Pension Fund Accounting and Investments Officer

Salary Description:
£46, 906-£49, 119 (Inclusive of 12% Market Supplement)
Location Description:
Trowbridge - Wiltshire
Job Role:
Pensions Accountant / Financial Officer, Investment Consultant, Investment Manager, Other
Employment Type:
Full-time
Contract Type:
Permanent
Application Deadline:
20/09/2020
Posted:
15th September 2020
Recruiter:
Wiltshire Council
Job Ref:
FIN00313

About the role

Wiltshire Council are looking to appoint a Pension Fund Accounting and Investments 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 Pension Fund Accounting and Investments 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.

The closing date for this role is 20 September 2020.

Interviews will be held on 13 October 2020.

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