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Tax Agent

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Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11691: Tax Agent 


Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Makes payments of property taxes and processes returns for property, sales, and use and miscellaneous taxes for Norfolk Southern Corporation and its subsidiaries.

Principal Duties:

  • Files tax returns and reports for all state and local property, sales and use and miscellaneous taxes on time.
  • Assists in maintenance and verification of payment and accrual records for proper financial reporting.
  • Maintains accurate tax maps and property records for property identification.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: Not specified Preferred Level: 1-2 years


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

Preferred Majors:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Accounting - Taxation
  • Economics

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

Technical Skills:

  • PowerPlant

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • Analyzing Problems

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Tax Analyst

Future Jobs:

  • General Tax Agent
  • Manager 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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