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Benefits Administrator

CBRE GWS Ltd Database
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23 Jul 2021

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CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are searching for a Benefits Administrator to join our world-class London People Shared Service Centre (SSC), a team of skilled HR and Payroll professionals, responsible for providing service delivery for our UK & Ireland business which supports an employee population of over 10,000.

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the completion of the review and compute of all benefits input and reconciliation across a number of schemes. They should be able to work to tight deadlines as required to deliver the monthly payroll. A team player whose main purpose is to support the Benefits and Payroll functions through measurable controls who will work closely with the Benefits Team Leader and other Benefits Administrators to ensure the successful delivery of compliant Pension and Benefits submission within all legal and SOX audit requirements.

Role Summary:

Day to day administration of Company benefits for employees based in UK & Ireland, including: Pension Schemes (including auto-enrolment in the UK), Medical, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance, Childcare vouchers, Season Ticket Loans and Eye care reimbursements)

Liaise with internal payroll/shared services teams and employees in relation to the set up and correct deductions of employee contributions towards benefits and pensions

Input historic and ongoing benefit changes into employee records and Peoplesoft

Ensure benefits information is correctly inputted on to the relevant spreadsheets for submission to payroll or vendors

Collate and check data to allow the review/renewal of benefit schemes and assisting in the renewal process of such schemes

Perform pensions calculations, enter pensions data, and answer queries to the required standard across a wide range of schemes and providers

Undertake reconciliation of both DC (Defined contribution) and DB (Defined benefit) schemes

Be familiar with employee benefit policies and support employees and line managers with standard benefit queries

Escalating queries to the Senior People Services Administrators, People Services Team Leaders, Centres of Expertise, and People Business Partners, in line with the agreed escalation matrix

Create and run all required reports, ensuring deadlines are met

Escalating any issues to the Senior Pensions Administrator and Benefits Team Leader, UK&I as required

Assist with production of ad-hoc reports for managers/directors on request

Assist with production of information required for auditors

Any other ad hoc duties or requests in line with the role as requested

Experience Required:

Previous pension and/or benefits administration experience, ideally in a Shared Services environment

Good communication and "client focused" skills with advanced Excel skills (Vlook Ups / Pivot tables)

Previous experience of using PeopleSoft is desirable

Excellent attention to detail

Process driven

Able to use experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals

A committed team player who can offer continuous support to their colleagues

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of CBRE's core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry's top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CBRE."

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

No agencies please.

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