Pensions Officer - #1133172

Turning Point


Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Turning Point
Job Introduction

What does it take to become a leading health and social care organisation in the UK? It takes people who can turn lives around every day – providing encouragement, delivering innovative services and generally improving life for individuals with a learning disability or those affected by drug and alcohol misuse or mental health problems. But it’s not just our front–line teams that make a difference. So do the dedicated professionals who work behind the scenes to support the vital work we do? And that’s where you can come in.

Turning Point is recruiting a Pensions Officer who will be based partially in Manchester City centre and partially at home.

Role Responsibility

Our payroll and pension function is based at The Exchange in Manchester alongside our People Services team.

As Pensions Officer, your duties will include ensuring accurate and timely deduction and payment of pension contributions; providing an effective administration service to meet the requirements of all pension schemes and contributing to the continuous improvement of our payroll and pensions processes.

The Ideal Candidate

The following experience is essential:

  • Understanding of pension auto enrolment legislation
  • Exposure of a salary sacrifice defined contribution pension scheme
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications to an intermediate standard
  • A practical understanding of confidentiality and data protection legislation
  • A strong knowledge of payroll and pensions legislation coupled with the ability to respond to and apply mandated changes
  • Experience of delivering a customer focused payroll service
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical skills

The following experience would be beneficial:

  • Experience of pension scheme starters, leavers and year-end administration including NHS and Local Government Pension Schemes
  • Experience of processing complex monthly payrolls with a large volume of employees
  • Ability to undertake manual calculations (including tax, NIC and pension deductions) in line with legislation
  • Experience using Itrent HR & Payroll software
About us

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 29 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing to 30 days. Plus the option to buy additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A £300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

Turning Point

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