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Staff Auditor

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Job ID: 61925
Department: Audit
Location: Jersey City, NJ



About the Role


World-class transportation infrastructure is essential to economic growth and vitality. At the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, we keep the region moving by air, land, rail and sea, so that the people and businesses of our region continue to thrive.   


The Audit Department is responsible for providing internal auditing services that include reviewing business processes, systems, and operations, as well as examining tenants and contractor records. Reporting to the Inspector General and the Board of Commissioners Audit Committee, the Department's mission is to bring an independent, systematic, and disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal control and risk management.     



Staff Auditors will participate in a rotational program for 24 months, rotating across critical areas of the audit function. The purpose of this rotational program is to provide our Staff Auditors with direct experience with the internal and external audit review process so that they are prepared for future growth and varied assignments in the Audit Department.  The candidate will be provided practical and formal on-the-job training, participate in external audit and other skills development trainings, and engage in monthly cohort meetings. Upon completion of the 24-month rotation program, the candidate will be placed permanently in a division that fits their skill set.  A successful candidate in this role will be inquisitive, have a desire to learn, and demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.      


Minimum Qualifications


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

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related area 
  • +1 years of transferable experience (this includes internship experience) 
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite applications, including performing basic Excel functions.  
  • Basic understanding of internal controls, risk assessment, or assurance to ensure effectiveness and accountability.  
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze functions, operations, and business processes and identify solutions for improvement. 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and prioritize work. 
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal staff and external professionals at all levels. 
  • Must have a willingness to learn and be coachable. 
  • Ability to travel to other Port Authority facilities locations/offices (as needed)


Desired Qualifications

  • Analytical Skills  
  • New Skill Development 
  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Drive and Motivation 
  • Flexibility and Adaptability  
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness  
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making 

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.


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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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