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Senior Budget Analyst

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Job ID: 31251
Department: Management & Budget
Location: 4 World Trade Center


Reporting to the General Manager, Operating & Capital Budget Performance & Analysis unit of the Management and Budget Department, the Budget Analysts partner with client departments to ensure the appropriate allocation of financial, physical and human resources through the management of the Port Authority’s annual budget process, and assists clients in the efficient and effective utilization of these resources.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  •  Evaluate and present financial performance results to senior and executive staff. Thisincludes actual vs. plan performance for operating revenue and expenses, and capital results on a programmatic basis
  •  Evaluate a wide range of financial programs, capital projects, or initiatives, inaccordance with agency‐wide capital plan goals and financial capacity. Identifyoperational impacts resulting from new programs, capital initiatives and productivityimprovements. Coordinate assessments with line department staff including program/project managers
  • Analyze and present to senior staff and executives’ agenda items and MJs to ensure the greatest and best use of resources, and ensure consistency with approved annual budget and capital program; work with departments to identify and resolve issues prior to the item advancing to the Board
  • Analyze revenue and expense budget, and capital plan submissions in accordance with budget targets, planning guidance and impact on the capital plan and capacity. Present analysis and recommendations to senior staff and executives; work with client department to resolve issues and make appropriate adjustments

  • Analyze overtime usage in accordance with agency guidelines. Identify trends, issues and hotspots to resolution

  • Consolidate, review and issue various agency reports on financial and overtime performance, and other agency resources

  • Prepare reports, responses and presentations for Executive requests and Board presentations
  • Participate on RFP committees and task forces from the financial perspective; raise and resolve financial implications.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting or related field is required.

  • Three years experience in complex financial analysis and/or budgeting within a large organization.

  • Proficient in performing complex financial analyses, including what-if scenarios and cost benefit analyses

  • Ability to identify and analyze financial and operational issues, and recommend solutions/alternatives

  • Expertise with desktop applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and experience with Port Authority corporate systems such as SAP, PeopleSoft, BudgetPro and Cognos


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

  • Ability to quickly understand the client department’s business and operational structure, as related to their budget and financial performance

  • Ability to deliver thorough oral and written presentations to senior and executive staff

  • Knowledge of the Port Authority’s financial, operating and capital budget process and accounting structure

  • Ability to interpret and understand Agency goals and their impact on the client department’s budget and business plan

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with Port Authority and external staff at the individual and group levels


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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