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  • 221 North LaSalle Drive
    Chicago, IL 60601
  • Gina Tuczak
  • Phone: 3127443891

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Comptroller

Policemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago • Chicago, IL

Posted 15 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - None
Experience - At least 10 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Accounting - Finance, Government - Civil Service
Accounting, Finance, Government
Relocation - No
15

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Job Description

A Public Pension Fund is seeking a Comptroller that will be responsible for the following:

Administration of all financial management and accounting functions

Prepare annual financial statements, comprehensive annual financial report, and the annual budget.

Execute the annual financial statement audit with external auditors.

Oversee internal controls of financial reporting and operational business cycles.

Provide general leadership and management support to the Executive Director on financial transactions, accounting trends and member services.

Interaction with various City of Chicago departments and functions on financial matters.

Address needs of Board of Trustees regarding accounting questions and related financial matters

Oversee compilation of reporting package sent to Board of Trustees for monthly meetings.

● Provide assistance to the Executive Director on human resource issues for personnel matters, staff concerns, and office policy inquiries. .

Oversee office staff as directed by the Executive Director.

Understand the Fund’s pension administration system, and manage accounting requirements associated with system outputs.

Assist with special projects required by the Board of Trustees, Executive Director or Chief Investment Officer.

 

Job Requirements

 

   Candidates must possess the following requirements: 

At least ten years of managerial experience in a financial accounting role.

At least five years of experience with financial reporting and accounting for defined benefit plans, including experience reading pension plan documents and understanding tax ramifications of pension payments.

Experience managing a diverse workforce of at least 10+ employees

Excellent written and oral communication skills with diverse populations

Excellent quantitative aptitude and tenacity with details.

Demonstrated leadership, project management and problem-solving skills.

Ability to motivate and develop office staff through change management procedures and long-term projects.

Must be able to handle workplace situations with professionalism, tact, compassion and diplomacy.

Understanding of privacy requirements and ability to uphold the highest standard of confidentiality.

Outstanding time management skills, organization, and ability to work through competing priorities with poise and confidence.

High proficiency with Microsoft products including excel, word, powerpoint, and outlook.

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND CPA REQUIRED. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Note: This position requires a full-time presence at the Fund's office in downtown Chicago. Office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday. Flex-time, telecommuting, and/or other alternative work locations or schedules are not available.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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