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Principal Financial Analyst

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Job ID: 32568
Department: Chief Security Office
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr


The Principal Financial Analyst will report to the Finance Manager in the Chief Security Office’s (CSO) Security Business Resource Management & Planning (SBRMP) Department.  The SBRMP Finance group provides support to all CSO departments including the Public Safety Department. 

The Principal Financial Analyst is responsible for overall budget development and regular financial reporting: 

  1. Budget development for police labor by updating the post by post review and staffing assumptions;

  2. Regular reporting and analysis of overtime and other hours worked for internal management as well as for MBD’s monthly overtime steering committee meetings;

  3. Maintain and enhance Public Safety data in various reporting and analytical systems, including PeopleSoft, ScheduleSoft, and Cognos;

  4. On an as needed basis, promote efficiency and best use of Agency financial resources by completing special analysis, and creating new reports and tools.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, finance, public policy, or a related field;

  • Demonstrated experience completing analyses, reports, and/or other analytical products;

  • Demonstrated ability with analyzing data, identifying trends and issues, and proposing/ implementing solutions;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;

  • Must be able to pass a police background check


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Experience using PeopleSoft, ScheduleSoft, BudgetPro and/or SAP systems;

  • Ability to present detailed information in clear and logical manner;

  • Ability to manage and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously;

  • Demonstrated organizational skills;

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with Port Authority staff at all 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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