Pension Covenant Advisory Manager

Job Title: Pension Covenant Advisory Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitve
Reference: R1018420
Contact Name: Heena Rathod
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2020 14:47

Job Description

Grant Thornton is a leading Advisory firm working with a large range of clients across the UK.  We are a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth.  We have created our own unique culture, one that allows you to have the autonomy to make your own decisions within a flexible structure, in an atmosphere where inclusivity and teamwork are essential.  Our clients are proud to work with us and we are proud of our position in our local and regional markets and the reputation we have developed not just for the excellence of our client work but, as importantly, for the culture of our team.



Job Description:

Why Pensions Advisory?


We have participated in over 400 covenant review and transaction-based assignments over the last ten years, working closely with the Pensions Regulator (tPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), where on-going secondment programmes have given us a unrivalled insight into how they work. We have also acted as lead advisers on ground-breaking pension-centric corporate restructurings (including Uniq, Kodak and UK Coal) where we instigated innovative solutions to complex problems.

In addition to our covenant work our Services include Actuarial and scheme de-risking, Pension scheme restructuring, Pension scheme transaction advisory, PPF Levy management, Scheme funding advisory and Pensions assurance.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to move into an, or develop their existing Advisory role.  We can offer excellent training in pensions as well as personal development opportunities with potential secondments available to the Pensions Regulator or the Pension Protection Fund


What you’ll be doing:

As an Manager you will be taking the lead with clients, from engagement to completion.  You will be contributing to the growth and development of the Pensions Advisory team as well as mentoring and managing more junior members of the team.


Who we're looking for:


Minimum requirements

  • You’ll have post qualified experience (ACA,ACCA or equivalent)
  • You’ll have experience of managing a small portfolio of advisory clients


    We are looking for individuals who want to unlock their potential whilst reviewing businesses of substance for pension schemes, which are key financial stakeholders in many businesses.  You will also have excellent communication, report writing and analytical skills and hold a professional qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent).  Although proven experience in developing and mentoring more junior members of staff as well as leading on client engagements would be helpful it is not essential as these skills will develop as your career develops.