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Accountant, LACERA

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) administers and manages the $75 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles. We provide retirement, disability, and death benefits to eligible County employees and their beneficiaries, and collect, deposit, invest, and manage retirement funds collected from the County, outside districts, and County employees. LACERA is one of the largest county retirement associations in the United States with over 184,000 members. Our membership is comprised of individuals from a diverse range of careers, age groups, and ethnicity - all contributing to the greater welfare of Los Angeles County.

Benefits include health insurance, annual leave, sick leave, retirement pension, paid holidays, and a ride share program. LACERA is a hybrid work environment.

LACERA Values: We work together toward achieving our mission through our shared Values. Our Values include Professionalism, Respect, Open Communication, Fairness, Integrity, and Teamwork.


Accountants are allocated to the Financial and Accounting Services Division and are responsible for performing journey-level professional accounting work for LACERA. Under supervision of a higher-level accounting professional, incumbents are expected to exercise initiative and independent judgement within defined accounting procedures and principles.

Accountants are assigned to either the General Accounting or Investment Accounting Section and perform a variety of accounting functions requiring a professional level of knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including disbursements, direct investments, public market, reconciliations, or reporting and compliance; general office procedures; and accounting software.

Note: A 3% salary increase has been approved effective 1/1/2023.

Any permanent, full-time employee working in this classification possessing a valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by the California Board of Accountancy is entitled to a Certification Bonus equal to two (2) salary schedules (approximately 5.5%) as provided by the Los Angeles County Step Pay Plan.

Applications must be submitted online.

For more information, please go to www.lacera.com, Careers, and click "Current Job Opportunities" or to apply directly:Accountant, LACERA | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)


Position: Accountant, LACERA
Organization: Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
Location: Pasadena, CA,  CA 
United States
Salary: $65,109.84/yr - $87,737.40/yr
Posting Start Date: 8/5/2022
Date Posted: 8/5/2022


Completion of twenty-one semester units of accounting including at least two courses in advanced subjects such as cost accounting, governmental accounting or auditing in an accredited college, or equivalent accounting education.


Either one year's professional accounting or auditing experience, or two years responsible or supervisory technical accounting experience.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, or Finance.
  • A valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license issued by the California Board of Accountancy.
  • Demonstrated professional accounting experience requiring compliance with GASB standards for public retirement systems or public employers that sponsor a pension plan.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/4/2022
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Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
300 North Lake Ave

Pasadena, CA,  CA 91101
United States
Connie Chan


The Public Pension Financial Forum is organized for education, pension advocacy and networking purposes. To support the ongoing education of our membership, we prepare quarterly newsletters, hold member facilitated conference calls and webinars, and host an annual conference.  We also have a Member Forum that allows members to ask questions and receive answers from each other.  To participate in P2F2, follow the member enrollment link above.