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.
The client is a leading provider of IT products and services for the global marketplace, based in the Thames Valley.
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.
You will need to be a qualified accountant as well have Pensions Accounting experience.
You will be paid on the companies payroll and will be entitled to the same benefits the permanent employees