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Manager, Lease Accounting

Job ID: 35425
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


Reporting to the Deputy Comptroller, the responsibilities of the Manager, Lease Accounting, and subsequently the Assistant Manager, Lease Accounti ng, will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide staff oversight and direction for various Port Authority aviation revenue sharing agreements with the cities of New York and Newark
  • Manage/supervise the activities of staff responsible for the financial provisions stipulated in various Port Authority Cost Recovery Aviation Lease Agreements
  • Provide direction in addressing questions, decisions and accounting treatments as they pertain to lease agreements within Aviation and the Real Estate Services Departments
  • Provide direction for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations governing the Passenger Facility Charge Program
  • Provide direction for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) payments to various municipalities
  • Manage mandated FAA Financial Reporting requirements
  • Serve as liaison for internal and external audits
  • Establish and maintain effective business relationships with staff in the Aviation, Real Estate Services, Audit, Management & Budget, and Law Departments
  • Special assignments and projects as requested by executive management
  • Provide staff with performance feedback, prepare evaluations on a timely basis and identify staff development and training needs
  • Provide planning and administration support of the section to ensure that all deadlines are met


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance with concentration in accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Five years of progressively responsible managerial experience, preferably in a financial capacity



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing, leading, and developing a diverse professional staff in both technical and operational tasks
  • MBA in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification
  • Knowledge of the Port Authority’s businesses and operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills interacting with staff at all levels, consultants, supporting departments and external agencies.
  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Extensive experience in SAP, Microsoft Office Suite, and DataWatch Modeler (Monarch)

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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