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Supervising Financial Analyst

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Job ID: 60956
Department: Port
Location: Port Newark, NJ




Under the direction of the Deputy General Manager, New Jersey Marine Terminals (NJMT), the selected candidate is responsible for the formulation, implementation and oversight of the NJMT financial and administrative functions. This includes ensuring that the facility generates the maximum net contribution possible and develops and implements operational and management procedures and policies to better utilize resources. The selected candidate will be responsible for preparing, analyzing and reporting on the annual facility revenue and expense budgets; administering controls and payments of utilities, including back-charging tenants utilizing Sensus Meter System and SAP, dockage and wharfage at public berth areas, purchase orders and maintenance contracts; preparing public berth cargo statistics; supervising support staff; and providing administrative support for the facility. The selected candidate is also responsible for managing the Marine Terminal Tariff committee and making recommendations for policy changes and rate increases for public berth areas. The incumbent will serve as liaison with tenants and other Port Authority departments on business, administrative and financial issues on behalf of the NJMT. Other key tasks include:

  • Service Entries & Payment Requests approvals
  • Billing approvals​
  • Port Tariff (Committee meetings, analysis, review, authorization process)​
  • Water usage billings​
  • D&I compliance committee meetings​
  • Review and assist with Port business transactions and authorization documents (leases, M&S contracts)​
  • Facility budget preparation, analysis​, monitoring & variance reporting
  • Working with supporting department including, but not limited to Audit, Finance, Human Resources, Operations Services, etc.
  • Support consolidation of revenue forecasts into BudgetPro template.
  • Preparing confidential and time sensitive financial and economic analyses.
  • Support preparation of Financial Cost-Benefit Analysis (FCBA) template for department Agenda Items and grant applications.
  • Support requested facets of the Bi-State Dredging Program.
  • Reviewing authorization documents to ensure the use of appropriate account codes and compliance with all PA accounting and financial requirements.
  • Preparing and monitoring monthly expense accruals.
  • Providing input into departmental strategic and business planning initiatives.
  • Preparing ad hoc financial schedules and analyses upon request.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Business, Economics or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience leading or assisting in structuring complex financial transactions with a focus on public infrastructure and/or public-private partnerships.



  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and construct financial models typically utilized in project finance, and derive meaningful results with techniques such as scenario, what-if, and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, innovative thinking and organizational understanding.
  • Knowledge of financial functions, performance measurement and business plans.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with Port Authority staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to supervise administrative staff.
  • Exceptional ability to work with individuals at all levels, both from within and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize projects, manage time effectively and work independently.
  • Ability to take independent action, be innovative and decisive.
  • Ability to manage conflicts effectively.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP, PeopleSoft, and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • In-depth knowledge of the organization’s structure, policies and procedures.
  • General knowledge of roles and responsibilities of facility management staff.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a 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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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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