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Asst Mgr/Mgr Accounting

BNSF Railway
401(k), remote work
United States, Texas, Fort Worth
April 17, 2024

Be part of a team that values safety, diversity, and excellence

We are one of the largest U.S. railroads transporting the nation's freight across 28 western states and 3 Canadian provinces. As a member of our team, you will play a role in supporting the movement of essential products and materials that help feed, clothe, supply, and power communities throughout America and the world.

We are committed to a culture where all employees are included, belong, and have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.Come make a difference with us!

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This position is located at our Fort Worth, Texas corporate office and has the potential to be a hybrid position with up to 50% remote work.

Job Location:Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations:Fort Worth, TX
Anticipated Start Date:05/01/2024
Number of Positions:1
Salary Range:$80,000 - $105,000

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.


This position will act as a key liaison between Payroll and Budgets and will have forecasting and planning responsibility for various areas primarily associated with payroll-related costs and vacation accounting, with a strong focus on Business Partnering and creating value in areas served. Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain ownership of the models used for plan, forecast and recording of BNSF's monthly payroll-related costs and vacation accrual
  • Position frequently interacts with other teams within Finance such as Payroll and Budget teams as well as outside of Finance such as Human Resources, Claims and Labor Relations.
  • Perform month-end closing processes for BNSF and subsidiaries, including analysis of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow activity
  • Analyze data to understand trends and the corresponding financial impact and make appropriate recommendations to team leaders and business partners
  • Professionally interact with Sr. Management, other departments and outside parties in response to questions and requests for information as they relate to payroll, vacation and headcount
  • Forecasting and planning of income statement and balance sheet accounts, including preparation of monthly account reconciliations
  • External reporting functions to STB including review of monthly headcount reporting
  • Special projects, as necessary, including preparation of bills to third parties for certain claims costs

Successful candidate must be a self-starter, have the ability to meet deadline-oriented tasks and demonstrate the ability to organize team efforts to accomplish common goals. This position needs to positively contribute to a high-morale/high-performance culture.

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in Accountingor Finance is required
* Minimum of 2 years of experience with BNSF's Finance or Audit departments or the accounting / finance / audit department of another company or public accounting firm is required
* Working knowledge of financial statements and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
* Work independently, including task coordination and decision making, as well as in a team environment
* Exercise sound judgment and problem solving skills
* Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:
* Past experience in public accounting firm
* Knowledge of SAP

At BNSF, you will have access to a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including:

  • An industry-leading 401(k) and renowned Railroad Retirement program.
  • A range of robust health care options for you and your dependents (including domestic partners), including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, mental health, cancer support, and high-quality care network options.
  • Health care sending accounts (HSA) with employer contributions, as well as life and disability insurance, provided at no cost.
  • Family benefits includingparental, pediatric and family building support, adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, and dependent care spending account (with employer match).
  • Access to discounts on travel, gym memberships, counseling services and wellness support.
  • Annual bonus (Incentive Compensation Program)
  • Generous leave / time off policies.
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All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. You can find more information by reviewing the. Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC.More information is available at

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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