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Leicester, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
15 days ago

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Job Description

Pensions Officer

Leicester (our Ref AL1091)

Salary to £40,000 + benefits, parking and part home working

My client is a leading provider of health, education and social care across the UK and they now have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Pensions Officer to join their team based in Leicester.

The role will include

Day to day administration across multiple DB and DC Pension Schemes

Ensure compliance in line with pension regulations and specific scheme requirements

Reconcile monthly contribution files against payroll reports

Deal with complex pension queries and any complaints including rectification work

Liaise with third party pension providers developing and maintaining a strong working relationship, ensuring the company gets the best value

Update employee / scheme data in relevant systems and maintain accurate records

Contribute to the administration of the company’s pension schemes in accordance with governing documentation, statutory regulation and industry codes of practice

Contribute to the creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures for the Pensions & Benefits team

Support the Senior Pensions & Benefits Officer with any ad-hoc project work as requested

Management of policy documents and associated forms including integration of policies including for acquisitions

Assist with consolidation of legacy pension schemes and introducing new schemes, in line with legal and statutory obligations

Contribute to process improvements at all levels to increase the efficiency and quality of all aspects of the Pensions & Benefits function

Monitor pension scheme deficits and prepare relevant reports including proposals to rectify

The Person

Analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex information, with a high level of numeracy and IT literacy

Strong working knowledge of defined benefit and defined contribution pension scheme regulation and requirements

A recognised professional pension qualification would be beneficial to the role (either completed or working towards)

Strong PC skills with you a good knowledge of EXCEL for large data manipulation including data sorting, vlookup and pivot tables along with Pensions & Benefits Software and employer portals

Highly organised individual with meticulous attention to detail, methodical and thorough approach to work, resilient and able to work under pressure

Hands on experience of payroll applications with prior experience of iTrent desirable

Adaptable and able to perform well in a challenging environment where priorities can change at short notice

Ideally have experience of NEST, Standard Life, Aviva, DB schemes, Teachers Pensions and LGPS

Strong administrative and time management skills

Ideally suited to an individual with experience working in an in-house pensions team or from a pension provider background

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