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Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable

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Job ID: 32792
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


Under the direction of the Contract Supervisor, the selected candidate's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Processing Engineering/WTC Construction, School Soundproofing, Payment in Lieu of Taxes and other contract payments to Port Authority and PA subsidiary vendors;

  • Reviewing and unblocking stochastic blocked invoices;

  • Reviewing and resolving problem invoices for Non-Contracts Group in Accounts Payable.

  • Communicates daily with internal/external staff and external vendor representatives to resolve various payment related issues.

  • Preparing Construction Contract Final Payment Report

  • Preparing Journal Voucher accrual documents for the month end closing and researching payment request and service entry items automated postings.

  • Researching, identifying and explaining selected monthly operating expense variances for the Comptroller's Roundtable;

  • Preparing monthly balance sheet analysis of the liability account and variance analysis.


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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance with major accounting coursework.
  • One year of experience in general accounting applications.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience using PC spreadsheet applications to perform financial analyses.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff at all levels. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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.


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

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