Few careers allow you to challenge yourself professionally while you give back to meaningful individuals, like a favorite teacher or school bus driver. Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) manages retirement and healthcare plans for nearly 1.6 million public education professionals and we are growing. That growth means adding to talented teams who are dedicated to keeping the Trust financially healthy for a long time to come.
This position performs highly complex (senior-level) investments audit work. Work involves conducting audits of complex investment-related activities, conducting audit planning, monitoring contracted services, and participating in special projects. May plan and/or oversee the work of project teams. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
This position will be posted at two level. Placement of the applicant will be dependent upon education and experience levels.
State Classification: (1108/Financial Examiner V/B25) or (1110/Financial Examiner VI/B27)
• Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university.
• A Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, computer science or a related field, OR possession of two (2) certifications (listed below), may substitute for one (1) year of required experience. A Master’s degree AND a second certification may substitute for two (2) years of required experience.
• Four (4) years of full-time experience in auditing, including two (2) years lead or project management experience for Sr. Investment Auditor
• Five (5) years of full-time experience in auditing, including three (3) years lead or project management experience for Sr. Investment Auditor II.
• Three (3) years of experience performing financial audits or auditing investment operations and processes.
• Experience may be concurrent.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure:
• Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or the ability to obtain certification within one (1) year of hire.
• Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field.
• Experience in public sector auditing and conducting investments-related audits.
• Experience performing audit-related data analysis.
• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Internal Number: REQ 214
About Teacher Retirement System of Texas
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is responsible for investing funds under its stewardship and for delivering benefits to members as authorized by the Texas Legislature. TRS is a defined benefit plan, with retirement benefits determined by a pre-established formula. The trust fund is sustained principally by three sources -- contributions by members during their working careers, contributions by the state and investment revenues.
TRS was founded over 80 years ago. With assets at $154 billion, the Trust is the largest public retirement system in Texas in both membership and assets. It is the sixth largest public pension plan in the U.S. and is among the 20th largest in the world. The agency serves more than 1.5 million people. Over 1 million are public and higher education members and over 400,000 are retirement recipients and beneficiaries. As of FY 2017, pension benefits totaling nearly $10 billion were paid to retirees and their beneficiaries.