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Pension Fund Accountant

Pension Fund Accountant

Job Title: Pension Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-02-20
Reference: JG080217
Contact Name: Jon Garrod
Contact Email: jonathan.garrod@bwd-search.co.uk
Job Published: February 08, 2017 17:34

Job Description

My client, a well known Financial Services organisation, are currently seeking an experienced Pension Fund Accountant to join their team. The role is initially ona  6 month fixed term contract, with the possibility of a permanent role. They are also open to daily rate contractors.

Key responsibilities:
  • Lead on pension fund accounting, performance measurement and reporting matters (weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual)
  • Support middle office/ investment operations for in-house managed assets and new investment structures
  • Manage relevant external reporting
  • Manage and develop relationship with custodians and depositaries
  • Manage year end fund financial reporting and liaising with both internal and external auditors 
  • Provide all Investment valuation and performance reporting and associated insight.  Provide output to meet monthly, quarterly and annual output requirements to a high standard and within agreed timescales
  • Monthly monitoring of investment valuations and performance provide appropriate analysis and insight. 

Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience
  • Good understanding of pension fund accounting either in a similar role or as a pension auditor.
  • IMC Qualification is desirable for this role
  • Good level of numerical, analytical and report writing skills including a working knowledge of MS office tools to assist in the communication of key messages and to facilitate discussions and decision making.