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Manager Financial Data Analysis

Job ID: 2957
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Management and Budget NYCT
Date Posted: Dec 21, 2023

Description

JOB TITLE:                    Manager, Financial Data Analysis      

SALARY RANGE:         $94,976 ‐$104,976   

HAY POINTS:               588

DEPT/DIV:                    Management & Budget, NYCT                  

SUPERVISOR:                Deputy Director Revenue Analysis             

LOCATION:                  TBD                        

HOURS OF WORK:     9:00 am - 5:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/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:

The Manager of Financial Data Analysis is responsible for managing the compilation of official daily and monthly ridership and revenue figures for New York City Transit, ensuring compliance with MTA policy and State auditing procedures, responding to revenue and ridership inquiries from MTA leadership and internal/external users and submitting data to the Hyperion system. Their duties include developing data analysis strategies and tools, researching, and interpreting financial data, investigating data issues, performing calculations (e.g., average fares), and presenting responses to data inquiries. They will assist the Deputy Director with daily tasks related to revenue and ridership data.

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.
  • Manage the compilation of official daily and monthly ridership and revenue figures for New York City Transit, while ensuring compliance with State auditing procedures.
  • Take charge of strategizing and implementing methodologies for revenue and ridership compilation and reporting, as well as designing tools to evaluate and address key issues effectively
  • Responsible for the presentation and visualization of ridership information to support operational planning and policy decisions by leveraging data-driven insights from ridership data.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to revenue and ridership inquiries from MTA leadership, as well as internal and external users.
  • Investigate data issues, resolve discrepancies, and ensure data integrity.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Possess extensive expertise and practical experience in conducting thorough analysis of large-scale datasets and effectively resolving data-related challenges.
  • Proficiency in utilizing statistical methods and various tools for data analysis is required.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of database management, programming, and other “big data” or data science skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all internal levels within a given organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact well with external agencies. External agencies may include the Governor’s Office for New York State, New York City government, elected and other public officials, as well as any staff located at other federal or state agencies or authorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high-profile, high-pressure environment effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete short- and long-term projects effectively and as efficiently as possible.
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities and quantitative skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or comparable applications, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or related fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience from an accredited college may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience

PREFERRED

  • Knowledge of New York City transit ridership patterns and behavior.
  • Graduate degree in a related field.
  • Familiarity with the MTA’s policies and procedures.

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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