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Jr. Financial Analyst/Financial Analyst/Sr. Financial Analyst

Job ID: PS104161
Business Unit: Long Island Rail Road
Location: Jamaica, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Management & Budget - Detail
Date Posted: Jan 8, 2024

Description

Title:                                        Jr. Financial Analyst/Financial Analyst/Sr. Financial Analyst
Department:                             Management & Budgets
Post Date:                                4/25/2023
Close Date:                              Until Filled
Hay Point Evaluation:             N/A
100% Hourly Rate of Pay:      $38.22/$42.01/$51.74* (See Wage Progression Chart)
Position Classification:            Non-Safety Sensitive
Location:                                  Jamaica
Reports to:                                Sr. Manager Operating Budgets 
Union Affiliation:                     Transportation Communications Union (TCU)


Summary

To facilitate the development of departmental annual activity-based budgets/forecasts and assess the impact of these individual departmental plans on the total corporate plan.  To assess monthly departmental operating performance and to make the link between resources used, departmental goals, and financial performance.

Responsibilities 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

- Acquire in-depth knowledge of the basic business of various departments.

- Assist in the development and analysis of departmental annual budgets.

- Assist in the maintenance of the corporate budget system tables.

- Analyze departmental monthly performance in terms of operational activities, efficiency of resource utilization and financial impact, both departmental and corporate.

- Function as a resource for individual departments:

- Provide corporate perspective;

- Facilitate the link between performance activities and financial assets;

- Facilitate departmental budget reviews;

- Communicate information which affects departments' financial results.

- Production various financial reports, statements and spreadsheets.

- Analyze Operating Funded Capital projects.

- Review and analyze departmental forecast information.

- Prepare various analyses in response to special requests.

 

Qualifications

Jr. Financial Analyst

-Knowledge of basic accounting, financial and analytical techniques.

-Effective oral and written communication skills.

-Ability to quickly ascertain and communicate on critical financial/operational issues.

-Ability to obtain information from knowledgeable sources (financial, technical, or operational personnel etc.) and maintain a rapport with them.

-Advanced computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet, word processor, and graphic applications.

-Minimum one year of experience in accounting/finance.

-Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related area.


Financial Analyst

-Knowledge of basic accounting, financial and analytical techniques.

-Effective oral and written communication skills.

-Ability to quickly ascertain and communicate on critical financial/operational issues.

-Ability to obtain information from knowledgeable sources (financial, technical, or operational personnel etc.) and maintain a rapport with them.

-Advanced computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet, word processor, and graphic applications.

-Minimum three years of experience in accounting/finance.

-Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related area.


Sr. Financial Analyst

-Knowledge of basic accounting, financial and analytical techniques.

-Effective oral and written communication skills.

-Ability to quickly ascertain and communicate on critical financial/operational issues.

-Ability to obtain information from knowledgeable sources (financial, technical, or operational personnel etc.) and maintain a rapport with them.

-Advanced computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet, word processor, and graphic applications.

-Minimum five years of experience in accounting/finance.

-Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related area.



 PREFERRED/DESIRABLE SKILL/QUALIFICATION:

-MBA preferred.


Pay & Benefits 

Wage Progression for New Employees Hired After 09/24/2014

80% - lst 365 Calendar Days

80% - 2nd 365 Calendar Days

85% - 3rd 365 Calendar Days

90% - 4th 365 Calendar Days

90% - 5th 365 Calendar Days

95% - 6th 365 Calendar Days

100% - After 2,190 Calendar Days

Wage Progression for Employees Hired On or Prior To 9/24/2014:

80% - 1st 365 Calendar Days

85% - 2nd 365 Calendar Days

90% - 3rd 365 Calendar Days

95% - 4th 365 Calendar Days

100% - After 1,460 Calendar Days


Other Information 

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of the position, the selection process may include, but is not limited to a pre-screening assessment (i.e., physical, written and/ or practical evaluation) and interview. Candidates forfeit further consideration in the process if they fail to participate in any step of the process when scheduled. Make up dates/times will not be given. In addition, LIRR employee applicants must be in their current position for the 12 months immediately preceding the close date of this posting and must possess a satisfactory work history, including attendance and discipline record. A record of more than ten sick days without medical documentation in two of the last three years is considered unsatisfactory attendance.  Not all qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview due to the competitive selection process.   A medical examination and safety-sensitive drug/alcohol test may also be required.


How to Apply

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MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.
 
The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.
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