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Senior Operations Analyst General Accounting and Fixed Assets

Job ID: 3077
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: General and Technical Accting
Date Posted: Dec 21, 2023

Description

JOB TITLE:                     Senior Operations Analyst - General Accounting and Fixed Assets

SALARY RANGE:          $49,562 - $82,603

DEPT/DIV:                    General and Technical Accounting

SUPERVISOR:                Supervisor – General and Technical Accounting

LOCATION:                    333 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

HOURS OF WORK:9:00 am - 5:30 pm (8 hours/day)

DEADLINE:                    Open until filled

 

This is a resume-based position represented by the Transportation Communications Union (TCU).

 

SUMMARY:

The purpose of this position is to perform reconciliation, accounting and transaction processing activities related to the General Accounting and Fixed Assets functions for multiple Agencies.  The Senior Operations Analyst General Accounting and Fixed Assets has thorough knowledge of one or more Finance areas, coaches less experienced team members and provides guidance on process area procedures.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle all phases of monthly agency account analyses & reconciliations
  • Gather, validate and maintain data and other transaction inputs
  • Gather forms and track status
  • Enter transactions in PeopleSoft and the service request management tool
  • Provide satisfactory customer service by receiving, analyzing, researching and seeking resolution to assigned inquiries
  • Integrate across BSC teams to document, research and resolve basic issues and errors as assigned. Understand when to resolve or escalate to supervisor
  • Perform / support cyclical processing and period end activities
  • Complete assignments as delegated by supervisor
  • Comply with MTA and BSC policies, practices, and procedures
  • Develop and update operating procedures and training materials as needed
  • Understand the MTA and BSC vision including how individual responsibilities fit into the long-term strategies
  • Track and report status of work
  • Maintain appropriate level of process, functional and technical knowledge and participate in training to continue to develop such knowledge
  • Support other team members as appropriate
  • Ensure that all assignments are completed with the highest quality and within agreed-to-Service Level Agreement guidelines and Key Performance Indicator targets
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Participate in user groups as necessary

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Required

  • Possess knowledge of General Accounting principles
  • Working knowledge and use of PeopleSoft or related database software
  • Ability to process requests consistently with general supervision
  • Ability to assess problems and promptly resolve or identify appropriate team to resolve
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and collaborate across the BSC at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage individual assignments
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum four (4) years' experience performing accounting, transaction processing and reconciliation or related OR a satisfactory combination of education and work experience
  • Shared Services experience preferred

 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in Accounting with relevant experience in Business or related field.

 

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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