Role details

Head of Finance

Perth & Kinross   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Head of Finance
  • Pensions, Perth

About Our Client

My client is a leading Financial Services firm with an international reach based in Perth & Kinross.

Job Description

This is a high profile position with the annual budgets for the pension scheme being cpa, and with benefit payments cpa. It will involve managing all aspects of the pension scheme accounting activity and related MI, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.

The ability to translate complex scheme management information is key within this role as you'll be responsible for the delivery and presentation of the annual financial statements and reports at Trustee board and committee meetings. Strong stakeholder management and problem solving skills are important.

In addition you'll provide leadership and guidance to the team of 7 within the Pensions Finance Team. This will include ensuring appropriate training and development is implemented. You will also deputise for the Pensions Director as appropriate on finance issues.

An important accountability within the role will be the development of professional, supportive and facilitative relationships with a variety of internal and external financial stakeholders and advisers e.g. auditors (internal and external), custodians, bankers and investment managers. This will help ensure compliance with statutory requirements and appropriate statements of recommended practice.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to work on a large private sector scheme as a senior member within the Trustee exec team.

The Successful Applicant

You'll be a qualified Accountant with extensive post qualification experience and a technical expert in all aspects of pension scheme accounting within the financial services industry. Significant experience of working at a senior level in the Finance function of a large organisation, evidencing a thorough understanding of financial processes, practices and applications is essential. A broad knowledge of investments and the different complex investment instruments is also important.

What's on Offer

£very competitive + package

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