Senior Accountant - Pensions

Employer
City of London
Location
London
Salary
£49,810 - £56,690 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2022
Reference
Ref: CHA685

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Sector
Central government, Local council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Are you an articulate, experienced finance professional who can flourish in a large, complex organisation and who is credible in front of senior officers and elected officials?  Would you relish the opportunity of being involved in managing the investment and funding risks within the City of London Corporation Pension Fund?

Are you passionate about combining the highest levels of customer service whilst also delivering on challenging output based performance targets? Would you like to work for a fascinating organisation, combining ancient traditions and historic functions with its role as a modern local authority at the centre of the Capital, serving the ‘Square Mile’ and providing services that have local, regional, and sometimes national significance? 

If so, an exciting new opportunity has arisen within the Corporate Treasury team of the Chamberlain’s (Finance) Department.

Reporting to the Group Accountant (Treasury & Investments) the successful applicant will   provide high quality financial reporting and advice around the City of London Corporation’s Pension Fund, taking charge of the fund accounts and Annual Report.  You will work with senior officers to secure sound management of the funding and investment risks inherent in the Fund, and you will work with our key advisors, fund managers and the London Collective Investment Vehicle (LCIV) to ensure effective implementation of the Fund’s investment and funding strategies and in meeting our ambitious Climate Action Strategy targets.

Ideally you will be a fully qualified accountant, with a sound knowledge of the key issues facing the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), and will be able to provide clear professional advice to senior officers and Members.

Closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on 30 May 2022.

To apply online please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number CHA685. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Company

The City Corporation has a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority. We look after the City of London on behalf of all who live, work and visit here and have
three primary functions.

  • We support and promote the City as the world leader in international finance and business services.
  • We provide modern, efficient and high quality local services and policing within the Square Mile for residents, workers and visitors.
  • We provide valued services to London and the nation as a whole, including our role as one of the most significant arts sponsors in the UK and our support for economic regeneration in the surrounding boroughs.

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