MS Excel/Spreadsheets
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Teams
  • MS Word/Word Processing
  • Workiva


Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Highly effective communication and collaboration skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage several priorities and work independently while delivering results
  • Experience with ITGC controls compliance and/or audit preferred

Career Path:
   Predecessor Jobs:

  • Assistant Manager Corporate Accounting

   Future Jobs:

  • Director Corporate Accounting
  • Director Accounting Research & Analysis

Work Conditions

Environment:  Office/partial remote work
Shift Work:  No
On-Call:  No
Weekend Work:  Yes
Travel Required:  0 - 2 Days per Month

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting


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