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Senior Accounting Analyst - Accounts Receivable Processing and Reconciliation

Job ID: 7278
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Acct Receiv Recon and Process
Date Posted: May 23, 2024

Description

JOB TITLE:                      Senior Accounting Analyst – Accounts Receivable Processing and Reconciliation    

SALARY RANGE:            $85,605.36 - $94,133   

HAY POINTS:                  451 

DEPT/DIV:                       Finance                        

SUPERVISOR:                 Deputy Director, Accounts Receivable and Processing       

LOCATION:                      420 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10170                           

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 purpose of this position is to assist in the performance of the Accounts Receivable system billing, record-keepings, and account reconciliation functions. It is expected that this position acts as a liaison between project management as well as internal and external customer to ensure efficient and timely billing and cash collection.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist in month-end system closing, including reconciling all work order detail reports to the general ledger. preparation of monthly account analysis and prepare adjusting journal entries as necessary.
  • Maintain internal databases of monthly and year-to-date files from PeopleSoft and be responsible for accurately posting Monthly Accounts Receivable reports on public site for common users. Assist project managers for reporting, maintenance, and auditing requests. 
  • Provide various work order cost reporting and analysis as directed for major events like weather, service disruptions, and damage claims. Prepare and document Miscellaneous billings as necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of the CDOT Capital billing and collection status reports monthly and assist to resolve discrepancies. Assist in the preparation of the MTA Overdue Debt Report as well as other tracking reports. Follow-up with project managers and department liaisons on invoice status and approval process.
  • Assist in the single-audit requests for various projects, RWA billings, and 3rd party requests.
  • Oversee Collection Analyst on day-to-day responsibilities including cash, work order requests, collection efforts, and equipment rental adds.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. An equivalent combination of education and experience from an accredited college may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 3 years related experience.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Finance Modules or related system.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in and/or ability to learn analytical and/or quantitative skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or comparable applications, i.e., Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

PREFERRED:

Master’s degree in a 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”). 

 

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