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Prinicipal Financial Analyst (Grant Management)

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Job ID: 31727
Department: Rail Transit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Grant Programs, the successful candidate will be responsible for administration, documentation, and reporting of the grant program for the Federal Funding PATH is receiving for damages from Superstorm Sandy and other potential sources.  Responsibilities include:  administration and reporting on the progress of grant projects; tracking grant program expenditure to funded projects; preparation of reports; preparation of grant applications and amendments; reviewing federal guidelines and ensuring that, grant compliance program requirements are met; and preparing all required progress and financial reports to the FTA.  Responsibilities also include the management of documentation to ensure compliance with FTA guidelines and procedures.


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Accounting, Business, Finance, Engineering or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years progressively responsible Financial Management experience.
  • Must have completed all probationary periods at time of appointment to position.


The ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience with financial analysis and knowledge of Federal and Local funding sources.
  • Demonstrated Project or Grant Management skills with respect to the monitoring of costs, schedule and budget
  • Demonstrated experience with Port Authority Financial, Accounting, Budgeting Capital Planning and Procurement policies
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with experience in recording and maintaining project or financial records to document milestones and expenditures.
  • Demonstrated research and problem-solving skills, with the ability to reach sound conclusions and make recommendations based on analytical thinking.
  • Proficiency with SAP, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating and interacting effectively with internal and external staff at all levels, federal officials, or other internal and external stakeholders.

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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