Accountancy and Insurance
RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a very well established and successful financial services provider who has a great opportunity for a Pensions Accountant. This is a challenging role in a company going through an exciting growth phase and represents a great opportunity to progress your career.
What is the plan for the Pensions Accountant role?
To support the pensions department deliver a first class administration service, achieved by ensuring the financial integrity of all financial transactional processes. This will include the preparation of pension scheme reports and financial statements; the reconciliation of the movement of client money and investments; the management of fee collection and aged debt; oversight of tax reporting, and supporting the pensions business with internal and external enquiries, reporting and attending meetings as required.
What will you do as a Pensions Accountant?
Preparation of pension scheme reports and financial statements based on a range of relevant information.
Lead the liaison with the department’s external auditors and other advisors ensuring all pension plans’ financial statements as required are reconciled and signed off within appropriate reporting timescales.
Reconciliation of pension scheme contributions and investments
To manage the client accounts daily and ensure these are reconciled at all times.
Review of files to ensure that transactions are properly reflected in the books of account and that transactions have been appropriately authorised.
To ensure client accounts transactions are posted and maintained on the department’s
database to produce accurate AUM, asset accumulation and up to date valuation reports and analysis.
Review and update of client ledgers in accordance with work programmes.
To assist with the preparation and review of the relevant investment returns as required.
Issue timely reports for the invoice and collection process with relevant analysis for errors and omissions.
Oversee the tax reporting process to ensure statutory timescales are met
Provide management information as requested.
Monitor and manage the aged debt in accordance with approved process and report monthly on relative position and root cause analysis.
What do you know that makes you a great Pensions Accountant?
Part qualified accountant with experience
Ideally knowledge or experience in a Financial Services environment, preferably pensions and relevant regulatory authority
Experience in the methods of interpreting, analysing and presenting financial information
Salary £28k - 30k based on experience with bonus & an excellent relocation and benefits package.