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Senior Manager Income Taxes

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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11693: Senior Manager Income Taxes 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Supervises the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual federal and state income tax provisions under FAS 109/ASC 740. Reviews and assists with income tax accounting related matters, in particular in regards to tax compliance.

Principal Duties:

  • Supervises the tax accounting system for income and related taxes.
  • Implements and manages the tax provision software system and ensures adequate supporting documentation and workpapers for the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax entries.
  • Assists with more complex tax accounting issues and SEC financial statement disclosures.
  • Manages and reviews of federal, state, and local income, franchise and miscellaneous tax returns.
  • Prepares or assists with the preparation of more complex tax return matters.
  • Assists in tax planning and advises on the tax accounting consequences of proposed corporate transactions, proposed tax legislation and tax audit and litigation matters.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 6-10 years Preferred Level: 11-15 years


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree. Masters in Tax or MBA desirable.

Preferred Majors:

  • Accounting
  • Finance

Licenses / Certifications: Required: None listed Preferred: Certified Public Accountant

Technical Skills:

  • MS Excel/Spreadsheets
  • MS Word/Word Processing
  • SAP
  • Tax Software

Skills and Abilities:

  • Communication Skills
  • Carefuness with Details
  • Analytical Thinking

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Manager Income Tax

Future Jobs:

  • Director – Income Tax Administration

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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