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Principal Audit Supervisor

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Job ID: 31537
Department: Audit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting the Division Manager in the following areas: the development of a divisional audit plan designed to effectively address business risks in the division’s area of responsibility; suggesting changes to the Plan throughout the year based upon concerns raised and requests made by other PA departments and/or executive management; effectively utilizing audit resources to provide maximum audit coverage to areas of greatest risk; ensuring that audits are completed in accordance with established departmental guidelines and professional standards; presenting results and recommendations for improvements to Port Authority management staff and external auditees; preparing, reviewing and editing audit reports that accurately reflect the results of the audit and provide value to the business units; maintaining effective on-going working relationships with staff of the business units; supervising multiple audits assigned to staff; supervising  staff, including preparing performance evaluations and making recommendations for enhancement to their skills and development; maintaining a highly motivated, well-trained audit staff; leading the division in the manager’s absence; and representing the department on inter-departmental teams and committees related to Audit matters.  Must be able to travel to Port Authority Facilities as well as PA auditee locations/offices as needed


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

  • Applicants must have a minimum of four years of demonstrated supervisory experience.

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage, direct and develop a professional staff.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of business risks and internal control concepts.

  • Ability to learn the organizational, financial and administrative policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrated analytical, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills.

  • Excellent project management skills.

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

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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