Pensions Administrator

Optima Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Pensions Administrator

Job Description:

  • Continue to broaden technical knowledge and expertise
  • Understand the processes for complex cases such as divorce
  • Be aware of and understand the role of relevant external bodies
  • Must be up to date and keep up to date with legislation and highlight any necessary changes that might be needed following legislation change
  • Must be aware of both Disclosure and Statutory deadlines in place
  • Understanding of client specific requirements/processes and ability to apply schemes
  • Check standard calculations and pass for review and to do more complex calculations drafting an appropriate letter to the member, client, or adviser as necessary
  • Check or complete forms to be returned to the company for NICO purposes
  • Operate the computerised pensions administration data and operations modules
  • 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)

Person Specification:

  • Ideally suited to a person with previous Defined Benefit experience
  • Educated to 'A’ level, degree level or equivalents
  • Well organised and thorough, with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work either alone and/or as part of a team with fluctuating workload
  • 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

Additional Information:

  • Based in Winchester
  • £25,000
  • Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Annual pay rises linked to your performance, experience and commitment
  • Annual discretionary bonus linked to your performance and commitment
  • 21 days holiday increasing 1 day per year to 26 days
  • Facility to buy or sell holiday buy up to 8 days and sell up to 5 days per year
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Permanent health insurance scheme
  • Group personal pension plan
  • Free eye examinations
  • Cycle to work initiative
  • Professional subscription and study support where appropriate

Please note; Due to the large number of applications that we receive, if you have not had a response within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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