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Finance Manager - Pensions

Job Description

Finance Manager - Pensions
Location: Surrey
Contract: Temporary (6 Months)
Rate: £24-28 per hour umbrella
Start Date: ASAP
*Hybrid Working - Mostly Remote*

Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Surrey for a Finance Manager (Pensions) on a temporary basis. The postholder will be responsible for delivering the Pension Team Finance Strategy including preparation of the annual Pension Fund accounts, and ensuring key financial controls are robust, as well as liaising with key senior stakeholders including the Pension Fund Committee, the Local Pension Board, Auditors, Actuaries and Funding organisations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Line management of staff (up to PS9), taking responsibility for induction and training, coaching and mentoring to support development of team members
  • Assess or conduct analysis, presenting results and putting forward recommendations on managing more complexsituations to support decision making
  • Maintain, develop and review systems, processes, procedures and working methods to maximise service delivery, quality, efficiency and compliance
  • Plan workloads and secure resources to enable the team/s to achieve a quality service
  • May assist with budget/resource/funding management in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures

Candidate Criteria

  • AAT qualified or part-qualified CCAB
  • Knowledge and understanding of public sector financial/pensions issues and best practice
  • Ability to perform tasks within a financial/pensions management cycle
  • Knowledge of, and proficiency in, financial/pensions modelling techniques
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.