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Fuel Accounting Analyst

Kansas City, Missouri
Job Type
19 May 2023

This position is a member of the team that handles the day-to-day fuel requirements for CPKC. This position is responsible for creating fuel requisitions, entering fuel Goods Receipts, performing month-end close process and account reconciliations. This position also performs high-level account analysis, audits fuel invoices, prepares and posts accruals and reclasses. This role calculates and prepares data for journal entries and reviews general ledger and related financial statements for reasonableness. This position accumulates and analyzes information for the preparation of internal reports and presentations. This role exhibits meticulous attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to solve problems independently and displays a sense of urgency.


Provides support in the monthly close of the General Ledger for all accounts related to fuel used in locomotives. This includes respective analysis, journal entry processing, and completion of account reconciliations.
Performs monthly inventory roll-forward and physical inventory adjustments for fuel storage tanks in the US and is able to notice patterns in data and turn them into useful insights.
Ensures the value of inventory on hand is accurate in all storage locations.
Monitors fuel market prices and provides support to the procurement team.
Creates Purchase Requisitions for all fuel used in locomotives.
Enters Good Receipts in SAP for all fuel related items and ensures Purchase Orders are in balance.
Works directly with fuel vendors to resolve price or quantity discrepancies.
Works with the Accounts Payable department to make sure fuel vendors are paid on time and resolves any discrepancies.
Audits fuel invoices to ensure adherence to contract specifications.
Assists in various research projects related to fuel supply in the U.S. and provides recommendations to the procurement team.
Adheres to SOX requirements and supports the annual audit process.
Identifies, develops and implements process improvement opportunities.
Exemplifies CPKC Vision, Values, and Culture interactions with coworkers, business partners, customers and stakeholders.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in a job-related major field of study
Minimum two (2) years of relevant professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience


Experience in preparation and production of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting data.
SAP MM/FI/CO (or similar Material Management or General Ledger) experience.
Database/financial reporting tools experience.
Railroad accounting experience.
Bilingual: English/Spanish.

Working Conditions

This position has a regular full-time schedule with a normal work week of Monday through Friday. There may be a need for occasional work after hours or weekends.
This position may require minimal travel up to 10% of the time.
Strong excel skills and communication skills.
Able to manage competing tasks in compliance with company policies.

We Offer:

Complete health and welfare benefits package
Competitive salary
Incentive plan
Railroad Retirement benefits
401k savings
Leave/vacation plan

EEO Statement

We value a culturally diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Company Overview

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.

In addition to a culture that allows employees to thrive, we encourage resourcefulness with an award, recognizing employees who see a problem (or opportunity), find a solution, and use whatever authority and resources are available to get a job done well - accomplishing what was previously thought could not be done.

If you want to do work that is creative and strategic, be heard, grow professionally, be valued by your employer, and know that you are making an important contribution to an essential industry, a global supply chain, and the larger economy, CPKC may be the place for you.

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  • Job Reference: 1010169573-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Kansas City Southern Railway
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent