Senior Financial Specialist
Senior Financial Specialist, Grade 25 (Financial Analyst)
Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans
$63,439.00 – $105,241.00
The position will be responsible for the accounting and compliance monitoring of the assets of the Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans. The duties include: accounting and 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.
Experience: Considerable (4 years) professional experience in a financial accounting, auditing or business administration field.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration with a major in accounting, or a related field with a major in accounting; or graduation from a recognized school of accounting.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Medical Protocol & Background: Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete medical history review prior to appointment. A 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.
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• A current and active CPA designation is preferred;
• A 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
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