Pension Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Dimensions Specialist Recruitment
Location
Berkshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Jul 2019
Closes
03 Aug 2019
Ref
1172633504
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This award winning client is now the only UK pensions specialist listed on the UK main market. They are a business of actuaries, consultants and administrators who have grown considerably due to new business and acquisition.

They are now seeking an additional Pension Fund Accountant who will be responsible for a portfolio of clients' pension scheme accounts and be accountable for their reporting activities

Within the role key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing pension scheme Trustee Report & Accounts.
  • Reconciling investment transactions.
  • Liaising with auditors and investment managers.
  • Preparing self-assessment tax returns.
  • Providing assistance with cash books and pensioner payrolls.
  • Ensuring company policies and working procedures are implemented and adhered to by self.
  • Liaising and developing 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 (specific pensions experience is not essential), 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.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a long-term career within a modern, innovative and expanding employer and in return you can expect a highly competitive basic salary, discretionary bonus, study support and full employee benefit package.

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