Accounting & Pension Technician

JOB # 134 LOCATION George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Anywhere

Our multinational client is in the market for an Accounting & Pension Technician to join the business and assist the Financial Controller to efficiently meet tight deadlines.

This role is a temporary contract for 6-months and will require the individual to commence employment in August. 

Duties:

Accounting:

  • Complete general ledger postings for entities on a timely basis;
  • Assist with expense budgeting, cash forecasting and planning for entities with supporting commentaries;
  • Compile expense analysis by cost center and improve accounts payable processes; adhere to timely set up of payments and general ledger postings;
  • Manage cash disbursement and reconciliation function through recording and processing;
  • Assist in the reconciliation of intercompany balances and transactions;
  • Work closely with the Compliance team to ensure reports needed for Compliance regulatory filings are prepared and submitted on a timely basis;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of control procedures and documentation to better support results; ensure consistent application of accounting policies and practices;
  • Manage administrative duties including but not limited to filing and scanning on a timely basis;
  • Participate in any other task assigned as required by the Financial Controller or Senior Management.

Pension:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly pension management accounts, year-end GAAP financial statements and other related reporting in accordance with prescribed deadlines;
  • Process pension fees and distribute invoices and statements to clients;
  • Provide administrative services to Pension Plan clients; preparation of supporting documentation for client requests as directed;
  • Liaise with external pension administrators to confirm clients’ withdrawals eligibility as per Pension Commission requirements;
  • Participate in and coordinate client meetings;
  • Manage administrative duties including but not limited to filing and scanning on a timely basis.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, or accounting;
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting or an Accounting Technician certificate if not;
  • A minimum 3 years’ continuous experience in General Ledger;
  • Strong IT skills required: network systems and conversions; operating software including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics (formerly Great Plains);
  • Detailed knowledge of the accounting treatment for all types of financial instruments;
  • Track record demonstrating excellent management, communication, and interpersonal skills, such as being able to advise unsophisticated investors in the management of their pension plan;
  • Strong work ethic, maturity and the ability and commitment to meet tight deadlines so as to achieve the firm’s short term and long-term goals.

Salary will be competitive commensurate with experience and qualifications, and will include a full range of premium benefits.