Sr. Accountant at Genesee and Wyoming Railroad

Posted in Admin - Clerical 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description:


The Senior Accountant will report to the Manager, Accounting. This position will provide support in the areas of accounting, compliance, reporting and analysis within the region. The position will also ensure the timely and accurate preparation of financial information based upon the applicable accounting guidance.

This position has been posted multiple times as the role can be located out of our Corporate Office in Rochester, NY, or Jacksonville, FL. Applicants only need to apply once for this position under their preferred location.



  • Assist in all phases of closing and reporting of assigned duties including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger accounts and analysis of variances in income statement and balance sheet accounts

  • Communicate and coordinate with other departments and regional personnel in providing accounting support

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed



  • Railroad experience is not required

  • Four or more years of related work experience is a plus

  • Self-motivated individual capable of driving change, managing multiple tasks and continuously evaluating priorities to lead tasks/projects to completion in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to express oneself both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to build trust by treating customers, peers and others with integrity and respect, upholding organizational values and keeping commitments

  • Ability to work as part of a team, balancing team and individual responsibilities and contributing to building a positive team spirit; ability to support everyone’s efforts to succeed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred

  • Degrees in finance, business, other related fields, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience, will also be considered

  • Master's degree and/or CPA are a plus, but not a requirement


This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

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