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Private Market Investment Accountant
Who we are 
 The State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA) is the investment organization managing the assets of the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and other funds.  With more than $200 billion in total assets under management, the SBA is one of the largest institutional investors in the world.  A key responsibility is the management of the FRS Pension Plan, the 5th largest public pension fund in the U.S.  Year after year, the SBA is able to accomplish sound, long term investment returns above benchmark, while always keeping our beneficiaries’ interests at the forefront of our actions. 
At the SBA we recognize that our talented colleagues drive our sophisticated investment strategies, prudently balance risk and reward, and generate above-benchmark returns while adhering to the highest professional and fiduciary standards.  It is vital to maintain the trust of the employees and beneficiaries of the funds we oversee. The SBA is committed to seeking individuals who will enhance our team by contributing to our knowledge pool while adhering to the ethics and integrity that underscore our investment strategies and management.

What we need
The SBA is currently seeking a Private Market Investment Accountant.  This role is responsible for performing accounting tasks for assigned private market accounts to ensure that transactions, including cash flows, and market values are reported timely, accurately and in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The position is expected to independently identify and coordinate the resolution of reconciliation discrepancies and be able to evaluate the reasonableness of reporting received from fund managers.

What you’ll do
  • Prepare daily and monthly reporting information for assigned private market accounts
  • Prepares daily, monthly and quarterly reconciliations for assigned private market accounts
  • Assists other staff members within the Accounting Reconciliation section
  • Develops and maintains thorough knowledge of the use of State Board of Administration (SBA) systems, operations and procedures and participates in Accounting’s cross-training plan
  • Performs other duties as assigned
What you should have
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting.   Must meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant examination from the Florida State Board of Accountancy.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet and database software
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and governmental accounting
  • Skill in applying accounting principles and procedures to work assignments
  • Skill in independently analyzing and solving reconciliation discrepancies
  • Skill in maintaining accurate records and retrieving files from active and archive sources
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to effectively train others
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow established policies, procedures and processes
  • Ability to learn new skills in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to manage workload independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment
To review the full position description and apply, visit https://jobs.sbafla.com.
Candidates may reach out to me at natalie.brou@sbafla.com or 850-413-1265.
Position: Private Market Investment Accountant
Organization: State Board of Administration of Florida
Location: Tallahassee,  FL 
United States
Salary: $49,500 - $61,900
Posting Start Date: 5/28/2021
Date Posted: 5/28/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 6/27/2021
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Organization Information
State Board of Administration of Florida
1801 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 100

Tallahassee,  FL 32308
United States
(850) 413-1265
Natalie Brou


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