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Norfolk Southern Business Analyst- Accounts Payable in Atlanta, Georgia



Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Supports the processes for the Corporate travel & expense program and for the payment of purchased services and materials.

Principal Duties:

  • Prepare accounts payable accrual analyses, journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • Ensure accounts payable transactions are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, corporate policy, documented internal controls and other regulatory requirements.

  • Work extensively and communicate professionally with a variety of internal and external customers.

  • Develop a complete understanding of the accounts payable accounting cycles and provide suggestions for process improvement.

  • Collaborate with IT to solve system problems and perform user acceptance testing for system enhancements and upgrades.

  • Prepare schedules and supplemental information requested by external auditors and internal business partners.

  • Support onboarding process for the suppliers’ portal and provide training to business partners.

  • Perform card administrative tasks related to the corporate card program and perform audits for travel & expense policy compliance.

Job Description

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level: 1-2 years

Preferred Level: 3-5 years


Preferred Level: Bachelor's Degree (Any)

Preferred Majors:

  • Accounting

  • Banking and Finance - Finance

  • Business

  • Computer and Information Sciences

Licenses / Certifications:

Required: None listed

Preferred: CPA

Technical Skills:

  • MS Excel/Spreadsheets

  • MS Outlook

  • MS Powerpoint/Presentations

  • MS Word/Word Processing

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Decision Making

  • Management

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Written Communication

Career Path:

Predecessor Jobs:

  • Supervisor

  • Business Analyst

Future Jobs:

  • Assistant Manager Accounting

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: No

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA

Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and 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. We are a team of more than 20,000 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.

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.

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