Fund/Pension Plan Accountant

Core-Asset Consulting

Europe , United Kingdom

Accountancy

Ending On: 12 Oct 2019 27 days to go

Keyskills

Job Description

We are looking for Fund/Pension Plan Accountant

Education:

Employment:

Requirements: Salary: €40,000.00 -€40,000.00
Location: Glasgow
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Job description:

We are working closely with a leading financial services company specialising in pensions and investments who pride themselves on their innovative, client focused approach. They are seeking an experienced pension scheme accountant to join their friendly and dynamic pension accounts team in Glasgow.

You will be responsible for supporting the team through busy periods of accounts preparation and submission. This business will provide a collaborative culture and opportunity for further progression and promotes a proactive and autonomous approach.

In this role you will build strong knowledge of the impact of relevant pensions legislation and regulations on pensions administration. This role will make good use of your professional communication and relationship building skills as you’ll be dealing with a range of people, including colleagues, clients and members. You’ll enjoy working as part of a team but also take responsibility for planning and organising your own time in order to prioritise your work and meet deadlines successfully

Core responsibilities:

* Ensuring that pension fund Trustee Report & Accounts are prepared and signed-off, complying with statutory deadlines and deadlines specified within client agreements.
* Maintaining nominal and investment ledgers for each client and preparing financial statements
* Liaising with Global Custodians to ensure that investment portfolio accounting is delivered in line with SORP and scheme accounting policies
* Drafting Trustee reports for consultants to review and attending Trustee meetings.
* Preparing quarterly financial statements

Experience Sought:

* Solid experience of day-to-day pension administration would be ideal but those from a fund accounting background with a willingness to learn are also sought

Skills/Experience

* Qualified accountant (CA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent qualification and / or experience
* Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office applications and an accounting system

Benefits:

* Competitive salary
* Comprehensive benefits package
* Full study support where applicable

Job reference: 12156
To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
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