Accountant III

Accountant III
DC Retirement Board Finance Department
 Washington, District Of Columbia
Job Description

The District of Columbia Retirement Board (“DCRB”) is seeking an Accountant III to process and reconcile financial, investment, and budgetary accounting transactions for the Agency. The individual will gather, prepare, review, and record financial transactions in DCRB’s general ledger.

DCRB is responsible for the investment of funds and administration of retirement benefits for approximately 15,000 retirees and 10,000 members of the District of Columbia Teachers’ Retirement Plan and the District of Columbia Police Officers and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan (collectively “Plan members”).

The annualized full-time salary range for this position is $94,122 to $150,304 (DCRB Grade 9). For more information, see the position summary attached below.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred.
  • Minimum eight (8) years accounting experience, preferably in a government setting.
  • Extensive knowledge of US General Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).


If the position you are applying for is in the Career, Management Supervisory, or Educational Service at an annual salary of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) or more, you must establish residency in the District of Columbia within one hundred eighty (180) days of the effective date of the appointment and continue to maintain residency within the District of Columbia throughout the duration of the appointment.


DCRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Applicants must submit a completed District of Columbia Employment Application (DC2000), letter of interest discussing eligibility and qualifications, and resume. The DC2000 is available as a fillable file document on the “Working at DCRB” page on DCRB’s website. You may view the page here:


Please submit all application materials via e-mail to:

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