Posted 6 April by Reed Finance Featured Ending soon
Pensions Accountant

My client council based in Bexley are looking for an interim Pensions accountant for a period of 3-6 months, with potential to becoming longer term

This role will be based – Bexleyheath

Role duties

• Undertake all accounting for the Pension Funds of the three authorities complying with statutory requirements
• Ensure that senior managers and members receive correct and consistent financial advice in relation to pension fund accounting and investment decisions, financial frameworks, policies and legislation.
• Undertake accounting for all Pension Fund transactions.
• To prepare all Pension Fund accounts, their submission to audit and to deal with audit queries as part of the closure of accounts process.
• To provide financial advice and support to the Pension Committees and Pension Boards of the three councils.
• To prepare reports to members, senior stakeholders, the Pension Committees and Pensions Boards.
• To work with investment advisers on fund manager monitoring reports.

For this role you will ideally have:

• CIPFA or equivalent qualified accountant or relevant knowledge gained through experience in LGPS finance.
• Ability to interpret financial data/information, apply logic and judgement
• Knowledge of Pension Fund accounting.
• Good communication influencing and presentation skills
• A pro-active approach to work, including identifying and resolving problems/issues.

If you have the necessary skill set please do not hesitate to apply online today or email

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Are you a a qualified accountant?
Do you have pensions experience?

Reference: 34850724

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