Accounting

Trainee Pensions Payroll Administrator

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Trainee Pensions Payroll Administrator

Our client offer fantastic training, benefits and the opportunity for career progression!

What you will be doing:

* Assisting in the running of the pension payroll to ensuring pensioners are paid accurately and on time, in accordance with legislation and organisational timetables

* Assist in the preparation and management of the pensioner payroll process for clients

* Assist in all aspects for a portfolio of clients’ payrolls and process monthly payrolls

* Ensure payroll changes are recorded correctly on the work management system

* Reconciliation of payroll costs and changes against the database

* Ensuring PAYE deductions are made and paid within statutory deadlines

* Production and distribution of annual P60s

* Ensure payments to pensioners, HMRC and other third-party bodies

* Answer queries (by telephone and in writing) from pensioners, colleagues, partners and clients and other third-party bodies in an accurate and timely manner

* Ensure compliance with agreed payroll deadlines and ensure that team planners and the payroll calendar is kept up to date

* Issue payslips to pensioners within agreed timescales and ensure these are sent

What the company are looking for:

* Educated to degree or A-Level standard

* GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including maths.

* Strong maths skills with an ability to spot numerical errors

* Excel skills to an intermediate level would be ideal

* Strong accuracy and attention to detail

* Ability to work well as part of a team, and on own initiative

* Good communication skills

* Good attention to detail

* Well organised

* Professional at all times with a hands on and positive ‘can-do’ attitude

Additional Information:

Mon – Fri, 9:30 – 5:30

Annual pay rises linked to your performance, experience and commitment

Annual discretionary bonus linked to your performance and commitment

21 days holiday increasing 1 day per year to 26 days

Facility to buy or sell holiday buy up to 8 days and sell up to 5 days per year

Life assurance scheme

Permanent health insurance scheme

Group personal pension plan

Free eye examinations

Cycle to work initiative

Professional subscription and study support where appropriate

We appreciate the time you took to apply for this vacancy, however due to the high level of applications that we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates. In the meantime, please check out our website to read more about our company and privacy policy.

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