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Teacher's Retirement Investment Officer Trainee/TRS Investment Officer 1

Posted: 07/23/18 | SHARE:

Description:

Position Type:  Civil Service

Appointment Type:  Temporary

Salary: 

For those currently employed by NYSTRS:
Grade 14-$48,928 – $63,840 (If hired prior to April 1, 2015)
$48,928 – $61,104 (If hired after April 1, 2015)

Grade 16-$54,729 – $71,409 (If hired prior to April 1, 2015)
$54,729 – $68,349 (If hired after April 1, 2015)

Grade 18-$61,215 – $79,872 (If hired prior to April 1, 2015)
$61,215 – $76,450 (If hired after April 1, 2015)

For those not employed by NYSTRS:
Grade 14-$48,928 – $61,104 
Grade 16-$54,729 – $68,349 

Both quantitative and qualitative analysis of investment opportunities, providing support to the back office function and completing projects as needed. Minimal travel is required but may increase over time.

Grade 18-$61,215 – $76,450

Qualifications:

Traineeship Enter at the Grade 14

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or in a closely related field.

Traineeship Enter at Grade 16

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or in a closely related field; and one year of professional investment experience.

Qualifying experience includes: 
Investment-related duties reflecting a fundamental knowledge of the financial markets and an understanding of the economic forces that impact the financial markets, or analysis of financial or economic data; investment risk or portfolio management; investment operations; investment compliance, investment auditing, investment accounting, and quantitative analysis.

Commercial real estate investing (investment acquisitions or asset management) or commercial mortgage lending, specifically involving the financing, investing in, leasing of, or asset management of large commercial real estate assets (generally properties worth $10 million or more);

Non-qualifying experience includes: 
Activities applicable to small commercial properties (e.g., two to four family homes), the sale or brokerage of single-family homes, or experience marketing or selling financial service products to individuals, as performed by financial advisors and stockbrokers.

Grade 18

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or in a closely related field, and two years of professional investment experience.

Qualifying experience includes: 
Investment-related duties reflecting a fundamental knowledge of the financial markets and an understanding of the economic forces that impact the financial markets, or analysis of financial or economic data; investment risk or portfolio management; investment operations; investment compliance, investment auditing, investment accounting, and quantitative analysis.

Commercial real estate investing (investment acquisitions or asset management) or commercial mortgage lending, specifically involving the financing, investing in, leasing of, or asset management of large commercial real estate assets (generally properties worth $10 million or more);

Non-qualifying experience includes: Activities applicable to small commercial properties (e.g., two to four family homes), the sale or brokerage of single-family homes, or experience marketing or selling financial service products to individuals, as performed by financial advisors and stockbrokers.

Substitutions: Successful completion of all three levels of the CFA exam may substitute for two years of experience; a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may substitute for one year of experience; and a master’s degree in Business Administration concentrating in Finance or a closely related concentration may substitute for two years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Microsoft Office (proficient in Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
- Ability to multi-task
- A strong desire to learn new information and be a self-starter
- Resourcefulness
- Willingness to accept constructive feedback
- Team player
- Positive Attitude
- Commitment to NYSTRS’ Vision and Values

To Apply:

Posting Number:  CS0105P

Application Deadline: 08/21/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:

There are currently no mandatory re-employment lists at this time. However, please note that if such a list is certified against this title prior to the completion of the selection process, candidates applying based on meeting the minimum qualifications or transferability under Civil Service Law can no longer be considered.
The work hours of this position are subject to change in accordance with Article 12 of the collective bargaining agreement. 
This position falls under NYSTRS’ Personal Trading policy, which requires pre-clearance of personal trades and reporting of trading activity.
This position is temporary pending non-competitive jurisdictional classification.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an MBA or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a CFA Charterholder?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a CAIA Charterholder?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have relevant work experience (accounting, auditing or finance)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you had any internships?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you proficient using Microsoft Excel to aggregate data using formulas?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you proficient using Microsoft Word to create reports?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you proficient using Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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