Senior Administrator

Job Ref: 158586
Sector: Accountancy & Finance
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 11 September 2018
  • Reading, Berkshire, England
  • £24,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Tate
  • 01189 586040

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** Senior Administrator - Pensions **


£24K - £30K

Reading Town Centre based

Great Benefits

Full Time

Our client based in Reading is looking for an experienced Pensions Administrator. They provide a market leading pension administration service across the full range of final salary and money purchase scheme options. The client tailored service is web enabled and provides online access to members, trustees and sponsoring employees. We are committed to providing a quality administration service to all our clients, both large and small.

Key duties

  • Training of other team members
  • Assisting less experienced team members
  • Checking and authorising other team member's work
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Calculation and payment of scheme benefits in accordance with the Rules
  • Maintenance of membership records and other documentation
  • Understanding and application of benefit structures, Trust Deed & Rules, current pensions legislation, PSO and Disclosure requirements
  • Project work as directed by Team Leader or Manager
  • Liaison with Client, Scheme Actuary, Consultants, Providers, Pension Payroll Members and third parties
  • Provision of technical information both verbally and in writing
  • Compliance with ISO and AAF accreditation's
  • Checking and authorising cases
  • Completing updates to the database to ensure that records are accurately maintained
  • Dealing confidently with member enquiries by phone, email and letter
  • Providing general support to the Administration team/manager
  • Ensuring that work is prioritised correctly so that target dates are met


  • Previous experience within a similar role dealing with DB schemes is essential
  • Able to demonstrate ownership, responsibility and accountability for self
  • Be organised, methodical and logical in approach to delegated responsibilities
  • Able to assist with developing a culture of high standards, excellent quality and customer responsiveness
  • Able to develop administrators and administrative processes
  • Be well organised and be a point of reference for knowledge
  • Able to plan and then be flexible with that plan
  • Be proactive, having drive and commitment
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Has a can do attitude and takes pride in work
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Computer literate in the use of MS Office products, such as Excel and Word


  • Good decision maker, able to recognise the impact of decision, having good judgement
  • A problem solver, dealing with practical, people and political problems
  • Able to delegate effectively
  • Achieved some exam successes in professional qualifications such as PMI / QPA / RPC / DPC / DPA and actively working towards full qualification

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