Department/Agency of position: 
DC Retirement Board Finance Department
Location of position: 
Washington, DC
Entire Range: $130,114 — $201,026 (Career Service)
Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Closing Date: 
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Job Description: 

This District of Columbia Retirement Board (“DCRB”) is seeking a Controller to collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in administering the financial affairs and accounting operations of DCRB. This position manages the day-to-day accounting operations, manages the activities of a small accounting staff, and reports directly to the CFO. DCRB is responsible for the investment of funds and administration of benefits for over 13,000+ retirees and 10,000+ members representing three pension plans--the District of Columbia Teachers’ Retirement Plan and the District of Columbia Police Officers and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan (collectively “Plan members”).

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. • 10 years of progressive, related experience, preferably in the pension industry, public sector accounting, or relevant areas. • Must be a licensed CPA, and must maintain its certification through continuing professional education. • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Excel and PowerPoint, is required. • Knowledge of general ledger systems, accounting applications and software; experience in, or knowledge of, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Paramount Technologies Workplace is preferred. Knowledge of procure-to-pay systems a plus. • Experience in accounting for diversified institutional investment portfolios. • Proven supervisory experience.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed District Employment Application (DC2000) form. The DC2000 application is available as a fillable file document on the “Working at DCRB” page on DCRB’s website. You may view the page here:

WHERE TO APPLY: Please submit all application materials to the agency via e-mail ( or via fax (202-343-3302).

NOTE: To view the vacancy announcement in its entirety, please visit the District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB) website at, Job Announcements.