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Pensions and Projects Accountant

  • Employer: Bath and North East Somerset Council
  • Reference: BNESC/19/85243
  • Published: Wed 09/01/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 31/01/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £34,106 - £37,107 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Based Civic Centre, Keynsham

Are you ready for a new challenge? Now is the opportunity to get involved in the exciting area of pension fund accounting.

The Avon Pension Fund is administered by Bath & North East Somerset Council and manages the pension fund for a range of employers within the old Avon County Council area. With a current value of c. £4.6bn, it is one of the largest local authority pension funds in the UK.

You will be part of the Finance and Accountancy Team working within the Fund. You will assist in preparing and monitoring the Fund’s budget of c. £25m, making regular reconciliations of pensions accounts and preparing the final accounts. You will also assist in the receipt and allocation of £150m contributions per annum and developing the systems that ensure that this is done accurately and efficiently. You will also be responsible for providing financial information to employers, the actuary and others.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to gain a broad range of financial experience with the opportunity of advancement.

Applicants should have a full accountancy qualification with significant experience, preferably in a large multifunctional organisation. You will have good communication skills and enjoy working in a team.

Benefits include flexible working, an annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved please contact Martin Phillips on 01225 395259.

To apply, please click on the link below. Alternatively, telephone 01225 396409 (24 hours), quoting the reference number and job title for a paper application pack. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: Thursday 31 January 2019.

Interview date: Thursday 14 February 2019.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

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  • Employer: Bath and North East Somerset Council
  • Reference: BNESC/19/85243
  • Published: Wed 09/01/2019, 11:50 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 31/01/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £34,106 - £37,107 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Based Civic Centre, Keynsham

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