Payroll Pensions Specialist

Job Title: Payroll Pensions Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-11 00:00:00
Reference: 096110774
Contact Name: Alison Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2019 16:59

Job Description

Sheridan Maine is recruiting for a Pensions Specialist who will be responsible for delivering payroll pensions support within the Payroll Team. This role is to undertake pensions payroll analysis to support the implementation of a new HR / payroll system.

This role is offered on an 8 month contract.

Working within a small and dedicated Payroll Team, if you are looking to gain wider knowledge of multiple pension schemes this role will enable you to achieve this. If you enjoy being accountable and delivering a high level of customer service this role will give you the opportunity to engage with the wider business.

Main responsibilities and key duties:

• To have current knowledge of UK pensions legislation
• Contact for staff and management for any pension payroll related queries
• To ensure that correct payments, reports and returns are made to the occupational pension schemes
• Processing of pension forms including opt outs, memberships, retirement, transfers, AVCs and added years
• Identify pension reporting requirements and contribute to the design and output produced as part of the project
• Create test scripts to ensure the system is functioning as expected and complete full testing cycle
• Provide status updates to Project Managers

Qualifications and requirements:

• Experience in pension scheme administration
• Significant knowledge of UK pensions legislation
• Relevant experience of gathering and interpreting complex requirements relating to pension providers
• Experience of creating and implementing new systems and procedures
• Good interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills required
• Effective organisation and planning skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proactive customer support and problem resolution
• Able to handle complex activities and tight timescales

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