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Staff Financial Analyst

Job ID: 40606
Department: Engineering
Location: 2 Montgomery Street

Responsibilities

The Engineering Operations Division has overall program responsibility for administering the department’s Consultant Invoice Program.  This includes ensuring invoices are in compliance with agreements, have appropriate documentation/approvals, are processed timely and accurately through SAP along with EIMS and filed in Content Management (LiveLink).

Reporting to the Manager of Financial and Operational Performance and under the general supervision of the Senior Financial Analyst, the Staff Financial Analyst is responsible for processing the Engineering Department’s Consultant Invoice Program review that includes but not limited to the following:

  • Creating service entries in SAP
  • Reviewing consultant invoices, which includes checking all invoice calculations for accuracy and for compliance with agreement terms and conditions; including rates, salaries, and other out-of-pocket expenditures for materials and travel
  • Confirming Purchase Order authorizations are not exceeded
  • Approving SAP service entries
  • Assisting the Senior Financial Analyst with monitoring the status of invoice payments by preparing and submitting productivity, variance, and cost recognition reports, as needed
  • Managing consultant documents affecting payments, which includes electronic document conversion and electronic document filing, as needed
  • Assisting the Senior Financial Analyst with monthly accruals  
  • Assisting with internal audits and requests from the Inspector General's Office to help reconcile discrepancies and/or support the external auditing function

Qualifications

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

  • A minimum of 60 credits from an accredited college or university in Business Management, Finance, Accounting or related field is required or an equivalent of 3 years of experience in processing invoices utilizing SAP
  • Proficient in SAP, Excel, Content Management (LiveLink) and Word

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PA accounting, including understanding of account code structure and invoice processing procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contract administration and procurement procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to establish working relationships and interact with PA staff, as well as interact with external professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines, work independently, organize work and prioritize multiple concurrent assignments
  • Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of Port Authority organizational structure, its policies and procedures as they relate to staff and administrative functions
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills

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.

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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