A rare and interesting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Finance Officer - Pensions to provide flexible and professional technical services to support the management of Cumbria Local Government Pension Scheme (the Fund).
About the role
The post holder will support the Fund to ensure that it meets its regulatory obligations, respond appropriately to new legislation / regulations / guidance and comply with scheme policies. To perform the role of technical expert on matters pertaining to Pensions Investments, Tax, Governance and Regulation in regard to the LGPS.
Who we are looking for
The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical skills and the drive and enthusiasm to interpret regulations in a way that will enable the Fund to comply with it’s statutory and fiduciary duties, summarise key documents and to identify how best to develop policies and report on the investment and governance outcomes for the Fund.
Cumbria County Council is the Administering Authority of Cumbria LGPS and whilst the Council is currently going through Local Government Reorganisation (LGR); it is anticipated that the Fund will continue to function after LGR has been completed with the expectation that one of the two new Unitary authorities will become the Administering Authority for the Fund.
Whilst the role is based in Carlisle, Cumbria County Council have developed a New Ways of Working strategy for its workforce recognising that “work is what you do, not where you do it”.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:
- Excellent training and development offers
- Flexible working opportunities
- Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
- Competitive rates of pay
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
As an equal opportunities employer, Cumbria County Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.
We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Cumbria County Council.
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