About us

The Warwickshire Pension Fund (WPF) is a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) servicing approximately 200 employers and 50,000 members, managing investment assets of over £2.5bn, with revenue of c.£100m.

The Team

The team that this post is within has 6 staff managed by a Pensions and Investment Manager. The team covers the investments and governance of the Fund and works closely with a structurally separate pensions administration team.

Main Duties and Objectives

To cover the role of the Pension Fund Accountant as per the ‘Role Responsibilities’ in the job description, and having responsibility for the following objectives:

• Leading on the external audit of the pension fund accounts.
• Supporting the development and improvement of financial reporting to pension fund committees.
• Support the production of reports to Pension Fund Committees and Boards.
• Embedding sound documentation of practices and procedures.
• Maintaining team practices and procedures, with a view to updating them where appropriate.
• Opportunity to be involved in supporting the team in investment matters.

We believe that accounting experience outside of the LGPS, pensions more broadly and local authorities may still provide a candidate with the transferable skills to succeed in this role; we are happy to consider applications from candidates with relevant transferable skills.

We are prepared to support remote working in line with the Council’s agile working policies.

A training plan is available for those working towards a relevant qualification, with experience-based knowledge considered an acceptable alternative to a formal qualification.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.

Additional Information
For further information about the role please contact Victoria Moffett via email: victoriamoffett@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 22 February 2023.

Interview dates: 10 and 13 March (in-person, Shire Hall, Warwick)

To apply, please visit our website.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.
Posted: 13/02/2023
Closes: 1st March 2023
Job type
£43,516.00 - £45,495.00
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