Junior Pensions Administrator

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Wokingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1237862542
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a prestigious pensions company who are seeking a Junior Pensions Administrator to join their Wokingham office.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities
  • Performing various administration tasks e.g. Handling of new entrants, leavers, retirements, transfers and deaths, this includes:
  • Adhering to best practice procedures in all aspects of pensions administration related tasks as defined by the Company.
  • Updating relevant pension administration databases and systems.
  • Logging and scanning post/correspondence.
  • Handling both Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) queries.

Job Requirements

Knowledge & experience
  • Previous office-based experience ideally gained within the financial services or pensions industry would be advantageous. This role is likely to appeal to individuals with up to 12 months experience although not exclusive as all applications will be considered on an individual basis
  • Able to demonstrate a basic awareness and/or knowledge of pensions industry.
  • IT proficient, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.

Training, education & qualification
  • Educated to a minimum of A Level or Degree or equivalent standard.
  • Ideally a minimum of three C grades or above at A Level or equivalent qualification.
  • Strong Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualification - minimum grade B.
  • Willingness to study for a relevant pensions qualification e.g. CPC/DPC/RPC/APMI.

Skills, abilities & personal qualities

Critical criteria:
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work in advance of deadlines and prioritising multiple tasks.
  • Able to see projects/tasks through to completion within given timescales.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Able to follow instructions, procedures, policies and assimilate information quickly in a consistent manner.

Desirable
  • Demonstrates a commitment to progressing a pensions administration career.
  • Developing technical pensions knowledge i.e. different pensions provisions available - DB/DC and CARE.
  • Successfully progressing CPC/DPC/RPC/APMI.

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