Assistant Scheme Accountant

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Sheffield
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
01 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Becoming an Assistant Scheme Accountant with Employee Benefits:

An opportunity has arisen within our Scheme Finance Department for an Assistant Scheme Accountant. The role will involve being responsible for the scheme accounting on a designated portfolio of existing established medium to large pension schemes. This varied role offers excellent scope for development, including study support, and a friendly, supportive team environment.

What you will do:

-To provide a full pension scheme accounting service to clients including the preparation of year end statutory accounts, quarterly reports and accounts, and ad-hoc reports and services such as VAT and Tax Returns.

-To liaise with external and internal auditors and client's other professional advisers.

-To liaise with clients (including attending client/trustee meetings when required).

-To actively manage and monitor pension scheme cash requirements and to ensure payments are properly controlled and promptly settled.

Your experience will include:

  • Experience of accounts preparation is required, a practice background would be very beneficial

  • Good Excel skills

  • Commenced professional studies, ie AAT / ACCA / CIMA & keen to continue

  • 5 GCSE's with minimum Grade C at GCSE Level Maths & English

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Proactive, enthusiastic attitude and able to work effectively in a team.

About Employee Benefits

Capita Employee Benefits (CEB) is one of the largest employee benefits consultancies in the UK; a multi award-winning organisation servicing over 1,600 clients and more than 4 million company employees and pension scheme members. Our vision is to be the leading integrated, technology-enabled administration and consultancy business in the employee benefits market. Joining our team here, you'll deliver transformational consultancy and administration services, underpinned by market-leading technology.

Employee Benefits are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27), company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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