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Operations Analyst General Accounting Fixed Assets

Job ID: 7703
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Acct Receiv Recon and Process
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2024

Description

JOB TITLE:                           Operations Analyst - General Accounting and Fixed Assets

SALARY RANGE:      $45,125 - $75,208

DEPT/DIV:              Accounts Receivable and Project Accounting

SUPERVISOR: Supervisor – Accounts Receivable and Project Accounting

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

HOURS OF WORK: 8:30 am - 5:00 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 accounting and reconciliation processing activities related to the General Accounting and Fixed Assets functions for all MTA agencies.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle all phases of monthly agency account analysis & reconciliations
  • Process asset capitalizations and retirements
  • Process project and activity requests
  • 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
  • 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

 

Preferred

  • Understanding of MTA Finance policies, practices and procedures
  • Familiarity with performance metrics and ability to meet identified targets
  • Working knowledge and use of office productivity tools (e.g., PeopleSoft, MS Office applications) and web-based applications

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum one (1) years' experience performing accounting, transaction processing and  reconciliation or related OR a satisfactory combination of education and work experience
  • Shared Services experience preferred

 

Preferred

  • 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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