Pensions Accountant, 6-12 month FTC

Pensions Accountant, 6-12 month FTC

Job Title: Pensions Accountant, 6-12 month FTC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: 1199601
Contact Name: Sammons Group
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Job Published: April 04, 2019 10:19

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to work for a leading multinational company. Join the in-house pensions department, and take responsibility for the accounting function of the UK pension schemes and investment fund, ensure statutory requirements are met for scheme reporting and returns and contribute to the overall management of the UK pensions function

You will maintain benefit accounting records for each scheme as well as maintaining primary investment accounting records.

Liaising with external auditors, you will produce annual reports for each scheme whilst following financial reporting standards and best practice. Each scheme should be signed by the trustee within 3 months of the scheme's year end.

You will be efficient in reconciling scheme bank statements with pensions accounting records to ensure control of scheme monies.

Demonstrating a proven ability to work accurately and to deadline, you will produce contributions, benefits and investment accounting reports every quarterly, ready for trustee meetings. Additionally, you will monitor these closely resolving any problems which may arise.

Confident and articulate, you will be familiar liaising with internal auditors and managing relationships with pensions accounting and software suppliers.

Furthermore, you will be expected to recruit and train support staff as well as supporting the Pensions Investment Manager, where appropriate.

Commercially driven, you will be pro-active in driving the accounting pensions department forward.

Ideally you will be up to date on changes in legislation and other developments, ensuring pensions accounting complies with law and practice. Professional qualification with involvement with PMI or PRAG preferred.

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