Pension Fund Accounting and Investments Officer
Pension Fund Accounting and Investments Officer - Permanent Opportunity - Home based role
Wiltshire Council are looking to appoint a Senior Investment Officer to support the Head of Pension Fund Investments in the management of the Pension Fund’s investments (£2.7bn+).
About the role
You will be dealing with performance, research, strategic issues, relationships with investment managers, responsible investment issues, influencing developments with Brunel,reporting and presenting matters to Committee.
As a Senior Investment Officer you will review processes around the accounting and investments of the Pension Fund, and implement innovative and efficient solutions to problems whilst project managing the production of the accounts and annual report, and the budget setting and monitoring process.
You will be Qualified accountant(e.g. CIPFA, ACA etc), with significant experience post qualification experience at a senior level and hold a Investment qualification e.g.Investment Management Certificate or ability to demonstrate equivalent skills and experience
You will have evidence of continued professional development and hold at least 5 years post qualification experience in an investment field. You will have Significant experience of pension fund accounting and implementation of CIPFA Code of Practice and full understanding of the principles of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
You will have expert technical understanding of pension fund investments, and knowledge of monitoring investment services and understanding of strategic investment issues, including experience of managing the strategic asset allocation.
An enthusiastic project manager with excellent analytical skills, you will have demonstrated the ability to solve problems and develop innovative, streamlined solutions and can show are cord of delivering tangible results in a complex environment
What we can offer you
We work hard but also offer working patterns to fit your life and commitments, including flexible working options from across Wiltshire including working from home and remote working. This role can be offered on a work from home basis.
Provide you with a laptop, so you can work flexibly from any location across the county
25 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, as well as the option to purchase an additional ten days.
An attractive rewards package with an excellent range of discounted products and services with national and local retailers via our Wiltshire Rewards scheme
Excellent training and development opportunities – with a variety of progression opportunities including CMI accredited leadership programs
The opportunity to work for a forward-thinking council with a strong focus on staff engagement.
The closing date for this role is Sunday 1st November 2020.