Your new full or part-time contract (which could be as little as 3 days per week or 4-5 depending on your requirements) involves working as part of the UK & International Pensions team and reporting to the Head of Trustee Investments, where you will be the focal point for all UK pensions related financial, statutory reporting and analysis. You will have close interaction with key stakeholders (trustee directors, auditors, third party accounting functions, custodian, fund managers and internal company finance and tax teams – at UK and Group levels). You will be able to report on various aspects of the UK pension arrangements, including pension related costs, asset values, cash flows, and have undertaken a similar role previously to work in this capacity.
With regard to the pension schemes, you will oversee the TPA financial and treasury services including production of the Annual Report and Accounts /statutory returns and liaison with Scheme Auditors. You will deliver and monitor proposed expenditure budgets for the UK Pension arrangements, including appropriate commentary and opportunities to control expenditure further. Collate pension scheme asset values at least monthly, and more often as required. Ensure effective cash-flow forecasting to provide TPA with adequate funds and facilitate effective investment decision making. Monitor receipt of investment income. Ensure that all statutory and regulatory reporting requirements are met including producing a monthly status report. Manage appropriate accounting and financial control processes across the schemes, and monitor tax risks, opportunities and claims. Complete investment related documentation as required and deliver other services (not listed above) for the trustees as required under the company Trustee services agreement.
You will be reporting to UK Finance on impact of Trustee expenditure on the non-technical account, and you will establish and manage appropriate financial control processes in relation to pension schemes assets. You will ensure appropriate re-charges are made back to pension schemes for services provided by the company (Trustee Services Team) and that contributions, trustee fees, employer funded benefit payments are paid correctly and on time, delivering regular reporting on pensions and flexible benefit related balance sheet accounts with cash-flow forecasting, and monitor the PPF levies and pursue cost mitigation. Finally you will ensure compliance with all relevant reporting deadlines, legal, regulatory, professional accounting standards, company protocols and procedures.
This contract can commence from February onwards, but our client is keen to interview suitable applicants during January, to give time for all parties to be organised beforehand, so we look forward to hearing from you ASAP.
For a confidential discussion please telephone Dianne Beer on 07747 800740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org