Senior Corporate Accountant

Published
July 31, 2022
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
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Job Summary

As a Senior Corporate Accountant at CSX, you will be an active partner in ensuring a timely and accurate month-end close. This role works closely with internal and external business partners to support the accounting needs of all subsidiaries under the CSX Corporate umbrella. The primary duties of this role include: administration of the corporate financial reporting and consolidation system, preparation of intermediate to complex journal entries, and accounting for the CSX portfolio of investments. Other duties include account reconciliations, variance analysis, management reporting and the preparation of financial and other regulatory disclosures. In support of a strong internal control environment this role is involved in the execution of SOX controls, including partaking in the monthly certification of consolidated results. This role interfaces with various levels of management within the Finance Organization as well as within operations and support departments to obtain information and data for specific work responsibilities. Other duties include ad hoc projects to support growth, modernization, and streamlining of existing processes.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update corporate consolidation tool
  • Ensure that investment accounting policies and procedures are correctly applied to financial transactions
  • Prepare and upload monthly journal entries (intermediate to complex)
  • Load, consolidate, and review financial data
  • Complete assigned balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Create weekly and quarterly reports for management review
  • Participate in special projects and cross-functional activities, as assigned
  • Pursue opportunities for process improvement
  • Provide information to internal and external auditors as required
  • Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree/4-year Degree from an accredited institution required in Accounting, Finance, or Business
  • 3 or more years of experience in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree
  • 3 or more years of experience in public accounting and/or Accounting & Reporting

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of corporate consolidation theory and SEC reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of Oracle GL & subledger systems
  • Knowledge of OneStream consolidation tool
  • Knowledge of SOX regulatory standards
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

Leadership
The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.

Job Requirements

  • May be required to complete a background check
  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)
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