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Transportation Finance Specialist

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The New York Federal-aid Highway Division is hiring a Transportation Finance Specialist (GS-0501-09/11/12 - $61,727 to $116,366 annually) in Albany, New York. To apply, send your resume and a statement of interest (in the body of your e-mail message) directly to using the subject “Transportation Finance Specialist Application.” Hiring managers will consider applications submitted through 02/23/2024 (but submit yours as soon as possible to receive the best consideration). 


We are very excited to announce a great career opportunity in the New York Division Office. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill our "Transportation Finance Specialist" vacancy. The incumbent will report to the "Finance Manager/Team Lead." We are looking for a candidate with good technical, communication, and partnering skills who wants to work within a challenging, complex, and innovative team environment.


As a Transportation Finance Specialist, you will:

  • Serve as a technical advisor for FHWA division personnel, Headquarters personnel, and State DOT employees on the FHWA Financial Management Program.
  • Be responsible for establishing, reviewing, and maintaining internal controls to achieve the objectives of effective and efficient operations, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Develop financial management reports and conduct analysis to help resolve financial operations issues.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting financial management system reviews and evaluations, performing complex duties in various areas of financial management, analyzing financial reimbursements, reviewing, and making recommendations for project agreements and helping the New York Division's finance team carry out its financial oversight responsibilities.


The New York Division is a diverse group of professionals who value collaboration and innovation. This is clear in our approach, where we have a unique opportunity in one of the largest Federal-aid Highway Programs in the country to work with a wide range of sponsors, partners, and the public. We value leadership at every level and leverage multiple perspectives form all staff in an open dialogue. With a culture of employee empowerment and autonomy, we all share in opportunities and successes through a solution-oriented, team approach (and a strong culture of relationship and stewardship). We communicate with our partners effectively with "one vote" to support balanced transportation decisions for the public.

The Division supports each other in wellness, diversity & inclusion, and emotional intelligence. Additionally, there are a menagerie of personal and professional development opportunities.

Albany is in upstate NY about 150 miles north of New York City.  Housing in the area offers every option from city, suburban, and rural. Most employees have less than a half hour commute and the regional transit agency offers many transit options. The Capital Region offers a broad range of arts and entertainment, unparalleled recreation, and renowned education at every level within a short distance from the Division office.  Albany is known for its extensive history, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher education.  It is home to over 15 Universities and Colleges including Medical School, Law School, Engineering, Nanotechnology, Liberal Arts, and several Community Colleges. We are also close to several world class entertainment venues such as the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Tanglewood, MA.

And New York is full of amazing natural areas for all sorts of activities to enjoy - so, go ahead and take on the challenge and beauty of New York!