Job Announcement: Manager of Public Finance, SEPTA

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the nation’s sixth largest transportation system with a vast network of commuter rail, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and bus routes serving a 2,200 square mile service region.

What’s more impressive is our inclusion on the Forbes Magazine list of America’s Best Employers. Ranked as one of the best companies to work for in America signals a new direction to become a driving force for the economic success of the region and a great place for your career.

Our Center City Philadelphia HQ is currently seeking an experienced Manager of Public Finance to develop and coordinate the use of capital markets and other financial resources to support the Authority’s overall capital and operating goals. These will include planning and implementation of debt and financing strategies, and working to administer current, ongoing and future obligations. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following: 1) Taxable or tax-exempt debt financing; 2) Long-term leasing; 3) Commercial bank relations; 4) Pension fund administration and management; 5) Business and Financial Planning; 6) Project analysis.

Ideal candidates will possess:

· Bachelor’s degree in either business administration, economics, accounting or finance with a minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a public or corporate finance environment.

· Knowledge of defined benefit and defined compensation plans preferred.

· MBA or CPA preferred.

· Excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills.

Working for SEPTA provides you with a competitive salary based on experience and a superior benefits package including medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, pension, and retirement plans, and free transportation for SEPTA employees on all SEPTA modes. Please apply online at: www.septa.org/careers

SEPTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity