BW are an independent UK consultancy dealing in risk, pensions, investment and insurance with over 1,200 employees spread across 8 offices. Our core business is the provision of services to trustees of UK occupational pension schemes such as DB, DC, CARE and cash balance.
We are looking for applications from suitably experienced senior pension administrators for a role in our Leeds office.
You will be managing a portfolio of clients as well as managing projects to ensure all deadlines and budgets are met.
You'll be checking manual and computer generated benefit calculations for accuracy and checking updates to the member database.
You'll undertake a proactive client facing role which will involve attending client meetings and communicating with clients, their members and advisors. You'll assist with promoting our admin services and systems to existing and potential new clients.
You'll be responsible for checking cash handling functions, liaising with the bank and investment managers as appropriate.
You'll also be responsible for checking client pensioner payrolls, including calculation of net pay and arranging payments.
You'll also liaise with authorities including DWP, HMRC, The Pensions Regulator and the Information Commissioner.
You'll also be required to deputise for the Team Leader as agreed and delegate where appropriate.
Ideally you'll have a relevant degree but this isn't essential
The Certificate in Pension Calculations or progress with other PMI examinations is strongly desired
A strong background in DB pension administration is essential.
You'll also need to have a minimum of GCSE Grade “5” or “C” in Maths and English.
What's in it for you
- Working for a company listed as being in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020
- A competitive (discretionary) annual bonus which has been paid out every year since BW's inception in 1989.
- A set of core benefits paid for by BW including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year
- A generous pension scheme – we contribute 8% from day one of your employment
- A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your age and lifestyle including holiday trading, tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, extension of private medical cover for family, extension of life assurance for partners, interest-free season ticket loan, dining card with discounts of up to 50%, give as you earn to your favourite charity, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers including fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.
- Career progression opportunities and a focus on training and professional development.
- Fresh fruit and hot & cold drinks provided free of charge
- Sports & social clubs and groups
- Dress-down Fridays
- 1 paid volunteering day per year
- Match-funding for individuals raising money for a recognised charity
Values at Barnett Waddingham
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