Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
Cook County Pension Fund Finance Department
 Chicago, Illinois
Job Description

About the Cook County Pension Fund:

CCPF is a public employee retirement system that provides pension, disability and other benefits to employees of both Cook County Fund and the Forest Preserve Fund. The Fund strives to provide great service to the members and offer a professional work environment where employees have development opportunities to grow and learn. Please visit to learn more about us.


The Cook County Pension Fund seeks an experienced Accounting Manager responsible for all areas of accounting and financial reporting of the two related pension funds. The primary focus of this role is to supervise and occasionally perform, routine accounting tasks, including benefit payment, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, review/approval of entries prior to posting transactions in the general ledger system, reconciliation and reporting. In addition, this role will be responsible for closing the books monthly and at year-end, monitoring and processing investment capital calls and developing the annual budget and periodic reporting. Must have a strong grasp of employee benefit funds, pension fund accounting and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements. This position reports to the Deputy Executive Director.