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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/06/18

Applications Due12/21/18

Vacancy ID62224

AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleSenior Accountant

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitCSEA Local 658 (NYS Teachers’ Retirement System)

Salary RangeFrom $61215 to $76450 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications EITHER: 1) Reachable on the Civil Service eligible list; OR 2) Eligible for reassignment by virtue of having permanent competitive service as a Senior Accountant (G-18); OR 3) eligible for transfer under the provisions of Section 70.1, 52.6 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description The duties of the Senior Accountant include, but are not limited to, the following investment support activities:
-Trade processing and accounting related to internally managed investment portfolios
-Coordinating and monitoring investment portfolio reconciliation, reporting and accounting for externally managed investment portfolios including public market portfolios, as well as real estate and alternative investments
-Cash processing and other activities requiring interaction with the custodial bank
-Operational compliance functions of a statutory and regulatory nature
-Oversight and accounting for the securities lending program.

Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications:
-Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
-Excellent communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Ability to effectively work within a deadline driven environment
-Ability to maintain good working relationships with coworkers
-Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities
-Analytical experience
-Investment related experience
-Experience interpreting GASB/FASB statements
-Experience reading/interpreting legal documents
-Certifications - CPA, CFA, other
-Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources

Telephone 518-447-2906

Fax 518-447-2634

Email Address


Street 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211


Notes on ApplyingIn order to be considered for this position you must submit our on-line application which can be found at

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