MTA Operating Budget Analyst in Manhattan, New York

Job Information

Resume Due Date: July 31, 2017

Functional Job Title: Operating Budget Analyst

Civil Service Title: Community Coordinator

Department/Division: Operations

Work Location: Randall’s Island


Earnings Potential: Min $66,977, Mid $83,721

Hay Points: 479

Overtime Eligibility: Not eligible for paid overtime in accordance with FLSA

(Actual salary offers are made subject to the salary administration policy and are made considering a number of factors including, but not limited to, the selected candidate’s salary and work history.)


The position is responsible for assisting in the development, administration and oversight of the agency’s operating budget. Key activities include analyzing and forecasting revenue and expenditures, working with departmental budget heads and liaisons on developing their operating and programmatic budgets; coordinating the preparation and delivery of all agency budget submission to headquarters; assessing the appropriateness and funding availability for departmental expense requisitions; contributing to and coordinating the writing of several top level budget narratives including the year-end report, preliminary and final financial plan submissions to the broad, and others as requested; tracking and analyzing expenses for operating budget development, monthly reporting, and ad hoc analytical projects.


Specialized Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years full-time professional experience in public administration, economics, finance, business administration, or statistics
  • Experience using Hyperion/Essbase is desired
  • Advanced quantitative and analytical skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Proficiency with an advanced statistical application such as SAS or SPSS preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate across diverse occupational groups, both verbally and in written correspondence, is essential
  • Strong MS Excel, Word and experience developing/producing PowerPoint presentations

Desired Skills

Community Coordinator:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or

  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or

  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Other Information

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is governed by the Civil Service Rules and Regulations administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). This vacancy is being filled as a Provisional Appointment as there is no established Civil Service list for this title. As an employee of MTA Bridges and Tunnels, you should look to take Civil Service examinations not only for this provisional title but other titles in your job family. Continued employment is contingent upon your taking and passing a Civil Service examination followed by your selection from the Civil Service list to a Permanent Appointment in this or a similar title.

Also, as an employee of MTA Bridges & Tunnels you may be required to complete an annual financial disclosure statement with the State of New York, if your position earns more than $91,821.00 (this figure is subject to change) per year or if the position is designated as a policy maker.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Operating Budget Analyst

Location: Manhattan - Downtown

Job ID: 90420

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Agency: Bridges and Tunnels

Department: PLA/Operating Budget

Division: CFO/Off. of Chief Fin. Officer