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Senior Auditor

Job ID: 41911
Department: Audit
Location: Journal Square Transp. Center


The Audit Department is responsible for providing internal auditing services in the Port Authority, including reviews of business processes, systems and operations, as well as the examinations of the records of tenants and contractors that do business with the Port Authority. The Audit Department reports to the Inspector General and the Audit Committee of the Board of Commissioners.

The Construction Cost Audits Division performs reviews of the construction contracts’ extra work and net cost components billed on a time and material basis, burden/overhead rates of firms and other reviews arising out of the major capital infrastructure projects currently underway.

The Construction Cost Audits Division is seeking a Senior Auditor who possesses the following skills:

The selected candidate will participate in the planning and performance of specific audits, including developing the audit scope and the audit program; executing the audit work, including the gathering and analysis of required data and information, the preparation of workpapers and the drafting of reports summarizing the results of the audit, as well as communicating audit results to auditee management.  While based at the Journal Square Transportation Center, the position may require working at various PA facilities.  




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

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.

General understanding of internal control practices.

Demonstrated ability to analyze functions, operations and business processes and identify solutions for improvement.

Thorough understanding of systematic reviews to ensure effectiveness and accountability.

Strong planning and organizational skills.

Demonstrated project management skills.

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work independently and prioritize work.

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

Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications.

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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