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Budget & Planning Analyst

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23510

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11074: Budget & Planning Analyst 


Job Description

NOTE:  This position will be based in Norfolk, Virginia and will be relocated to Atlanta, Georgia during the summer of 2019

Primary Purpose:
Reviews budgets and expenditures and prepares analyses and explanatory
material for senior management.

Principal Duties:
 - Prepares monthly reports, including measurements of activity and cost performance, analyzes variances in department expenses and other
   performance measurements for use by senior management in measuring progress towards meeting corporate earning goals.

 - Maintains and improves analysis models that will assist in the evaluation of corporate and departmental budget performance.

 - Collects and reviews forecasted income statement items, with accompanying analyses, for use by senior management.
 - Provides advice to department staff concerning budget and company performance matters.

Job Related Experience:
   Minimum Level:  2-3 years
   Preferred Level:  3-5 years

   Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree (BS, BA)
   Preferred Majors:
      - Accounting
      - Business
      - Banking and Finance - Finance
      - Business - Transportation Operations / Logistics
      - Engineering

Licenses / Certifications:
   Required:  None listed
   Preferred:  None listed

Technical Skills:
 - MS Excel/Spreadsheets
 - SAP
 - MS Access/Database Development

Skills and Abilities:
 - Analytical Thinking
 - Acting Independently and Responsibly
 - Communication Skills
 - Time Management
 - Carefulness with Details

Career Path:
   Predecessor Jobs:
      - Revenue Accounting- Expenditure Accounting
      - Customer Service
      - Cost
      - Financial Planning
   Future Jobs:
      - Manager Budget
      - Manager Financial Planning
      - Manager Non-Operating Budget


Individual Contributor

Work Conditions


Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: No

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 operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 27,000 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.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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