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Staff Accountant, Revenue Accounting – Percentage Agreements 

Job ID: 41313
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


As a reporting Department to the Chief Financial Officer, the Comptroller’s Department is a team of dedicated professionals who ensure the accuracy of the Port Authority’s finances. As part of the Comptroller’s Department team, you will gain insight and experience surrounding the agency’s financial structure and internal control processes as well as knowledge of the operations of our various lines of business, giving you extensive opportunities for a long-term career at the Port Authority. 


Reporting to the Staff Accounting Supervisor of Non-Aviation Lease & Unfixed Billings, the selected candidate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  


  • Tracking, analyzing and maintaining tenant sales figures 

  • Posting sales-based settlements and sharing revenue in SAP 

  • Preparing and posting monthly accruals 

  • Preparing monthly variance analyses 

  • Running delinquency reports and follow-up with delinquent tenants 

  • Responding to inquiries from other PA departments and outside agencies 

  • Preparing billings resulting from audit findings 

  • Responding to Freedom of Information (FOI) requests 

  • Assisting Treasury Department's Credit, Collections, & Accounts Receivable Division with invoice and payment inquiries 



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 1 years of relevant work experience.  

In lieu of bachelor’s degree a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience can be accepted.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

Knowledge of Port Authority accounting and financial structure 

Knowledge of Port Authority businesses and operations 

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) as it relates to the Port Authority 

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work independently and prioritize work 

Demonstrated strong analytical skills in reconciling financial information 

Demonstrated ability to interpret and communicate complex information clearly and accurately 

Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills 

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

Working knowledge of SAP 

Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel 

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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