National Association of State Retirement Administrators

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Chief Finance Officer
About Us
Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS’) is among the largest 100 pension systems in the United States. INPRS serves the needs of approximately 473,000 members and retirees representing approximately 1,244 employers, including public universities, school corporations, public safety, municipalities and state agencies.  The Indiana Public Retirement System is a public pension fund who manages approximately $38 billion in assets, making it one of the largest in the United States.
Why Join Our INPRS’ Culture
INPRS’ believes that people are the foundation of our success. It takes people with different backgrounds, ideas, and strengths to be successful. Balance in life is important. We strive to have a flexible and supportive environment while not sacrificing service to our members. We pride ourselves by modeling a collaborative, diverse and inclusive environment for our employees. Our mission. As fiduciaries, educate stakeholders, collect necessary contributions, and prudently manage member assets to deliver promised defined benefit and defined contribution benefits and services”.

What you will do
The CFO is responsible for the total fiscal management of a system of state retirement plans including eight defined benefit plans, five defined contribution plans, two non retirement funds, and one OPEB (other post employment benefit) fund.  The position is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of accounting and reporting systems, and internal control policies and procedures designed to preserve fund assets.  The CFO manages accounting operations, including ensuring the timeliness of the pension payments and deductions.  The production of monthly financial statements, the annual CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report), the annual GASB 68 statements, and the annual Actuarial Valuation Reports are key reporting responsibilities.   Sponsorship and guidance of strategic projects within the Executive Steering Committee (ESC) framework is required.   Current positions reporting to the CFO include the Controller, the Finance Director and the Chief Actuary.

Essential Duties:
  • Direct and coordinate activities with accounting firms, rating agencies, and regulatory agencies concerned with the funds’ financial position and financial disclosures
  • Participate with the Executive team by contributing to strategic planning and execution, policy formulation, program development, and organizational planning
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all pertinent INPRS policies and procedures
  • Manage, control and safeguard financial assets
  • Ensure that monthly pension payments and pension deductions are completed on time
  • Ensure accurate, timely and consistent accounting and reporting across the organization
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly financial statements, Board reports, the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), GASB 68 statements, and Actuarial Valuation Reports
  • Oversee preparation of the annual budget, forecast, and long range financial planning activities
  • Oversee the accurate maintenance of the funds’ accounting and reporting systems
  • Oversee the cost effectiveness of INPRS’s expenditures
  • Oversee the development, maintenance, and monitoring of internal controls which ensure legal/fiscal compliance with laws, rules, GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board) requirements
  • Advise and provide financial planning guidance to the Executive Steering Committee on the fiscal impact of programs, policies and actions
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with independent auditors, legal, accounting and pension consultants, actuaries, and bank and trust officers
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred
  • Minimum 10 + years of experience in Finance
  • Previous executive leadership experience preferred; CFO or similar
Comprehensive Benefits Package:
  • Temporary remote working due to COVID-19
  • Healthcare coverage (medical / dental / vision)
  • Health savings account with employer contribution
  • Prescription coverage
  • Employer funded retirement plan (pension plan)
  • Deferred compensation plan (employer and/or employee contribution plan)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Work/life balance
  • 12 paid holidays; 14 during election year
  • Paid leave (personal, sick, vacation)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Group life insurance
  • Employer-paid downtown parking
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application and resume for consideration by clicking on this link CFO Posting.  For more information about our organization, please visit the INPRS’ careers website:
This position is not eligible for H-1B or any other kind of temporary or permanent sponsorship for work authorization by the Indiana Public Retirement System. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position: Chief Finance Officer
Organization: Indiana Public Retirement System
Location: Indianapolis,  IN 
United States
Salary: $117,000 - $150,000
Posting Start Date: 2/8/2021
Date Posted: 2/8/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 3/4/2021
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Organization Information
Indiana Public Retirement System
1 North Capitol

Indianapolis,  IN 46204
United States
Denise Matusiewicz