Pension Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Dimensions Specialist Recruitment
Location
Berkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1157228150
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a highly respected organisation offering a full range of Actuarial, Consultancy and Pension Administration services to high profile clients across UK.

They are now seeking a Pension Fund Accountant, who will be responsible for a portfolio of clients' pension scheme accounts and be accountable for their reporting activities. This position can be based of their Belfast or Berkshire offices and is currently offered on an initial 7 month fixed term contract.

Within the role key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing pension scheme Trustee Report & Accounts.
  • Reconciling investment transactions.
  • Preparing all the necessary working papers & reconciliations of the financial statements.
  • Liaising with auditors and investment managers.
  • Preparing self-assessment tax returns (SA970).
  • Providing assistance with cash books and pensioner payrolls.
  • Forging strong working relationships with other teams in order to provide a total service to our clients. E.g. Administration, Payroll, Client Banking, Actuaries.

With a proven accounting background gained within either an accounting practice or a third party pensions provider, your experience should include a broad knowledge of accounting techniques including reconciliation and year-end processes etc., coupled with a high degree of numeracy and a professional, flexible and pro-active manner etc.

Additionally, you will already be studying towards or have obtained a recognised accountancy qualification, although any applicants deemed 'qualified by experience' will also be considered.

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