Accountant

Job Summary:

An enthusiastic part qualified accountant to provide assistance and support to the pensions department, duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of Pension Financial Statements, including; property holding, lending, investment portfolios, insurance products and private equity
  • Oversight of bookkeeping for pension structures
  • Oversight of providing financial statements to clients
  • Dealing with client queries on financials
  • Liaising with scheme auditors
  • Annual risk assessments
  • UK tax filings
  • Prepare scheme VAT returns
  • Potential future additional duties
  • Company bookkeeping
  • Liaising with company auditors
  • Prepare company VAT returns
  • Assisting with TRS reporting

Reporting To:

Directors

Qualifications Required:

Preferably good A Levels or equivalent but are open to at least

5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above

Part or qualified ACA or ACCA or qualified by experience

Experience:

  • 2 years pension or TCSP accounting experience
  • Understanding of VAT including partial exemption and annual accounting preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of TRS preferred but not essential
  • Experience with UK self-assessment and corporation tax

Training:

External and internal training will be provided and encouraged to complete ACCA or ACA qualification

Skills:

  • Organisational
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interaction
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

Responsibilities:

Accounting for the Department

Characteristics:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Personable
  • Team player
  • Reliable

Hours:
Full or part time

Salary Range:
Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefits:

  • Flexible hours
  • Home working
  • Competitive salary
  • Car parking

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