Employment with TMRS


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Investment Analyst - Private Equity

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 working in Private Equity will assist the Director of PE with all activities and operations of the Private Equity program, including identifying, evaluating, and selecting private equity managers and strategies globally. This is accomplished by performing the following duties as needed:

  • Performs complex investment research and analysis of the investment strategy objectives for Private Equity.
  • Assists in communicating the strategy and investment recommendations through written and/or oral reports and presentations as requested by the Director of Private Equity, 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 private equity managers and investment strategies.
  • Assists in private equity manager due diligence; developing and documenting manager due diligence processes, including travel (up to 10%).
  • Assists in monitoring and maintaining existing investments and relationships with fund managers.
  • Monitors and analyzes investment portfolio performance. Prepares management reports as needed.

Position Requirements:

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.  CFA designation, CAIA designation, or Master’s degree strongly preferred.

The position 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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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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Assistant General Counsel II/III Posting

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 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:

  • Providing 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 3rd 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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Records Supervisor

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 a growing IT team, this position is responsible for providing planning and administration of records management staff and operations to facilitate effective and efficient handling of business records and related information. This is accomplished by developing records management administrative systems, processes, procedures and policies; ensuring compliance with applicable regulations; and managing vendor relationships.
Responsibilities include:  

  • Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Oversees the daily operations of records processing, classification, maintenance and retention; ensures compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Oversees processing and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail; monitors and ensures proper postage processing and the maintenance of postage meter equipment.
  • Updates and maintains TMRS’ records retention schedule.  Ensures TMRS’ records retention schedule meets the requirements established by the State of Texas.
  • Serves as liaison with vendors regarding records management equipment and mail services; monitors processing schedules; and reviews vendor invoices for payment approval and timely processing.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 5 years of progressively responsible records management experience, including 1 year of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

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

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