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Staff Financial Analyst

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Job ID: 33118
Department: Treasury
Location: 4 World Trade Center

Responsibilities

The Treasury Department is seeking a finance professional with strong experience in Cash Management and Treasury Operations to serve as a Staff Financial Analyst within the Cash Management Division.  Under the direction of the Manager, Cash Management, this position would have responsibility for managing day-to-day cash flows, the processing of electronic funds transfers and daily/monthly cash account reconciliations.  Responsibilities would include: controlling cash balances to maximize cash available for investment; forecasting, monitoring and accounting for cash flows to ensure sufficient levels of cash are available to meet cash requirements and assisting with the daily initiation and completion of the SAP automated wire payment proposal. Candidate would also provide back-up for other positions within the division.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with electronic funds transfers and payment systems.  Oversee readiness of SAP automated payment program and online proprietary banking programs.  Execute daily automated and manual electronic payments Review daily electronic bank statements and reconcile prior day transactions not posted to the general ledger
  • Work closely and develop strong working relationships with all Port Authority Departments that produce cash transactions
  • Maintain knowledge of banking and accounting industry standards to ensure compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures in day-to-day conduct of cash management activities
  • Perform daily/monthly cash account reconciliations and properly record all cash transactions as part of the monthly general ledger account closing
  •  Maintain effective working relationships with commercial banks and financial service providers in connection with the provision of cash management banking services

Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance related field is preferred
  • At least 3 years related financial experience
  • Strong knowledge of cash accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
  • Working knowledge of SAP ERP System
  • Effective Communication Skills (Written & Verbal)
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment
  • Customer Service Oriented

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Ability to interact significantly, and in a professional manner, with all levels in the organization - as well as with external financial entities
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities

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.

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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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

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