You will be a Pensions Payroll Specialist who has been patiently waiting for their dream career move to come along, and here it is... responsible for the Pensions Payroll for one of the largest in-house pension schemes in the UK, working from home, other than 3 days every 4 weeks, working either 4 or 5 days per week or 4 days over five and flexible hours, or… our client is very flexible about the options for someone working in this role, so why not get in touch ASAP and find out what option would work best for you and all about this exciting role, department and company.

You will be a member of the Scheme's Finance Team and report to the Pension Accountant, but this is a standalone role, for you to manage your time as you desire to get the monthly pensioner payroll completed. The role exists to perform the function of preparing, processing and paying the Pension Scheme’s pensioner payroll. The Scheme makes payments of approximately £35m per month to over 25,000 pensioners. You will provide guidance, information, manage data and execute process delivery whilst collaborating with other members of the Pension and Benefits Centre, specifically working with the Finance Team to ensure financial records of the Scheme are accurately recorded, as you control and operate the pension payroll, in compliance with statute and Scheme rules.

You will have/gain further and complete knowledge of policy and process, ensure that the payroll data is maintained accurately and securely in compliance with regulatory requirements relating to data protection, whilst always ensuring compliance with payments and returns to the Inland Revenue. You will understand payroll related issues and problems and manage them accordingly to ensure that accurate and timely payments are made to company Pensioners. Depending on if you work 4 or 5 days per week you may also assist the Finance Team in non-payroll related finance tasks 1 to 1½ days per week.

To undertake such a super role you will need past or current experience in the operation and processing of a payroll system, be confident in the use of data, with data analytical skills and awareness and understanding of Data Protection Principles. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and be confident in dealing with the full range of business users, via multiple communication channels, be highly credible and build relationships with key stakeholders.

The current post-holder retires at the end of the year, and it would be ideal if there could be a handover period, so please get in touch ASAP, so we can present your ideal profile.

For a confidential discussion please telephone Dianne Beer on 07747 800740 or email
Posted: 14/07/2022
Homeworking, with proviso go into office 3 consecutive days once a month only
Job type
£Depending on experience related to role
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