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Summer Intern - Comptroller, Accounts Payable

Company: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

**Responsibilities** The Port Authority offers paid summer internships to students that provide the opportunity to work with knowledgeable and experienced professionals on assignments critical to operating, maintaining, and expanding the transportation infrastructure for one of the greatest economies in the world. Assignments include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, writing, communication and team-building skills. The diversity of our businesses creates a variety of opportunities for students to gain exposure to the work of a first-class public agency. The Comptroller department is looking for a summer intern to join their team in the Accounts Payable Unit! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: + Tasks related to Business Travel & SAP Travel Management + Tasks related to the Citi Payment Exchange Project and associated enrollment of existing and new vendors for ACH Payments + Tasks related to the Electronic Invoicing Project + Tasks related to Agency Vendor Management Project including continued cleanup of the Vendor Master File + GR-IR, SE and PR Report analyses and other divisional assignments About the Comptroller Department: As a reporting Department to the Chief Financial Officer, the Comptroller's Department is a team of dedicated professionals who ensure the accuracy of the Port Authority's finances. As part of the Comptroller's Department team, you will gain insight and experience surrounding the agency's financial structure and internal control processes as well as knowledge of the operations of our various lines of business, giving you extensive opportunities for a long-term career at the Port Authority. **Qualifications** + Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the upcoming Fall 2021 school semester. + We are seeking interns who are talented, driven and who have a genuine interest in contributing to the success of the New York/New Jersey region. + We welcome applications from a diverse range of University disciplines and concentrations. + Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, research and applicable technical skills. **Desired** + Computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, SAP, etc.) + Verbal and written communication skills + Accounting knowledge and Business machine usage (scanner, fax, telephone, copy machine) + Flexibility to rotate among assignments and strong work initiative are desirable About the Program + Interns have the opportunity to support their departments with critical projects such as analyzing regional demand data for our airports, conducting interview assessments, development of our annual budget, designing sustainability initiatives, and developing operational plans for retail development. + On the job, learning is supported by networking sessions with senior management, intern meet and greets and career workshops; broadening your understanding of the agency. **This position will be a virtual internship opportunity.** **This internship is expected to be a full-time internship lasting 12 weeks.** **How To Apply** + To apply, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. + Please be sure to complete all steps of the application process and click Submit at the end. + Applicants will receive a generated confirmation email upon application completion. Instructions: + To be considered for the position you must respond to the essay question below. + All applicants must answer all prompted questions and essay. + Please upload your response and resume as one document in the section of the online. application that prompts you to upload your resume. + Your essay response cannot exceed 150 words. Applications that do not include a resume and essay response will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward in the selection process. Essay Question: Why do you want to work as a Summer Intern for the Port Authority of NY & NJ? **The application deadline is April 9, 2021 at 11:59pm. You will not be able to apply after this date.** Recruitment Timeline: + Interview Process: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interviews will be conducted in March-April. + Program Start Date: The Summer Internship Program is slated to begin June 3, 2021 The Selection Process: + Please note that more than one department may contact students to interview. + Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. + Interns are selected based on academic achievement, analytical and communication skills, and work experience. **About The Port Authority** Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. **EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER** The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. REQNUMBER: 38011-1A

Keywords: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Jersey City , Summer Intern - Comptroller, Accounts Payable, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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