Title Description:
Date Posted: 1/15/2023
Deadline: Until Filled
Job Number: 167-22-N


Auditing and analysis work of a difficult and responsible nature in auditing, review and analysis of accounting, operational and budgetary information, statistics, goals, productivity indicators, and compliance issues. An employee in this class independently performs advanced accounting, auditing and financial budget analysis work requiring considerable judgment based upon knowledge of auditing and accounting practices, principles, and procedures. Work may involve analyzing financial statements and records, determining compliance with contract terms, and accounting procedures, preparing comprehensive reports on special studies, etc. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general direction of the Internal Audit Director.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Work involves performing advanced financial accounting, auditing and/or budgetary work depending upon area of assignment. • Duties may include analyzing general ledger records and accounts, and preparing periodic audit and statistical analysis. • Tasks may include auditing accounts for verification purposes and involve the review of various systems and internal controls. • Work may involve the auditing of receipts of commercial firms having percentage contracts and/or determining compliance with other contract terms. • Work involves analyzing revenue and expenditure records, conducting special projects, and reviewing financial data. • Work involves developing audit planning documents and audit programs for each audit. • Tasks include preparing workpapers, schedules, and reports for completed audits. • Work may involve performing and conducting special management studies or reviews in a wide variety of administrative and operational areas. • Conducts functional and procedural surveys throughout the organization to evaluate operations and recommends modifications in accounting or administrative practices when warranted. • Performs additional duties and tasks as assigned.


Knowledge of standards, procedures, and practices for financial compliance, and performance audits. Knowledge of accounting and audit principles, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of systems of internal controls for governmental entities. Ability to apply auditing knowledge to the variety of policies, practices and systems found in a large and complex governmental organization. Ability to apply accounting knowledge to a wide variety of transactions and problems. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.


Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).


Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.


A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or closely related field and two (2) years of professional auditing and/or accounting experience. Designation as a CPA and/or CIA is preferred but not required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number to 167-22-N: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email:


The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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