New York State Civil Service Deputy Director of Operations/Investments, item 06840 in Albany, New York

Duties Description
  • Provide operational oversight and leadership for investment technology related initiatives, including implementation of an Investment Book of Record and other significant software applications

  • Utilize both requisite investment knowledge and RFP management to oversee the procurement process for investment-related systems and services from end-to-end, including RFP development and issuance, evaluation committee organization

  • Monitor transaction communications and take appropriate corrective action to ensure accurate data flow between parties, including the custodian bank and facilitate account and market openings

  • Drive account opening processes with new vendors/managers and monitor associated fees

  • Oversee the preparation of external reports, including the comprehensive annual financial report, quarterly financial reports, and other public-facing reports

  • Provide oversight of various human resources functions including interviewing, preparing documentation and onboarding of new staff, ensuring consistency in the application of applicable laws, rules and regulations

  • Provide oversight for approving requests for responding to audits, examinations and requests for information

  • Responsible for oversight of documentation related to all investment processing, working with Operations staff to manage the investment through the investment approval process in a timely, well documented manner

  • Oversee creation and maintenance of a comprehensive list of all investments and the status of each investment from initial diligence to funding

  • Supervise employees, monitor schedules, provide assignments and training, provide on-going performance feedback ## Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications

  • High ethical standards and commitment to fiduciary responsibilities of a pension fund

  • Demonstrated advanced experience in active trading processes and investment-related software and services

  • Broad experience managing a diverse and complex procurement portfolio, including extensive experience in RFP management

  • Demonstrated advanced experience independently drafting correspondence to audiences at various levels, both internally and externally to the organization

  • Excellent oral communication skills and ability to present information to others, both individually and in a group setting in a clear, concise manner

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work under supervision, and take a highly detail-oriented approach to work

  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit meaningful discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive materials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; MBA/Master’s degree preferred

  • 10 years of Operational Management experience; preferably in a Finance-related organization ## Notes on Applying Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than March 19, 2018. Please reference Item # – 6840 GOER-CMC when responding. When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. (The VACANCY ID # should not be included).

Date Posted: 03/06/18

Applications Due: 03/19/18

Vacancy ID: 49310

Agency: State Comptroller, Office of the

Title: Deputy Director of Operations/Investments, item 06840

Occupational Category: Administrative or General Management

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range: From $140714 to $183790 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Exempt Class

Travel Percentage: 25%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 37.50

From: 9 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Albany

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12236

Name: Christina Capullo

Telephone: (518) 474 - 1924

Fax: (518) 486 - 6723

Email Address:

Street Address: 110 State Street

Street: Office of Human Resources 110 State Street, 12th Floor