Administrative Specialist II Grade 21 (Retirement Specialist)

Department/Agency of position: 
Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans
Location of position: 
Rockville, MD
$63,439.00 – $105,241.00
Date Posted: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Job Description: 

This is a re-announcement. The status of applicants who previously applied will remain the same.

Responsible for the accounting and compliance monitoring of the assets of the Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans. Duties include: accounting/reporting for the four retirement plan trust funds and the retiree health benefits trust; analyzing and research complex accounting/financial issues and prepare written/oral reports addressing issues related to the retirement plans; preparing work papers, schedules, exhibits and summaries to support audit findings; and evaluating the activities of the ERS investment managers to ensure compliance with guidelines and Board policies.

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Considerable (4 years) professional experience in a financial accounting, auditing or business administration field. Education: Graduation from accredited college or university with a Bachelor's in business or public administration with a major in accounting, or related field with a major in accounting; or graduation from recognized school of accounting. Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Medical Protocol & Background: Selected candidate required to successfully complete medical history review prior to appointment. Criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision.

PREFERRED CRITERIA: • Current and active CPA designation is preferred; • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, economics or accounting is highly preferred; • Experience in pension accounting, administration, including regulatory and IRS reporting; and • Experience working with Oracle and/or Peoplesoft systems

This Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.

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