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Payroll Staff Analyst

Job ID: 2382
Business Unit: MABSTOA
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: NYC Transit Authority
Date Posted: Mar 15, 2024

Description

Job Information:

Title:                        Staff Analyst Series - Payroll Control

Opening Date:        7/7/2023   

Closing Date:          Open Until Filled

Authority:                TA/OA

Department:            Payroll

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

Compensation:

Staff Analyst I (TA):    $58,934 - $69,771 (Represented by OSA) (New Hire Rate: $51,245)
Staff Analyst I (OA):  $65,003 - $76,955 (Represented by TWU)

Staff Analyst II (TA):    $68,430 - $76,213 (New Hire Rate: $59,505)
Staff Analyst II (OA):  $75,475 - $84,060 (Represented by TWU)

Associate Staff Analyst (TA):  $77,356 - $100,155 (Represented by OSA) (New Hire Rate: $67,264) 
Associate Staff Analyst (OA): $85,316 - $110,468 (Represented by TWU)

 

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.

Responsibilities:

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 for inactive employees.
  • Review sick and lump sum payments and check reversals for all employees at NYCT.
  • Review biweekly high-roller reports.
  • Review and process all check reversals and oversee W2 corrections.
  • Perform other payroll duties as assigned by management as required.

Education and Experience:

Associate Staff Analyst:


1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology,
human resources development, political science, urban studies or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school, and one year of satisfactory full‐time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, 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 in a related area; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of
satisfactory full‐time professional experience in the areas described in ʺ1ʺ
above.


Staff Analyst I-II:

1. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, or urban studies, or a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of satisfactory fulltime 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; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, 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 in a related area; or

3. An associate degree or completion of 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "2" above; or

4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six (6) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience as described in "2" above; or

5. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", "3", or "4" 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.

Special Note:
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, one additional year of professional experience as described in ʺ2ʺ above.

Desired Skills:

  • 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

Selection Method:

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview.

Other Information:

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.

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