The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state public agency operating some of the busiest and most important transportation links in the New York / New Jersey region including The Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation (PATH), the primary transit link between Manhattan and New Jersey communities and suburban commuter railroads.
This position is located at the Journal Square Transportation Center in
Jersey City, NJ
JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Fixed Asset Accounting, the successful candidate¿s responsibilities will include but not be limited to: supervising the fixed asset function for PA facilities, asset classification and managing and developing staff.
Responsibilities also include:
Ensuring all fixed assets are properly classified (capital vs. expense, investment in use vs. work in progress).
Posting and reconciliation of monthly depreciation expense and retirements and preparation of detailed depreciation schedules, settlement and suspended projects reports.
Reviewing Agenda items and MJ¿s for classification of assets, adherence to established policies, consistency with accounting requirements and PA policy, and identification and resolution of significant accounting and/or business issues.
Managing, training, and developing staff in a manner that will ensure successfully completion of all section tasks and reporting requirements.
Establishing and maintaining effective business relationships with Management and Budget and Line Department Financial and Project Management staff to provide a process for the exchange and communication of information between departments.
Responding to requests for information and completion of special assignments in designated time frames.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance with concentration in accounting from an accredited College or University.
Must have 2 to 3 years experience in accounting
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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