Pensions Accountant

Location
England, Berkshire, Bracknell
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Ref
13841379/001
Contact
Samantha Norman
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

This role encompasses producing statutory accounts, managing operational investment work, monitoring contributions, and managing cash-flows in order to pay benefits for the different pension arrangements.

Client Details

The client is a leading provider of IT products and services for the global marketplace, based in the Thames Valley.

Description

Assisting the Head of Pensions Accounting in:

*Accounting and reporting for a number of UK pension plans

*Preparation of monthly accounts to Trial Balance and quarterly management accounts for the three main Schemes

*Investment accounting for Plan Assets (approx £2bn), including liaison with the Custodian, investment advisers and fund managers as required.

*Scheme administration to ensure contributions from employers and properly paid, recorded and accounted for; and reconciled to external pension providers as appropriate.

*Financial administration to ensure that administration costs and payments are processed accurately, efficiently and in accordance with agreed timescales for all UK pension schemes

*Cash management, including short-term cash forecasting, to ensure that funds are available as required; surplus funds invested to maximise return and that payments are issued in a timely basis for all UK schemes.

*Preparation of annual statutory accounts for the UK Schemes

*Preparation of quarterly VAT and other Tax returns for the schemes, as required

*Provision of financial information to the Trustees, Company and Actuaries, as required.

Profile

You will need to be a qualified accountant as well have Pensions Accounting experience.

Job Offer

You will be paid on the companies payroll and will be entitled to the same benefits the permanent employees