The starting salary for this role is £40,227 per annum for working 36 hours per week (pay review pending).
You will be able to work remotely in this role meaning you don’t have to live locally to be successful.
The Surrey Pension Team are starting a new chapter with a refreshed vision and mission and ambitious plans for the future.
- Our vision: To provide our customers with a better tomorrow
- Our mission: To responsibly deliver a first-class customer experience
Our newly redesigned workforce is integral to achieving our aims and ambitions for the future and we are looking for a Funding Manager to join our Accounting & Governance Team.
Reporting to the Head of Accounting & Governance you will have responsibility for delivering our Funding Strategy including preparation of the annual Pension Fund accounts. You will also manage a team of three and liaise with key senior stakeholders including the Pension Fund Committee, the Local Pension Board, Auditors, Actuaries and Funding organisations.
We are therefore looking for a candidate with sound knowledge of the Local Government Pension Scheme, including Pensions Accounting and employer engagement. Our successful candidate also needs to have strong leadership capability and the ability to build relationships, work collaboratively and negotiate with and influence key senior stakeholders.
Your ability to demonstrate our vision and mission and work within a “one pensions team” culture is also crucial to our success.
Taking a holistic whole Pensions Team approach will drive opportunities for all staff to increase their career opportunities by broadening experience across the whole of the Pension service.
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Job Details
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 03/07/2022.
Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 11/07/2022.
For an informal discussion please contact Paul Titcomb, Head of Accounting and Governance by e-mail at Paul.Titcomb@surreycc.gov.uk.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.