Head of Pension Investments

Enfield, London

Enfield Council are a dynamic local authority driven by a clear vision of how we will transform the borough, address inequality and create a lifetime of opportunities for everyone who lives, works and learns in Enfield.

Following the appointment of a new senior leadership team in Finance we are expanding and adapting to create a supportive team that anticipates and collaboratively solves problems, helping us deliver an ambitious programme that reaches across all areas of local authority operation and interest.

The Head of Pension Investments reports to the Finance Director (Capital & Commercial) and is the lead technical specialist on £1.5bn of Pension Investments. It is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Pension Fund Investments, advising and supporting the Pensions Policy Investment Committee to make optimum decisions. A key focus for the role will be supporting the Committee’s current priorities of rebalancing the portfolio and integrating ESG considerations and reporting into the Pension Fund. Other key responsibilities include.

  • Playing a significant role in Capital Finance Senior Management team contributing to the development of corporate policies and strategies
  • Developing and delivering the Pension Fund’s Investment Strategy
  • Ensuring that an unqualified Pension Fund Statement of Accounts is successfully delivered on an annual basis
  • Taking responsibility for the data integrity of the Council’s Pension Fund systems

To be suitable for the role you need to be a qualified accountant with significant experience of pension investment and accounting, including providing financial advice and support to senior officers.

If you are a professional who engages with big questions, is willing to learn new skills and enjoys trying new ways of doing things, then we want to hear from you.

Enfield offers a hybrid working arrangement. At the Head of Finance level there is an expectations you will be in the office a couple of times per week.

You can find out more information about the roles, the Council, the attractive benefits on offer and how to apply here (ivyrockpartners.wixsite.com). For a confidential discussion please contact Will Ryan at Ivy Rock Partners willryan@ivyrockpartners.com or 07909030965.

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