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Tax Accountant

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Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11105: Tax Accountant 


Job Description

NOTE: This position will be based out of Norfolk, VA until June 2019 and then will be permanently relocated to Atlanta, GA.

Primary Purpose:

Conducts tax accounting and performs analysis and audit in connection with federal, state and local tax activities for Norfolk Southern Corporation and subsidiaries.

Principal Duties:

  • Reviews income statement and balance sheet activity to determine proper tax treatment.
  • Supports special studies for the purpose of tax planning.
  • Assists in the development of income tax accruals and associated information in accordance with tax laws and regulations and related financial reporting.
  • Prepares support documentation for tax positions and responses to audit inquiries.
  • Prepares returns, payments, extensions, claims and related documentation.

Job Related Experience:

Preferred Level: 1-2 years


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

Preferred Majors:

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Accounting - Taxation

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Analyzing Problems
  • Communication Skills

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Tax Analyst

Future Jobs:

  • Corporate Tax Accountant
  • General Tax Accountant
  • Manager Income Tax

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 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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