Careers at NHRS

Join the dynamic team at the New Hampshire Retirement System.

NHRS plays an important role in the long-term economic well-being of the state’s public employees, teachers, police officers, and firefighters.  NHRS strives to fulfill that responsibility through the professional management and administration of the pension trust fund. To learn more about who we are, see our Mission, Vision, and Values.
NHRS employees enjoy outstanding benefits, including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and access to a supplemental 457b plan. We also offer health-care and dependent-care reimbursement accounts, access to a fitness room, and other benefits.
The New Hampshire Retirement System is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a workforce of diverse individuals.

Current openings

Positions that are currently open at NHRS are listed below. (If no positions are listed, there are no current openings.)

Director of Finance - The Director of Finance is a member of the New Hampshire Retirement System Executive Management Team and reports to the Executive Director.  This is a high-level executive position responsible for all the activities of the finance department which includes investment accounting, general ledger accounting, budget, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, administration of processing member and employer wage and contribution information and other financial functions.  The Director of Finance makes recommendations to the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, and implements approved polices and strategies. 

The Director of Finance leads a team responsible for accounting and cash management, financial accounting and reporting, cash receipts and accounts receivable accounting. The Director also serves as liaison with the NHRS’ consulting actuary and external auditor. This position provides expert advice to the Executive Director and Board of Trustees on financial reporting and the budget.  The Director of Finance participates in the strategic planning and organizational development process and in the formulation of NHRS' organizational mission, objectives, and strategies. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, in accounting, finance or business. Master’s degree preferred.  Designation as CPA is required. A minimum of ten years of relevant management experience in an accounting/finance role, preferably with a public pension plan or financial services, and a minimum five years of experience in a senior leadership position are required.  Direct experience with institutional investing, working with actuaries and the legislative process is preferred.

NHRS offers an excellent benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.

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