Title: Staff Analyst Trainee Series - Payroll Control
Opening Date: 7/7/2023
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Division/Unit: Financial Operations
Reports to: Manager, Payroll Control
Work Location: 2 Broadway
Hours of Work: As required
This position on the NYC Transit payroll and is eligible for the 55-a Program. This position is open to qualified persons who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter and in the upper right corner of your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the following link https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/55-a-program.page
Staff Analyst Trainee I (TA): $46,171 - $48,938 (New Hire rate: $40,149)
Staff Analyst Trainee I (OA): $50, 924 - $53,980
Staff Analyst Trainee II (TA): $49,864 - $55,406 (New Hire rate: $43,361)
Staff Analyst Trainee II (OA): $55,001 - $61,111
TA CANDIDATES MUST BE IN A PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE STATUS IN THE TITLE(S) OF ASSISTANT TRANSIT MANAGEMENT ANALYST IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED OR BE ON AN ESTABLISHED LIST OR HAVE PASSED A CORRESPONDING EXAMINATION.
This position handles all Off Cycle Check requests for NYCT/Mabstoa employees. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting with the following functions:
- Review and process off-cycle checks daily.
- Review wage computation and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies for RWA data validation files.
- Review and confirm longevity payments.
- Review sick and lump sum payments and check reversals for all employees at NYCT.
- Perform other payroll duties as assigned by management as required.
- Asset to review and process all check reversals and oversee W2 corrections.
- Assist to review biweekly high-roller reports.
- Assist performing other payroll duties as assigned by management as required.
Education and Experience:
Staff Analyst Trainee 1:
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or
2. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following areas: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; or in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; or in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification; or in personnel relations, labor relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education, or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above. College education may be substituted for professional experience at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a high school diploma or its education equivalent.
Staff Analyst Trainee 2:
Completion of 1 year of satisfactory service as a Staff Analyst Trainee 1.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel)
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong organizing skills
- Ability to meet deadlines and exercise good judgement
- Prior Timekeeping/Payroll experience preferred
Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.
Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).
How to Apply:
MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the “Careers” link.
Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant.
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.