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A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required for this position. Applications received without the SOQ will not be considered. Please scroll down to special requirements to see details.

This position will run until filled with the following cutoff date for review: 3/27/24, 4/17/24, 5/7/24, and every two weeks until filled.

Anticipated Interview Dates: In person interviews are anticipated to be held three weeks from each cutoff date.

Telework Information: This position requires full-time attendance in the office, working onsite five days per week.

CalPERS seeks a Senior Accounting Officer, Specialist in the Financial Reporting and Accounting Services Division, Travel Unit.

The position is responsible for all aspects of processing and reimbursing administrative revolving fund account advances and payments, including, but not limited to payment, recording, reporting, and reconciliation of travel, training, salary, and miscellaneous expenses, accounts receivables, and payroll. The position will audit relocation and travel expense claims and other requests for reimbursement from employees, board members, and retirees.

Responsible for processing the most complex TECs for Board Members, Executives, employees, and partnership reimbursed travel. Prepares internal, external, and board reports used in tracking and monitoring the status of travel expense claims and expenditures. Codes and records the daily deposits, responds to inquiries and PRA requests. Serves as the subject matter expert for travel rules, regulations, and the Travel Request and Expense Claim (TREK) system. Prepares and updates travel policies, procedures, guidelines, and TREK user guides. Performs UAT testing on all TREK production releases and provides TREK training to staff.

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Organization: California Public Employees Retirement System
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $5,684 - $7,114 per Month
Posting Start Date: 3/7/2024
Date Posted: 3/7/2024

Required Education:
Either I

Equivalent to graduation from college, with specialization in accounting. (Registration as a Senior Student in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of successful completion of the curriculum and the prescribed courses before they may be considered eligible for appointment.)


Completion of a prescribed professional accounting curriculum given by a residence or correspondence school of accountancy, including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, cost accounting and business law.


Completion of the equivalent of 19 semester hours of course work; 16 hours of which shall be professional accounting courses given by a collegiate-grade residence institution, including courses in elementary and advanced accounting, auditing, and cost accounting; and three semester hours of business law.

Required Experience:

Either I

One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of a professional accounting class equivalent in level to Accounting Officer (Specialist) or Accounting Officer (Supervisor).


Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible professional accounting or auditing experience in a governmental or private setting. For at least one year, this responsibility must have included the reporting and analyses of accounts, records, funds and financial operations of the entity. [Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include at least one year performing the duties of a class at a level of responsibility not less than that of Accounting Officer (Specialist) or Accounting Officer (Supervisor).] and


Status: This listing expires on: 5/6/2024
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Organization Information
California Public Employees Retirement System
400 Q Street, LPN

Sacramento,  CA 95811
United States
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