Kansas City Southern Railway Accountant III in Kansas City, Missouri
This position is an integral part of the monthly general ledger close and quarterly reporting process related to capital assets and billable projects. Primary responsibilities include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, account analysis and preparation of management reporting.
Assists in the compilation of biennial overhead studies for both U.S. and Mexico
Assists in month-end calculation, analysis, recording and reporting for work trains and related overhead credits
Prepares monthly amortization entries for certain liabilities
Reviews and processes requests and contracts to establish billable projects within SAP
Completes monthly journal entries to record a contra-expense (e.g., credit) for billable MOW supervisory labor, equipment rents, meals and per diems, gang labor and lodging
Prepares various internal management reports
Identifies and recommends process improvements as necessary
Tracks, monitors, and reports on the aging of open receivables
Prepares monthly account reconciliations for customer receivable, suspense accounts and liability amortizations
Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university - Accounting or Finance preferred
Three (3) years experience in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
Or equivalent combination of education and experience
- CPA preferred (or in process of obtaining certification)
Solid working understanding of financial statements and GAAP
Capital accounting and/or railroad experience
The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Kansas City, Missouri, United States