Pensions Administrator

Posted 21 October by Tulip Recruitment

Due to continued success, this organisation is seeking an experienced Pensions Administrator to join their team.You will be part of a team of committed professionals who give the client the best possible service. Working on a number of Defined Benefit clients leads to a great variety of work. As you develop you will take on more responsibility for the clients that you work on. This leads to a real sense of client ownership and individual growth as you learn more about pensions in general.

This role requires you to be well-organised, have an aptitude for figure work and be able to work as part of a team. There is an opportunity for progression with a structured career path and a full training programme will be provided.

Duties

  • Continuing to broaden your technical knowledge and expertise
  • Understanding the processes for complex cases such as divorce, members with large benefits and tax issues and complex death cases whilst ensuring that procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Carrying out complex calculations as well as checking those carried out by more junior colleagues
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and highlighting any necessary changes that might be needed for your client's communications, calculations or practices
  • Showing awareness of special conditions for certain clients and what is scheme specific
  • Being involved in efficiency drives for your clients, always looking for improvements and considering the best way to deliver a good service
  • Getting involved in departmental initiatives and projects that benefit the department
  • Drafting complex non-standard letters where required and checking those drafted by others
  • Mentoring and training more junior colleagues

What skills and experience do you need to demonstrate for this role?

  • Must have UK DB pensions administration experience
  • Educated to 'A’ level, degree level or equivalent
  • Making good progress towards the relevant training courses and subsequent exams in order to gain the Award in Pensions Essentials (APE) and the Certificate in Pensions Calculations (CPC)
  • Awareness and an understanding of the role of relevant external bodies e.g. PPF, tPR
  • Well organised and thorough, with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work either alone and/or as part of a team with fluctuating workload also the ability to use own initiative
  • Able to maintain high standard of professionalism at all times with and ability to demonstrate good organisational, analytical and communication skills
  • Flexibility of hours worked/duties undertaken and keen to learn

If you do not hear from a Consultant within 1 week of your application then unfortunately, on this occasion, you have been unsuccessful

Required skills

  • Defined Benefit
  • Pension Administration
  • Financial Calculations
  • Pension Funds

Application question

Do you have Defined Benefits pension administration experience?

Reference: 40843639

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