Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by City of Austin Employees' Retirement System
currently seeking candidates for the position of Accounting
Director. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this
position coordinates and prepares financial data for COAERS'
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; manages monthly retiree
payroll and benefit payments; facilitates annual financial and
procedural audits; and assists the investment staff in portfolio
rebalancing, transition management, new manager funding,
reconciliation of custodial bank statements, and disbursement and
tracking of fund manager fees. This position will also review
federal and state tax payments, staff payroll, accounts payable,
and journal entries; and ensure COAERS' compliance with generally
accepted accounting principles and federal tax reporting
regulations. The successful candidate will be encouraged to
use initiative and independent judgment.
Experience and Education
CPA and an accounting or related Bachelor's degree plus eight
years of experience is required. The candidate will also be
required to demonstrate a knowledge of generally accepted
accounting principles; government accounting standards board
statements; investment accounting practices; principles of cash and
investment management; bank and IRS practices and procedures; tax
issues; and financial and process audit procedures.
Certificates & Licenses
A Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of
Texas is required. A Certificate in Performance Management
(CIPM) or a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is
The starting salary will likely be between $90,000 to $110,000
annually with the actual salary corresponding to the experience
level and credentials of the candidate within the parameters of
public sector compensation. An excellent benefits package is
available, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and sick
and vacation leave.
How to Apply
Submit your resume, and cover letter if desired, by email
at . The
subject line should be formatted as follows: Accounting
Director - First Name Last Name.
The recruitment will remain open until the position is
filled. COAERS does not discriminate in employment
opportunities or practices on the basis of any characteristic
protected by federal law.