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Staff Accounting Supervisor, Financial Accounting & Reporting

Job ID: 36125
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


Reporting directly to Senior Accounting Supervisor, the Staff Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Calculating the monthly amortization associated with pre-paid insurance premiums and self-insurance activity for operating and capital programs as well as Port Authority Insurance Captive Entity (PAICE).
  • Reviewing insurance authorizations for payment; and updating and reconciling the insurance registers to the general ledger. 
  • Reconciling all stand-alone financial statements of PAICE to the Port Authority’s financial statements and general ledger.
  • Consolidating activities of 1 WTC JV LLC with Port Authority books. Reconciling, analyzing and posting consolidating entries in SAP.
  • Reconciling, classifying and analyzing all receipts and expenditures from the Asset Forfeiture Program and ensuring compliance with applicable federal guidelines.
  • Analyzing and reconciling all activity posted in assigned balance sheet accounts for PA insurance programs, receivables, payables, and accrued payroll and PA benefits.
  • Providing support to General Ledger Management Section when requested


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Corporate Finance from an accredited college or university with a minimum of  3 years of relevant work experience.
  • In lieu of bachelor’s degree a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience can be accepted



Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree (MBA, MS) in accounting or finance related discipline 
  • CPA or CMA
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both written and orally
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising  and developing staff
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP in Financial Accounting


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. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

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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