Fund Accountant

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact as a Fund Accountant

You will be supporting the delivery of excellent customer service by preparing and issuing accounts and returns for pension schemes administered by the Company, in accordance with procedures, standards and controls.

What your day will look like a Fund Accountant

  • Prepare and issue the annual report and accounts for pension schemes
  • Review scheme files and documents such as trust deeds, property leases and valuation reports, in order to gain an understanding of what has or should have occurred during a ‘scheme year’ in relation to the income and expenditure streams, capital movements both in and out, as well as investments and disinvestments made, realised and unrealised capital gains/losses and changes in value
  • Control account reconciliations, year-end adjustments, accruals and prepayments and the maintenance of a professionally constructed working-papers file, providing both an audit trail and ease of reviewing
  • Completion and submission of HMRC generated annual tax returns (SA970) and the registered pension scheme return (RPSR), ensuring regulatory deadlines are met

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Strong numeracy skills and competent in processing numerical data. 
  • Working understanding of ledgers and double entry bookkeeping along with of Accounting Preparation Packages is desired
  • Previous knowledge and experience of the preparation of pension scheme accounts is not essential, as full on the job training and supervision will be given
  • VAT and PAYE experience would be advantageous

What's in it for you as a Fund Accountant

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

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