Scheme Accounting Team Manager

Job Description


Shape better services as a Scheme Accounting Team Manager
We are looking for a qualified accounting professional to manage a group of colleagues within the wider Scheme Accounting Team of Scheme Accountants in providing pension scheme accounting services

Job title:

Scheme Accounting Team Manager

Job Description:

What you will do:

  • Manage and lead a group of Scheme Accountants or Accounting Assistants in delivering a full range of Scheme Accounting services.
  • Act as first line quality assurance on work carried out by Scheme Accountants and Accounting Assistants.
  • Act as authoriser for financial transactions and payments ensuring they are properly controlled, promptly actioned and accurately accounted for in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Oversee a group of colleagues in regard to performance management, objective setting, work management and personal development.
  • Ensure both client and internal requirements are consistently met and deadlines are adhered to.
  • Be actively involved with the Scheme Accounting Process and Resource Manager in resource planning including the enhancement and development of resource planning tools and management.
  • Work directly with Scheme Accounting Client Managers in serving client needs as required.
  • Deputise for the Scheme Accounting Process and Resource Manager or Scheme Accounting Client Manager when applicable.
  • Liaise with clients, external and internal auditors and other professional advisers where required.
  • Comply with pensions and FCA regulations when making arrangements, or referrals with a view to conducting transactions in investments.
  • Regularly review the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and controls and make suggestions to continually enhance service delivery, improve processes and reduce potential complaints and business risks.
  • Ensure that company procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Adhere to the ISO and Investors in People Standards, Quality Management System and comply with pensions and FCA regulations and initiatives, for example, Treating Customers Fairly (TCF).
  • Identify and report risks and breaches immediately to your line manager and /or the Operational Risk & Compliance Department, and promote an environment which encourages all staff to do the same.
  • Any other reasonable duty requested by persons to whom one is responsible to.
  • To be an overseer for the Professional Standards Scheme for Scheme Finance

What we are looking for

  • Accounting Knowledge – knowledge of accounting systems and working within an accounting team
  • To hold a professional accounting qualification

About Capita Pension Solutions

At Capita Pension Solutions (CPS) we continue to grow and evolve our Strategy & Product function. We are at another exciting point in that evolution, defining and executing CPS’s strategic goals as well as developing the next generation of market leading Products and Services. We have ambitious objectives and plans for 2022 and beyond and in support of that we are seeking applications for two very important roles

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site

Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.


Home-Based - GBR


United Kingdom

Time Type:

Full time

Contract Type:

  • Location: Home-Based - GBR; Sheffield
  • Type: Full time

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