Champaign, Illinois
Finance & Economics
Job Type
US$ 150,000 - US$ 165,000 per year, $150k - 165k per year + none
Ref. Number
Pillischafske,Kim, Spherion
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Job Description

The CFO serves as a resource to the board of trustees, executive director, administration,
managers and employees. Key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Direct responsibility for planning, directing and managing the day-to-day operations of
the Finance Division in compliance with applicable state and federal laws, the Illinois
Compiled Statutes, and the rules, policies and procedures of the Board of
Acting as the procurement officer for the system
Submission of all tax payments and preparation of all tax statements and reports for the
Managing financial risk
Managing the preparation of the monthly and annual financial statements in compliance
with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable state and federal laws
Managing and preparing compliance/regulatory reports and correspondence
Assisting in the ongoing monitoring of the defined contribution (DC) plan, investment
managers and investment options
Executing employer payroll and contribution processing
Managing all aspects of the actuarial responsibilities
Supporting the preparation of the actuarial detail sent to the actuary for the annual
valuation report and actuarial studies
Assisting in the preparation of the presentation to the Board of Trustees of the
actuarial valuation report and related board certification of state contributions
Reviewing the actuarial impact of proposed legislation

Working hours: 8-5

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or
Business, advanced degree preferred
Certified Public Accountant designation
Minimum of 10 years experience in public pension, state government or higher
education accounting office, or related experience
Minimum of five years experience at the executive management level in pension fund
administration, higher education finance or related experience
Minimum of five years experience in managing, developing and motivating staff
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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