The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is currently seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious, quality-focused individual to serve as our Chief Audit Executive (CAE). The ideal candidate will actively partner with senior management in monitoring TRS' ethical and operational environment and serve as an independent and objective professional in assessing the results of management's work on behalf of the Board of Trustees.
The CAE manages a team of 12 audit professionals, is responsible for the overall operations, strategic planning, and execution of all audit functions. The CAE also participates as a strategic partner with agency leadership and serves as a member of the Executive Council (EC).
The Chief Audit Executive performs highly advanced executive management work. Work involves providing operational direction and oversight to the agency's audit functions, developing and implementing strategies for the development of the Annual Audit Plan, and performing advanced and managerial internal auditing work. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. This position reports to the Board of Trustees.
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Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Ten (10) years of progressively responsible full-time experience as an auditor.
Five (5) years of experience leading or managing professional audit staff.
Registration, Certification, or Licensure:
Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Master's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field.
Experience in public sector auditing, and in managing and conducting audits in Information Systems, Investments, Financial Services, Benefit Plans, and/or Healthcare.
Certified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Certified as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
Employer does not assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 18-000110
About Teacher Retirement System of Texas
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is the largest public retirement system in Texas, serving more than 1.5 million people. Located in downtown Austin, TRS has been serving the needs of Texas public education employees for more than 80 years. The system’s core mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of Texas educators by prudently investing and managing trust assets and delivering member benefits.
TRS strives to be a model public entity that serves the interest of all stakeholders by operating as efficiently as possible while providing exemplary customer service.
We offer an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, impactful career. TRS is fueled by our team of over 650 talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering services across the state and beyond.
As an employer of choice, TRS has a strong culture with clearly defined core values,is dedicated to serving Texas educators, and is consistently recognized as a Top Workplace in Austin.