Investment Officer

Employer
Seattle City Employees' Retirement System
Location
Seattle, WA
Salary
$100,000 to $132,000/year
Posted
Jan 29, 2021
Closes
Mar 28, 2021
Ref
2021-00090
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) is a public pension system that provides retirement income to City of Seattle employees and their beneficiaries. There are approximately 9,000 active employee members and 7,000 retired employee members (or their beneficiaries) who participate in the plan. SCERS is led by a seven-member Board of Administration and an Executive Director appointed by the Board.

SCERS is seeking highly qualified candidates for Investment Officer position. The Investment Officer will contribute to the stewardship of a $3.5 billion investment portfolio that is diversified by asset class and managed by multiple investment management firms ("investment managers"). The Investment Officer will be primarily focused on researching investment strategies, conducting due diligence on investment managers, and monitoring the portfolio.

This is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Chief Investment Officer.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, or a closely related or hard sciences field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Three or more years of investment-related work experience.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness and a curiosity and commitment to learning about investing and the capital markets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and the ability to quickly learn new applications as needed.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five or more years of investment-related work experience.
  • Completion or progress towards a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation or a master's degree in a relevant field.
  • Prior experience working within a multi-asset class, multi-manager portfolio.
  • Experience with Bloomberg, eVestment or other investment tools.
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