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Accounting Specialist, Accounts Payable

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Job ID: 32657
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


Under the direction of the Accounts Payable Division Supervisor, the selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, accurately reviewing and entering a high volume of  purchase order invoices, payment request invoices,  and other invoices in SAP; daily extract assembly for checks and wire transfers; research and analysis of Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt, and Payment Request Accruals reports, Journal Voucher preparation utilizing  Microsoft Excel, responding to vendor and staff telephone inquiries; and performing other related accounts payable tasks as assigned.

This is position is represented by the Communication Workers of America Union (CWA)


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

  • Must have completed 12 college credits in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university and have successfully passed the Accounting Qualifying Test (AQT); or must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • One to two years accounting experience


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • General knowledge of Port Authority accounting and financial structure.
  • Demonstrated ability in reconciling financial information.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with data entry and using PC applications, including       
  • Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word Working knowledge of SAP accounting and logistics modules.
  • Excellent oral communication, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal staff and external professionals at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

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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