Manager Audit & Financial Info (6038)

Category:  Manager/Supervisor/Administrator
Facility:  SEPTA Headquarters
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  May 23, 2023
Req ID:  4644


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The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region. SEPTA has become an integral force in the economic success of the Philadelphia region, providing an efficient and reliable source of transportation. 


We are seeking candidates for the position of Manager Audit & Financial Info (6038) in the Ops/Admin, Finance and Support.   


Limited telework may be permitted for this position in accordance with SEPTA Policy


Opening Date: 05/23/2023

Closing Date: 06/06/2023

Job Grade: SAM 40

Salary Range: Min: $76,492.00 - Mid: $95,602.00 - Max: $114,712.00 



Develop and manage the audit functions to monitor vendor invoice and payment process, coordinate methods of data collection for financial reports/grant applications and develop written department procedures.


  1. Designs, develops, implement and manage a computerized system, that will effectively capture all information, and provide a prompt, accurate, invoice processing capability.
  2. Responsible for all grant applications and reporting requirements as it relates to CCT (UGR, Section 15, ACT 26).
  3. Responsible for all audits and reports both internal and external.
  4. Responsible for supervising and training employees in all phases of the billing process.  Must oversee cross training and ensure that employees gain a thorough knowledge of all financial responsibilities.
  5. Responsible for the integrity of financial information reported internally and externally which will include MIS reporting.
  6. Responsible for providing an independent evaluation of contract carrier invoicing practices.
  7. Coordinates audit procedures with the auditors to assure proper evaluation methods are satisfied.
  8. Prepares contract cost analyses.
  9. Maintains files of relevant records from previous audits and grant applications.
  10. Performs other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field plus five (5) years of related experience required. Experience must include preparation of state and urban grant applications and a good working knowledge of overall CCT/paratransit operations.
  • Must have experience conducting audits and coordinating data collection.
  • Must have experience training and developing written procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must possess an acceptable performance, attendance and sick leave record. A review of the candidate’s work record will be part of the interview/selection process.




SEPTA offers a comprehensive benefits and retirement program for ALL employees, including: 

  • Medical – “Minimal annual premium contribution” 


Benefit plans with “No Employee annual premium contribution”: 

  • Prescription 

  • Dental 

  • Vision 


Additional benefits we offer: 

  • Pension Plan / Retirement Savings 

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan 

  • Voluntary Governmental 457B Deferred Comp Plan 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • SEPTA Transportation Pass – FREE travel on all SEPTA modes of transportation 

  • SEPTA employees qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program 


SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.             

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia