Pension Plan Account

Pension Plan Account

Website hymansrobertson Hymans Robertson LLP

We are looking for an experienced pension scheme accountant to join the friendly and dynamic pension accounts team in our Birmingham or Glasgow office on a permanent basis.

The Accounting Team is responsible for the production of financial reporting for a broad portfolio of pension scheme clients.

You will be an organised, adaptable self-starter with a strong desire to be an influential part of a successful team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of client annual Pension Scheme Trustee Report and Accounts and supporting workings in line with latest SORP.
  • Work collaboratively with team members across locations, partners, consultants and administrators.
  • Manage audit relationship, resolve queries and ensure audit sign off.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory deadlines and deadlines specified within client agreements.
  • Draft Trustees report for consultants to review
  • Implement changes in line with statutory legislation and Accounting Standards of Recommended Practice.
  • Maintain nominal and investment ledgers for each client in order to prepare financial statements.
  • Liaise with Investment Managers and Global Custodians to ensure investment portfolio accounting is delivered in line with SORP and Scheme accounting policies.
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements (where relevant).
  • Assist with cash flow forecasting, management accounts and budgeting (where relevant).
  • Complete and submit ONS returns (where relevant)

Skills and Experience:

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified, or equivalent qualification and / or experience
  • Strong working knowledge of pension scheme accounts
  • Strong numerical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speed and accuracy of work.
  • Rational problem solver.
  • Establishes great working relationships with key stakeholders to enhance quality of service
  • Maintains a consistent level of professionalism across all roles and responsibilities
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office applications and accounting systems

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