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Senior Accounting Supervisor, Revenue Accounting

Job ID: 40588
Department: Comptroller
Location: 2 Montgomery Street


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 project management lead during the pre-go live phase and GASB 87 analyst and reporting specialist post-go live.
  • 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.


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.


Applicants must meet all performance and attendance standards and have completed all probationary periods.



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.

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.

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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