Employment with TMRS


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Systems Administrator

TMRS, based in Austin, Texas, is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has approximately $24 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.

Position Summary:

This position is a part of the network operations team that’s focused on implementing and maintaining operational infrastructure, software applications and network security.

Example of Duties:

  • Maintain and support TMRS’ virtual server and desktop infrastructure.
  • Responsible for network security; identifies concerns and recommends solutions.
  • Provide technical training and communication of system policies and procedures; maintain documentation and updates procedures.
  • Maintain overall system and network performance, availability and functionality.
  • Review and recommend upgrades, their security implications, system compatibility and potential impacts to system infrastructure.
  • Administer system backups and TMRS’ disaster recovery plan.
  • Provide end user technical support. 
  • Follow documentation requirements and change control procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three years related experience.

The examples of duties listed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  

TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

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Assistant General Counsel II/III

TMRS is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has approximately $23 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.

As a part of a growing legal team, this position will provide advanced legal assistance and representation primarily on investment related matters as TMRS continues its fund diversification, as well as other legal matters as assigned. This position reports directly to the General Counsel.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide legal guidance and support to the legal department and senior management as it relates to various investment matters.
  • Research and develop a variety of legal documentation necessary to support investment transactions.
  • Negotiate complex contracts with various third parties, including consultants, investment managers, brokers, and other vendors.
  • Responsible for transactional legal work that may include drafting or reviewing communications, written memos or legal opinions, and providing related legal assistance and training.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and work with outside counsel on a variety of legal matters ensuring that service delivery, quality, and budgetary costs are maintained.
  • Provide legal support to management and staff on other non-Investment related matters by researching and analyzing information, and performing other duties as assigned.

The level of autonomy, independence, and complexity of work depends on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant General Counsel II Level: Juris Doctorate and five years of experience in a related field.

Assistant General Counsel III Level: Juris Doctorate and seven years of experience in a related field.

All candidates must be a licensed attorney in good standing with a state bar association. A current State of Texas licensed attorney is highly preferred. If an incoming employee does not possess a State of Texas law license, he/she must be eligible and obtain a law license in Texas within one year from date of hire.

Previous public retirement plan or ERISA or open government experience preferred.

The examples of duties listed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be all inclusive.

TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

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Investment Analyst II/Senior (Absolute Return Strategies)

TMRS, based in Austin, Texas, is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has approximately $24 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.
As a part of the growing Investment team, the Investment Analyst II working with Absolute Return Strategies will assist the Director of ARS with all activities and operations of the ARS program including identifying, evaluating and executing ARS strategies globally. This is accomplished by performing the following duties as needed:

  • Performs complex investment research and analysis of the investment strategy objectives for ARS.
  • Assists in communicating the strategy and investment recommendations through written and/or oral reports and presentations as requested by the Director of ARS, CIO, or Executive Director.
  • Analysis of broad capital market conditions and investment strategies.
  • Research and report on markets and general economic, regulatory and political developments and analyze their impact on portfolio.
  • Assists in sourcing, analyzing and recommending hedge fund managers and investment strategies.
  • Assists in investment manager due diligence; developing and documenting manager due diligence processes.
  • Assists in monitoring and maintaining existing investments and relationships with fund managers.
  • Monitors and analyzes investment portfolio performance. Prepares management reports as needed.
  • Quantitative Analysis of individual hedge fund managers, hedge fund strategies and portfolio management.

Position Requirements:
Mid-level (II):  Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics or a related field and 3 years of experience performing relevant and increasingly complex investment research and/or analysis, preferably in an institutional investment environment. Six months of required experience may be satisfied for every level of the CFA successfully achieved.
Senior-level (Senior): Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics or a related field and 5 years of experience performing complex investment research and/or analysis, preferably in an institutional investment environment.  CFA designation, CAIA designation, or Master’s degree strongly preferred.
The position at all levels requires excellent quantitative problem solving skills; excellent organizational, analytical, and time management skills; plus, strong written and verbal communication skills.
The examples of duties listed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  
TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

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Investment Analyst II (Fixed Income)

TMRS, based in Austin, Texas, is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has over $23 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.
As a part of the growing Investment team, the Investment Analyst II working with Fixed Income will assist the Director of Fixed Income with all activities and operations of the fixed income program including identifying, evaluating and executing fixed income strategies globally. This is accomplished by performing the following duties as needed:

  • Performs complex investment research and analysis of the investment strategy objectives for fixed income.
  • Assists in communicating the strategy and investment recommendations through written and/or oral reports and presentations as requested by the Director of Fixed Income, CIO, or Executive Director.
  • Research and report on markets and general economic, regulatory and political developments and analyze their impact on portfolio.
  • Assists in sourcing, analyzing and recommending fixed income managers and investment strategies.
  • Assists in investment manager due diligence; developing and documenting manager due diligence processes.
  • Assists in monitoring and maintaining existing investments and relationships with fund managers.
  • Monitors and analyzes investment portfolio performance. Prepares management reports as needed.

The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field. The candidate must also have at least three years of related experience performing relevant and increasingly complex investment research and analysis, preferably in an institutional investment environment. Six months of required experience may be satisfied for every level of the CFA successfully achieved.

The examples of duties listed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be all inclusive.

TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

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GL Accountant

TMRS is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has approximately $24 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.

The Accountant will be a professional member of the Finance team that supports the business through overseeing the reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts, reconciliations of general ledger sub-ledgers, reconciliations of different systems and will report to the Accounting Operations Supervisor.  The Accountant will also ensure the company’s policies and procedures are adhered to by internal departments (and third-party accounting services, if applicable) including compliance with all aspects of internal controls.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and review accounting classifications in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts such as accounts receivable, fixed assets, intercompany accounts, and tax accounts to ensure validity of financial data on a weekly, monthly, quarterly basis. Ensure outstanding reconciliation items are researched and addressed in a timely basis. Prepare manual journal entries related to adjustments identified.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly budget to actual reporting with variance report.
  • Monitor cash in the Operations account daily. Monitor intercompany transactions.
  • Assist in the testing and implementation of accounting system changes and upgrades.
  • Assist on financial reporting and financial report writing.
  • Assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and all other areas of accounting.
  • Assist with financial, internal control, and internal audits, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. 
  • At least three years’ experience in accounting. Experience working with Microsoft Great Plains preferred.

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Records Technician

TMRS is a statewide public retirement system that provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for employees of participating Texas municipalities. Our organization currently has approximately $24 billion in assets that are invested for the long-term benefit of our members.

As a part of the Information Resources department, this position is responsible for filing and preparing records for storage, processing mail and completing routine clerical tasks. 

 This is accomplished by performing the following duties as needed, including

  • Preparing records for retention by scanning, indexing, recording, determining document type and storage method, researching folders, grouping document types, and preparing for future audit.
  • Analyzing and retrieving stored records, placing records in boxes, completing records center transmittals, assigning retention dates, creating and maintaining spreadsheets and other inventory venues, and delivering information to departments on a regular basis.
  • Analyzes, sorts and delivers incoming mail for the organization by sorting upon receipt, date stamping and delivering to offices or individuals.
  • Processes outgoing mail by picking up mail from departments, weighing, stamping and sealing, and determining mailing method.

This position requires the successful candidate to have a high school diploma or GED with at least one year of previous records management experience.  Previous document management software and Microsoft Office experience preferred. Specific experience using Lexmark and/or Kofax is highly preferred.

The examples of duties listed are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be all inclusive.  

TMRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and well-rounded compensation and benefits package.

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