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Pensions Accounts Assistant and Data Analyst - PART TIME

Goodman Masson
London, United Kingdom
GBP21000.00 - GBP24000.00 per annum
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Pensions Accounts Assistant and Data Analyst
London, UK
Permanent, Part time - 3 days per week (1 day in the office)
£21,000 - £24,000(£35k-£40k FTE)

Our client is looking for a Pensions Accounts Assistant and Data Analyst. The role is to assist with financial operations and accounting of their Pension Plan, with a particular focus in this role on analysis and reconciliation of large data sets.

Key Responsibilities
  • To reconcile monthly insured amounts received to amounts paid out, identify, follow up, keep track of and escalate appropriately any differences.
  • To reconcile quarterly the records provided by our platform provider, to our administration records, on a member-by-member basis. Identify, follow up, keep track of and escalate appropriately any differences.
  • Maintain reconciliation control accounts. Regularly review, investigate standing items, and prepare appropriate journals.
  • To reconcile the Define Contribution assets on a quarterly basis, reviewing the reports provided by the provider along with the accountancy system and preparing journals to update the quarterly numbers.?
  • To prepare and maintain the dashboard document for a portfolio of assets, based on information received monthly.
  • Review governance reporting provided by our platform provider, both for context and accuracy compared to our records.
  • Prepare plc reporting of our accounting records.
  • Preparing and setting up payments and journals.
  • To maintain (with the assistance of other members of the Pensions Finance Team) documentation of Pension accounting procedures.

  • Excellent analytical and reconciliation skills across large data sets. Competent in excel (very comfortable with functions such as vlookups, sumifs, pivot tables etc). Able to problem solve, keep track of large reconciliations, and liaise across various stakeholders to investigate variances and outstanding items.
  • Good understanding of double entry book-keeping. May be part qualified or interested in beginning an accounting qualification.
  • A team player, able to work collaboratively as part of a team of 5, picking up tasks as needed, with a willingness to cross train in tasks that may be outside of your day-to-day role.
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly motivated in their work, proactive in approach. Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience in the pensions industry would be advantageous, but not essential or expected.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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