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Deputy Director, Labor Analysis

Job ID: 1670
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Management and Budget NYCT
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2023

Description

JOB TITLE:                         Deputy Director, Labor Analysis
SALARY RANGE:               $121,479 - $159,442  
HAY POINTS:                      994
DEPT/DIV:                           Management & Budget 
SUPERVISOR:                    Director, Finance Analysis NYCT & MTA Bus
LOCATION:                         2 Broadway
HOURS OF WORK:            9:00am-5:30pm (7 ½ hours)
DEADLINE:                        Open Until Filled             
 
This position is eligible for telework which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire.
 
SUMMARY:
The Deputy Director is responsible for directing and completing all labor analyses pertaining to New York City Transit.  This includes calculating the cost of labor with a focus on payroll rates, fringe benefits and overhead rates, and estimating the financial impacts of labor agreements and provisions.  The Deputy Director is responsible for making policy recommendations on these matters.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the financial analysis of all proposed and current collective bargaining agreements, including management proposals and union demands. Assess impacts of these proposals on the Financial Plan prior to contract settlement.
  • Manage the analysis and reporting of position control data and compliance with guidelines. Develop attrition factors and modeling tools to support decision-making related to the hiring plan.  Support the development of agency employee availability goals, issue reports on employee availability performance, and evaluate the results. 
  • Manage the preparation, monitoring and reporting of payroll and fringe benefits costs in support of the development of the Financial Plan. This includes the expense impact of changes in pension plans. Develop fringe benefit cost factors to support budget development.
  • Manage the preparation of the Capital Engineering and Operating Indirect Cost Rate Proposals (ICRPs). Evaluate and report on actual results during the year and propose actions to comply with budgeted rates.  Review classification of direct and indirect labor and support departments to rectify any inconsistencies.
  • Manage the completion of monthly financial reporting, including those related to expenditure variance analysis, position control and availability.
  • Develop Salary & Wage accruals for unimplemented wage settlements, wage increase assumptions used for long-range financial forecasts and calculating average rates of pay required for the upcoming year’s budget process.
  • Select, develop, and motivate personnel within the department. Provide career development for subordinates. Provide prompt and effective coaching and counseling. Responsible for discipline/termination of employees when necessary. Review performance of staff. Create a professional environment that respects individual differences and enables all employees to develop and contribute to their full potential.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES        
  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills, including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong problem-solving analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Hyperion Planning/Essbase or similar system.
  • Familiarity with Peoplesoft or similar system.
  • Budget and Financial Cost Estimating.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:         
REQUIRED:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, public administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum 10 years related experience of which 5 years must have been in a supervisory/leadership position.
PREFERRED:
  • Knowledge of MTA and NYCT departmental functions and operations.
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Understanding of NYC Civil Service requirements.
  • Graduate degree in financial administration, public administration, or related field.
 
OTHER INFORMATION:
As an employee of MTA Headquarters, you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $108,638 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.
  • May need to work outside of normal work hours (i.e., evenings and weekends).
  • Travel may be required to other MTA locations or other external sites.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
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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