Our client is a major player in financial services, a highly respected organisation and well known for training, supporting and developing their employees. These are fundamentally SIPP based administration roles within one of the fastest growing areas of the business. Our client will consider those with SIPP, DB and DC admin experience. Bonus and pension benefits for this role can be around £6,000 but it is the role and progress within the business that should be your focus.
The Company: These roles are based within our clients Head Office, holding around 1600 people at present - a good deal of their business comes in the shape of large, corporate pension schemes and SIPP’s play a key and increasingly prominent role in the direction of the company.
The Role: These posts are based within an arearesponsible for processing the core elements of SIPP administration. This role will support the business with systems and projects in order that the company can manage change effectively with minimum disruption to Business As Usual.
As mentioned, the area is growing and business levels are very promising which is why initially our client requires two new Administrators on a permanent basis. The key responsibilities include:
Ensuring timely, pro-active and high quality services to Retail SIPP clients including system changes, problem solving, testing and implementing changes successfully through close liaison with all departments where necessary.
Represent the Retail Pension Operations team in cross-departmental projects and change initiatives impacting the department. This will involve supporting the full project life cycle from requirements gathering, through all operational readiness stages and to the final implementation ensuring seamless delivery.
Fix client records for complex issues e.g. tax reversal, backdated BCE
Have a holistic view of issues and find solutions and take corrective actions where required
Organise your own day to day workloads and assist with planning the team workload
Managing communication throughout the business - providing updates and understanding change
Work efficiently to ensure a significant contribution to your team’s target on a daily basis. Ensuring appropriate escalation of issues to management e.g. those that have regulatory/reputational/financial risk
Experience/Skills Required: SIPP or DC/DB administration experience is essential. You should be able to problem solve and adapt to change as well as understand the need to share new knowledge, skills and attitudes with the end user. You should be a communicative self-starter, flexible, adaptable to change with good numeracy skills.
Additional Information: The salary for these roles is to £29,000. Bonus would add around £2,100 and the pension is also worth another £3,250+. In addition, there is life cover, generous holiday entitlement, ongoing training & development and free parking.
The Senior SIPP Pensions Administrator position is only one of many vacancies we are handling. ARC is a specialist Financial Services recruiter and the Consultant handling this role has over 20 years experience in this field. Areas of focus include employee benefits/group risk, compliance, pensions, paraplanners, sales support, underwriters and IT related roles as well as a broad range of Customer Service positions. We mainly concentrate on London and the Home Counties, whilst also enjoying regular success in offering national solutions. Check the website and feel free to call Darren Snell at any time.
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