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Controller, Finance and Administration Division

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and résumé. This recruitment will remain opened until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by March 3, 2023.


The city of San Francisco is at the center of the evolution of local, regional, and global transportation systems, and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is leading the way in crafting policy and investment solutions that address current and future needs, and ensuring that our transportation systems work for all communities.

Do you…

  • ✓  Have an eye for detail to ensure the information you work with is accurate at every stage?
  • ✓  Exhibit excellent organizational skills to prioritize tasks and effectively manage your own time and that of your team, to continually meet deadlines?
  • ✓  Want to work with different teams and people and learn new things in the accounting spectrum?
  • ✓  Get excited to use XLOOKUP, IFERROR, and pivot tables and pivot charts daily when solving problems?
  • ✓  Challenge yourself to improve the process or introduce and incorporate new technologies?

If so, we invite you to apply to bring your skills and experience to our Finance and Administration team.

We’re looking for applicants with 5 years of progressively responsible experience in public, governmental or private sector accounting.

Reports to: Deputy Director for Finance & Administration                      

Exemption Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Supervisory Responsibilities

Two staff accountants and may supervise interns and external consultant teams.

Annual Compensation Range: $127,422 – $175,840

Salary dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits. The Transportation Authority offers an employer contribution to a retirement plan in lieu of Social Security. In addition, the Transportation Authority offers a generous cafeteria-style benefits package and flexible work arrangements including up to 3 days remote work per week.

Retirement: Up to 10.88% employer contribution

Insurance: Health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability and more. Medical and dependent care pre-tax reimbursement accounts.

Deferred Compensation (Section 457)

Vacation: Three (3) weeks of vacation per year during the first 5 years of service

Holidays: 12 holidays per year, plus 3 personal holidays   

Commuter Benefits: Up to $160 per month in Commuter Checks or a $20 per month bike benefit 

How to Apply

Send cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted) and resume via email ( or mail:

RE: Controller, Finance and Administration Division
Attn: Human Resources
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
1455 Market St., 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our work, and we strive to ensure our staff represents the communities we serve. 

We are committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect. We want to employ and provide career advancement opportunities for people of any:

  • race and color
  • sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression
  • religion and belief
  • national, social, and ethnic origin
  • parental status, including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions
  • age
  • physical, mental, and sensory disabilities
  • HIV status
  • marital, civil union, and domestic partnership status
  • past and present military service
  • family medical history and genetic information
  • protected status 

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or 415-522-4800.