Union Pacific Railroad is a Fortune 150 company located in Omaha, Nebraska and is one of America's premier transportation and logistics companies. We link 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serve many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. The Finance department helps set the strategic direction of the company, with the responsibility for $22 billion in annual revenue, and careers managing or advising on $54 billion in assets. We are seeking graduates with strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Auditor - As a member of the Corporate Audit staff, you will perform financial and operational audits to determine the accuracy of records, evaluate the adequacy of controls and procedures, and independently assess the overall effectiveness of operations across the broad spectrum of the organization.
Corporate Audit serves as a professional development program, providing exposure to various departments, business processes, and management throughout the organization.
Auditors will have a diverse experience, completing 2 to 4 audits per year in teams of 2 to 8, exposing you to a variety of roles and responsibilities during each audit.
Corporate Audit maintains four levels of auditors, each with increasing levels of responsibility: Associate, Staff, Senior, and Supervisor.
In addition to mid-year and year-end performance reviews, auditors receive performance feedback at the completion of each audit and are evaluated for promotion annually.
With the opportunity to supervise others within one year of hire, auditors gain experience managing people and leading teams early in their careers. Team members also are exposed to various levels of management within the organization and are able to drive positive change and efficiencies across the organization.
Analyst - As an analyst, you will have the opportunity to work in payroll, accounts payable, revenue accounting, property and contract billing, financial reporting, financial control or financial review.
Analysts lead, manage and conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses on a variety of business issues.
Individuals develop recommendations and strategies involving marketing, operating, legal, real estate, corporate, financial, accounting and strategic issues.
Analysts analyze revenue and payment processes and operating routines to ensure the integrity of financial reporting, as well as identify expense reduction or cash recovery opportunities.
Responsibility for safeguarding the Company's assets by monitoring compliance with established policies and procedures, analyzing financial and/or operating data, or enhancing systems or processes.
Analysts will participate in an employee development program which emphasizes employee development, networking and exposure to the various areas of Accounting.
Training - Both Auditors and Analysts complete company and group-specific training immediately upon hire, providing a baseline of knowledge to prepare you for the job. Additional position-specific training is provided throughout the year to build your technical, communication, and leadership skills. To further develop your technical skills as well as knowledge of the company, structure, policies, processes, and initiatives, we provide monthly training.
Qualified applicants will be considered for both positions and will interview with each respective department.
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The Finance Department sets the strategic direction of the company with the responsibility for more than $20 billion in annual revenue. Helping define Union Pacific’s financial future, the team manages and makes the most of capital and resources. The Finance Department consists of six major areas: Corporate Audit, Accounting, Real Estate, Planning and Analysis, Tax and Corporate Treasury.
Union Pacific is one of America’s premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they’ve helped build a nation – delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business, management information systems, mathematics, supply chain management, or other analytic-heavy disciplines
Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above
Advanced communication skills
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Leadership skills and experience
Advanced time management skills
Advanced planning and organizational skills
Basic Microsoft Suite skills
Experience utilizing Structured Query Language (SQL) or other relational database programs