In the Office of the State Treasurer, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the implementation of an investment monitoring program designed to accurately measure the investment results of the pension funds, mutual investment funds and investment managers for the purpose of evaluating performance against established benchmarks and also for the maintenance of an automated cash flow analysis and projections system for use in the allocation of pension funds' cash flow.
Works under the limited supervision of the Principal Investment Officer or other employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Collects, analyzes and reconciles master custodian bank and other investment accounting data to ensure proper measurement of investment performance against established benchmarks; converts performance data into customized reports for review by Assistant Treasurer-Investments; collects, analyzes and monitors cash flow data and reports on variances against projections; provides timely accurate cash flow and asset distribution data necessary for appropriate allocation of pension fund cash flow to asset types in accordance with policy guidelines; utilizes computers and spreadsheet software; may debug system software; may recommend methods of improving usefulness of reports; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of accural investment accounting; knowledge of investment performance accounting methods; knowledge of cash flow accounting; knowledge of master custodian data base; ability to reconcile performance results with master custodian bank; oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in investment accounting for a brokerage firm, financial institution or government agency.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in business administration, accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of 15 semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of employment to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree. 2. A Master's degree in business administration, accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for an additional one (1) year of the General Experience.
Appointed by the Treasurer in accordance with Section 3-13a of the Connecticut General Statutes.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Pension Fund Analyst in Salary Group AR 27 approved effective September 22, 1989. (2012 SCOPE Review)