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Senior Accounting Supervisor, Revenue Accounting

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Job ID: 61897
Department: Comptroller
Location: Jersey City, NJ


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 directly to the Manager, Revenue Accounting, the Senior Accounting Supervisor’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 
  • Work closely with the revenue accounting GASB 87 implementation team to gain an understanding and obtain hands on experience with the SAP Flexible Real Estate module and related reporting.
  • GASB 87 & GASB 96 reporting specialist for GAAP Financial Statements and note disclosures.
  • Provide analysis, reporting and support for Year-end Independent Audit requests.
  • GASB 87 Lease & GASB 96 Subscription Based IT Agreements Inventory maintenance and management.
  • Collaborate effectively with associates in Procurement, Office Services, TEC, WTC, and Real Estate to identify and evaluate new agreements subject to the standards.
  • Development of a revenue accounting database that combines all key data elements from multiple SAP ledgers and provide M-T-M and Y-T-D Variance reporting for all revenues by Category & Subcategory and Department and Facility as needed. The database would also enable quick responses to requests for AD-Hoc reporting.
  • Development of enhanced balance sheet and utility revenue & expense analysis.
  • Supervise one full time staff and lead teams on improvement projects. 
Minimum Qualifications
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 a bachelor’s degree a minimum 7 years of relevant work experience can be accepted.   
Desired Qualifications
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 
  • Experienced SAP User with a working knowledge of SAP Flexible Real Estate 
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Excel with a working knowledge of Microsoft Access or other Database application such as Monarch. Experience with Power BI is a plus. 
Selection Process 
The application process varies by position, but typically includes an initial phone interview for qualified candidates, followed by a more in-depth interview(s) and/or assessment(s).  Selected candidates who are made a conditional job offer will be asked to undergo a background check. 
Compensation & Benefits 
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive benefits package, hybrid work options for many positions, and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement. 
Click here for more information about benefits, our culture, and career development opportunities. 

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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