SEPTA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

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 Job Information 
  Job Title: #6220 - Capital Budget Analyst
  Category: Professional/Management
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Administration Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time
  Start Date: 7/12/2018
  End Date: 7/25/2018


 Job Description 
   
 
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), 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, is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States.

SEPTA is seeking a Capital Budget Analyst. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor�s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Budgeting, Accounting or related field plus a minimum of three (3) years relevant financial or accounting experience which includes preparation and monitoring of budgets and financial reports.

Salary range: $59,488.00� $74,360.00

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

Performs analysis related to all aspects of the division/department. Assists in the coordination of capital funding, planning and grant programs with funding agencies, internal SEPTA departments, and other external groups.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assists in the development of SEPTA�s annual Capital Budget and 12- Year Capital Program and the allocation of funds to capital projects in progress and to newly proposed projects.

2. Assists in preparation for and the conduct of meetings with internal departments and external governmental stakeholders to discuss the capital budget & program, and to solicit their input and insight on capital transit needs for the region.

3. Assists in preparation for the conduct of public meetings and public hearings on the budget & program to receive input from interested parties, elected officials and the general public.

4. Calculates SEPTA�s share of the annual sub-area allocation of federal capital funds apportioned to the Philadelphia urbanized area with the following transit agencies; NJ Transit, PennDot, Delaware River Port Authority, Maryland Transit Administration and Delaware Department of Transportation. Calculates funding per transit agency and communicates the funding splits to all of the agencies. Prepares letters of agreement to be signed by all agencies which much be sent to the Federal Transit Administration Regional Administrator before federal grants can be approved for the allocated funds.

5. Prepares financial reports for SEPTA�s annual multi-million dollar Vehicle Overhaul (VOH) Program and assists in the preparation of State invoices. Establishes approved budget in the FACET financial system, prepares monthly analysis of budget versus actual expenditures and tracks production versus targeted goals.

6. Assists in the development of SEPTA�s annual requests for the City of Philadelphia and capital funding through the City�s Capital Budgeting process.

7. Assists in the preparation of annual Suburban Counties capital funding forecasts. Develops a calendar year forecast of capital funds required from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties.

8. Prepares funding agreements for approved City of Philadelphia Capital Funds and facilitates execution by SEPTA and the City.

9. Develops and prepares budget revisions for state and federal grants to address capital project funding shortfalls and facilitate capital grant close outs.

10. Assists in the development of federal and state grant applications to secure funds for the capital budget and program, as requested.

11. Develops and implements improved methods and procedures related to all aspects of the division/department.

12. Performs special assignments as required.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

� Bachelor�s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Budgeting, Accounting or related field plus a minimum of three (3) years relevant financial or accounting experience which includes preparation and monitoring of budgets and financial reports required.

� Experience administering Federal and State capital funding preferred.

� Strong computer skills required. Must have experience using MS software, applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access.

� Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills required.



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.