Pension Administrator

Job Ref: JO-1901-1575
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 28 January 2019
  • Birmingham, West Midlands, West Midlands, England B5
  • £23,000 - £26,000 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Madeline Blair
  • 01908 607 468
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Pensions Administrator - Birmingham - £23,000 - £26,000
 
Blue Arrow are recruiting a Pension Administrator for a large corporate accountancy firm in Birmingham.
Do you have experience working on Defined Benefits and Defined Contribution pension schemes?
Working hours: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Working in a busy team of 12
  • Dealing with current and former staff and partners covering both Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution for  benefits
  • Requirement to undertake work for demanding scheme members with often complex pension arrangements
  • A need to be able to work on projects, such as GMP remediation, change management to meet the firm's wider independence requirements;
  • Opportunities exist within the team as other more senior roles will became available in the next 12 months as other teams members retire.
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  • Complies with ALL internal procedures
  • Undertakes routine tasks including logging post, photocopying and filing
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of pensions legislation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of a portfolio of schemes assigned to you
  • Work is completed to a high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrates good administration and organisation skills
  • Maintenance of your own work log, feeding upwards in a timely manner where support is required or any disclosure requirements are about to be breached
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities, seeking guidance from seniors where necessary
  • Demonstrates good communication skills face to face, by phone and email
  • Accurate recording of telephone calls and responding where appropriate, seeking guidance from others as required
  • Provides on the job training to administration assistants/other administrators where required
  • Demonstrates building of relationships with clients through day to day contact
  • Identify work which is non-routine prior to undertaking and raise with the senior
  • Provides open and honest feedback
  • Maintains a professional attitude at all times
  • Maintains personal outlook and client inboxes, logging and dealing with emails where necessary
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of Excel including the ability to produce manual calculations
  • Flags any errors or omissions to the scheme's administration manager immediately upon discovery/notification
  • Full maintenance of members' records within the administration database
  • Dealing with member certificates/identification
  • Completion of routine calculations, processing of benefits for all movements and activity e.g. leavers, new entrants, retirements, transfers, deaths on a portfolio of schemes assigned to them
  • Processing and setting up benefits either via the scheme and liaising with payroll as necessary, or via an annuity purchase.
  • Calculating and processing any increases to pensions in payment as applicable
  • Production of scheme stewardship reports
  • Collation and collection of data/information to assist in the production of the scheme's accounts, actuarial valuations and group life re-broking as required on their scheme
  • Responding in writing to routine queries/requests from clients, members and other parties, seeking guidance from team members where necessary
  • Maintains schemes' cashbooks to a high level of accuracy
  • Completion of cash flow forecasts and processing of disinvestments and investments as and when required
  • Able to raise payment and receipt forms and processes these in line with each schemes requirements
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  • Assisting in completion of the annual renewal process and production of benefit statements

 
If this sounds like you.  Please click & apply with a covering note
Alternatively please email Madeline Blair madeline.b.a3427n0vsn@bluearrow.aptrack.co.uk
Or give us a call for more information - 01908 695 609
Blue Arrow
25/02/2019 09:00:00
GBP 23000.00 23000.00.

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