Pension Funds Accountant

Posted 5 days ago by Mark James Search Limited
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Our client, a pensions consultancy, based in Belfast, is currently hiring for an Pensions Funds Accountant to support the accounts team.

Responsibilities

  • 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).

Requirements

  • A proven accounting background gained within either an accounting practice or a third party pension's provider. Experience should include a broad knowledge of accounting techniques including reconciliation, year-end processes etc.
  • Previous Pensions Fund Accounting (PFA) experience would be desirable although not essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience of Profund Aviary would be of advantage.
  • Previous experience of checking work of other team members.

Training, education & qualification

  • Studying towards or have obtained a recognised accountancy qualification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc. (Although, applicants deemed 'qualified by experience' would be considered.)

Skills, abilities & personal qualities

In addition to the necessary academic achievements, the incumbent should be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:

  • High degree of numeracy.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • An aptitude for working with people both internal and external of the organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • A client focused approach
  • Flexible approach to work pressures.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday, 09:00am -17:30pm.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.

Required skills

  • finance
  • accounts
  • administrator
  • accountant
  • pension

Reference: 37028179

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