Manager Budgets (FP&A)
Fort Worth, TX 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Job Location:Fort Worth
Other Potential Locations:Fort Worth, TX
Anticipated Start Date:09/01/2023
Number of Positions:1
Salary Range:$73,900 - $111,300

Salary is commensurate with experience, including years of experience, relevant content and skill level.

Who we are and what we do

Do you want to be a part of something that really matters? Team BNSF includes professionals focused on safety andservice that play a vital role in delivering the nation's freight. Together, we help move goods and materials that sustain life and support local, national and global economies. Our rail network is one of the largest freight railroads, spanning 28 western states and serving three Canadian provinces.

What we believe

At BNSF, our Vision and Values drive who we are, not only in our words, but also our actions. BNSF is committed to our foundational values of equality and inclusion.As members of the BNSF community, our employees are entitled to:

  • be treated with dignity and respect.
  • have equal access to tools, resources, training and development opportunities.
  • have equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

We model the way through our leadership, our BNSF Diversity Councils, our eclectic Business Resource Groups, our deep involvement and investment in the communities we serveand through training programs. Our actions create an inclusive, open and collaborative workplace that encourages diverse perspectives in all interactions.


Duties & Responsibilities:

This position will act as a key liaison have budgeting, forecasting and planning responsibility for various departments and budget areas across the BNSF network, with a strong focus on Business Partnering and creating value for each area served. Responsibilities include:

  • Development of processes, models, and reports to accurately monitor and forecast expenses for assigned areas
  • Performing analysis support, reporting, and other projects relative to informational needs of business partners utilizing various tools
  • Facilitating/participating in weekly and monthly budget reviews and forecasts
  • Assisting in the development of performance measures, strategic initiatives and annual plans
  • Identifying expense control ideas and influence team, business partners and other leaders through building solid business cases for the concept
  • Analyzing complex data to understand operational trends and the corresponding financial impact and make appropriate recommendations to team leaders and business partners to drive to the lowest cost possible
  • Assist in the monthly Accounting close cycle

Successful candidate must be a self-starter with strong communication skills, 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 or higher in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in finance/ accounting or comparable industry experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong communication skills and ability to challenge/influence business partners with expense leverage concepts
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and make decisions independently
  • Ability to adjust readily to multiple demands and shifting priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Railroad experience
  • CPA
  • Working knowledge of financial statements and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • At least one year of work experience in budgets and/or forecasting, or comparable industry experience
  • Advanced Excel skills and/or SQL


BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). 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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BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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