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Scheme Accountant

Scheme Accountant

Posted 5 April by Capita Ended

Scheme Accountant


£16-19,500 + study support

About the role

An opportunity has arisen within our Scheme Finance Department for a Scheme Accountant. The role will involve being responsible for the scheme accounting on a designated portfolio of existing established pension schemes. This varied role offering excellent scope for development, including study support, and a friendly, supportive team environment.

About Capita | Employee Benefits

Capita Employee Benefits is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We provide award-winning pensions and employee benefits solutions. As one of the leading consultancies in the UK, our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative solutions which can make a real difference to our clients and their employees.

What you will do:

-To provide a full pension scheme accounting service to clients including the preparation of year end statutory accounts, quarterly reports and accounts, and ad-hoc reports and services such as VAT and Tax Returns.
-To liaise with external and internal auditors and client's other professional advisers.
-To liaise with clients (including attending client/trustee meetings when required).
-To actively manage and monitor pension scheme cash requirements and to ensure payments are properly controlled and promptly settled.
-To undertake other finance tasks as required.

Your experience will include:

  • Good general accounting experience from a corporate style environment
  • Good Excel skills
  • Commenced professional studies, ie AAT / ACCA / CIMA & keen to continue
  • 5 GCSE's with minimum Grade C at GCSE Level Maths & English
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic attitude and able to work effectively in a team.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. In addition to basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

What we hope you will do next

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