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Manager- General and Technical Accounting -NYCT/SIRTOA

Job ID: 6723
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: General and Technical Accting
Date Posted: Apr 2, 2024

Description

JOB TITLE: Manager General and Technical Accounting-NYCTA/SIRTOA
SALARY RANGE: $99,000 - $109,000
HAY POINTS: 588
DEPT/DIV: General & Technical Accounting

SUPERVISOR: Senior Manager General & Technical Accounting

LOCATION: 2 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
HOURS OF WORK: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (7 1/2 hours/day)
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
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 Accounting Manager is responsible for supporting the general ledger accounting close processes for the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) and Staten Island Rapid Transit Operating Authority (SIRTOA). This position will be preparing journal entries and performing account reconciliations and variance analysis. In addition, this position will support the preparation of financial reporting and support the financial statement audits.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure general ledger accounts are analyzed and reconciled on a timely basis. Coordinates with operating departments to obtain support of general ledger accounts and transactions. Maintain a copy of all reconciliations in an organized manner along with a log summarizing the status of the analysis/ reconciliations. Highlight and work to resolve outstanding reconciling items.
  • Coordinate with other departments to provide explanations to monthly/quarterly account variances.
  • Support the monthly close by preparing journal entries with adequate support. Review the health and welfare transaction journals. Run and reconcile reports.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of FTAs NTD reporting.
  • Provide support in the preparation of year-end financial statements for NYCTA and SIRTOA.
  • Provide information and documents requested for external and internal audits.
  • Process monthly settlement/payment of inter-agency balances with all agencies.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned, including the implementation of new accounting standards and other new reporting requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with key internal and/or external stakeholders.
  • Must have strong managerial skills to effectively direct a staff of professional and technical employees in implementing the short- and long-term goals and direction for the area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities and quantitative skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or comparable applications, i.e., Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with financial systems.
PREFERRED
  • Masters degree in a related field from an accredited college and/or CPA Certification.
  • At least 3 years in a managerial and/or leadership role.
  • Experience with Peoplesoft Finance Modules.
  • Prior experience working in a large, multi-faceted, fast-paced organization or governmental body.
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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