Senior Investment Officer

Salary Description:
£40, 760 - £42, 683
Location Description:
Trowbridge - Wiltshire
Job Role:
Investment Consultant, Investment Manager
Employment Type:
Contract Type:
Application Deadline:
22nd July 2020
Wiltshire Council
Job Ref:

About the role

Wiltshire Council are looking to appoint a Senior Investment Officer to support the Head of Pension Fund Investments in the management of the Pension Fund’s investments (£2.7bn+).

You will be dealing with performance, research, strategic issues, relationships with investment managers, responsible investment issues, influencing developments with Brunel, reporting and presenting matters to Committee.

As a Senior Investment Officer you will review processes around the accounting and investments of the Pension Fund, and implement innovative and efficient solutions to problems whilst project managing the production of the accounts and annual report, and the budget setting and monitoring process.

About you

You will be Qualified accountant (e.g. CIPFA, ACA etc), with significant experience post qualification experience at a senior level and hold a Investment qualification e.g. Investment Management Certificate or ability to demonstrate equivalent skills and experience

You will have evidence of continued professional development and hold at least 5 years post qualification experience in an investment field.

You will have Significant experience of pension fund accounting and implementation of CIPFA Code of Practice and full understanding of the principles of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). You will have expert technical understanding of pension fund investments, and knowledge of monitoring investment services and understanding of strategic investment issues, including experience of managing the strategic asset allocation.

An enthusiastic project manager with excellent analytical skills, you will have demonstrated the ability to solve problems and develop innovative, streamlined solutions and can show a record of delivering tangible results in a complex environment

What we can offer you

We offer Light, spacious and modern working environments with free parking, Flexible and home working, 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service and full support of career development and training.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th August 2020.

Find out more and apply

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