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

Please fill out the simple form if you would like to apply for this role.

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