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 a Sr. Internal Auditor to conduct independent appraisals of Authority-wide financial and operational systems to ascertain the adequacy of existing internal controls and evaluate their effectiveness. In addition you will ensure that Authority resources are being used for specifically authorized purposes and that the Authority is complying with state, local and federal regulations as they apply to the audit objectives.
Specific Responsibilities include:
Assisting the Supervisor, Internal Audit in the supervision of audit staff during fieldwork, or in an independent capacity to achieve audit objectives.
Examining and evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Authority's system of internal control.
Assisting in the preparation and implementation of the audit program. The audit program should consist of detailed procedural tests sufficient to attest to the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls.
Recommending the means of obtaining, analyzing and evaluating evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the control systems' adequacy and effectiveness, and on the performance efficiency of the activities being reviewed.
Analyzing transactions, documents, records, reports and processes for accuracy and effectiveness.
Preparing detailed working papers, including all applicable source documents in a concise and logical manner.
Developing logical and supportable conclusions and recommendations for practical solutions to problems and deficiencies noted.
Ideal candidates will possess:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
One to three years prior audit experience is required with a CPA firm or an internal Audit Department.
Experience with Microsoft Office required.
Working for SEPTA provides you with a competitive salary of $54,652 - $68,328 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.