Financial Accountant – seeking strong financial reporting experience

Excellent specialist role within Pensions working as a statutory accountant

  • £32 - £45k
  • Belfast City Centre
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Full time

Pensions/Financial Accountant

Belfast City Centre

£26-36k Depending on experience

 

Our client has been ranked No 1 Third Party Administrator with a varied portfolio of services within the specialist pension’s arena.  Some of the services they offer include:-

 

  • Pensions administration
  • Third party outsourcing
  • Communication
  • Scam identification
  • Payroll services
  • Pension scheme accounting
  • De-risking projects
  • Technical support

We are seeking 3 strong technical Financial Accountants who will join this very successful pension’s administration business as they embark on their expansion in Northern Ireland.

 

Main duties will include

 

  • Preparing pension scheme Trustee Report & Accounts.
  • Reconciling investment transactions.
  • Preparing all the necessary working papers & reconciliations of the financial statements.
  • Liaising with auditors and investment managers.
  • Preparing self-assessment tax returns (SA970).
  • Providing assistance with cash books and pensioner payrolls.
  • Ensuring company policies and working procedures are implemented and adhered to by self.
  • Forging strong working relationships with other teams in order to provide a total service to our clients. E.g. Administration, Payroll, Client Banking, Actuaries.
  • Ensuring the accurate updating of time recording system (Virtual Office) for both chargeable and non-chargeable activities.

 

Knowledge & experience

  • A proven accounting background gained within either an accounting practice or a third party Financial Services provider.
  • Experience should include a broad knowledge of accounting techniques including reconciliation, year-end processes etc.
  • Previous Pensions Fund Accounting (PFA) experience would be desirable although not essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Previous experience of checking work of other team members.

 

Training, education & qualification

 

  • Studying towards or have obtained a recognised accountancy qualification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc. (Although, applicants deemed ‘qualified by experience’ would be considered.)

 

Please email your cv to Sara McKinty in strictest confidence – sara@mckintyassociates.c

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To apply for this role please forward your CV to Sara McKinty at sara@mckintyassociates.com or tel on 078 7293 2237 to discuss further.