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Deputy Director - Metro-North Revenue

Job ID: 237
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: General and Technical Accting
Date Posted: Jan 2, 2024

Description

JOB TITLE:                Deputy Director – Metro-North Revenue
SALARY RANGE:     $121,479 – $159,442
HAY POINTS:             994
DEPT/DIV:                  Office of the Controller
SUPERVISOR:           Director – Revenue Management
LOCATION:               2 Broadway New York, NY 10004
HOURS OF WORK:  8 hours per day

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

Plans and directs the activities of Metro-North Railroad’s Revenue Accounting department.  Major activities comprise the accounting, reporting, and auditing of all fare revenues, corporate billings/collections, and revenue systems enhancements projects responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Directs the activities of the Passenger Revenue Accounting group for the accounting, reporting, operations and controls of all ticket revenues and distribution venues, ticket stock control, refunds, and audits. Directs the implementation of new revenue tariffs as required.
  • Establish system controls for new financial systems and develop procedures to improve existing systems which include all revenue accounting systems, banking software,
  • Accounts Receivable and PeopleSoft systems. Responsible to direct the coordination efforts with Information Technology and the MTA Business Service Center.
  • Work with the MTA, its agencies, and other MN departments to plan, design and implement the transitioning to the MTA OMNY revenue system. Develop proper internal controls, auditing techniques and reporting to serve the informational needs of the company.
  • Direct the audit programs and compliance for revenue sales and collections for all ticket selling venues including the Ticket Office Machines, Ticket Vending Machines, and
  • Conductor sales.
  • Development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities, and procedures relating to Passenger Revenue Accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting
  • Principles and Corporate policies and goals.
  • Strong leadership skills to effectively direct and motivate staff.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent quantitative, analytic, and deductive reasoning capabilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Hyperion or comparable applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines to ensure accurate and efficient reporting of data.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting regulations and thorough knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Ability to monitor and manage results against audit and control procedures.
  • Knowledge of database design as it relates to financial systems.
  • Working knowledge of an automated financial system.
  • Self-starter with ability to learn and document financial and operational processes without supervision.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast paced / high pressure environment.
  • Ability to understand and interpret contracts to manage financial compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Position requires ability to multi-task and to prioritize workflow.
  • Manage unforeseen reporting requests and quick response to audit and FOIL related requests.
  • Must be able to take on responsibilities that are not directly related to the core functions of the department and respond within the deadlines requested.
  • Has moderate level of authority for the decision making, staffing, and budget for their functional area of responsibility, subject to approval regarding the most significant
  • Business and Policy issues by the Chief / Senior Management. Decision-making authority over their functional area of responsibility is somewhat defined with the freedom to determine how to accomplish work goals. Guided by substantially diversified procedures and specialized standards.
  • Makes recommendations for policy and procedural changes with final approval from departmental management and supports implementation of such changes.
  • Provides input into overall strategy and approach in consultation with departmental management and/or HQ Senior Management.

Education and Experience

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge of Revenue Systems & reporting.
  • Minimum ten (10) years managerial experience in accounting or finance, preferably in a general accounting function which includes in depth knowledge of automated financial systems and dealing with technical issues.
  • Minimum five years of experience in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred

  • MBA or CPA
  • Revenue Accounting or related experience.
  • Experience working with contracts (financial compliance and / or negotiation support).

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”).

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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