Trainee Pensions Administrator

Optima Recruitment
£20,000 - £24,999
03 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Trainee Pensions Administrator

Our client is an award winning, specialist financial services consultancy with a focus on quality and innovation. As their business continues to grow so do the opportunities for new and existing staff. They have a strong culture of training and development and continuously invest in research and IT systems.

We are looking to place enthusiastic individuals with our client, who want a career in financial services and who are interested in further study and progression.

What will you be doing:

  • Updating individual member's records with phone based and email contact
  • Drafting letters to member's regarding benefits, personal details etc
  • Dealing with general straightforward telephone enquiries and taking messages
  • Maintaining cash books, reconciling balances and organising payment of benefits
  • Maintaining a work in progress list and completing work by set deadlines
  • Assisting in various ad-hoc admin projects
  • Photocopying and ensuring work is filed or archived in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Calculating benefits on behalf of Policy holders

Person Specification:

  • Must be career minded and be prepared to study for professional qualifications
  • Previous office experience is preferred but not essential
  • Reasonable mathematical background
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Punctual
  • Keen to learn and progress

Additional Information:

  • Based in the Winchester
  • £20,000
  • 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

Please note; Due to the large number of applications that we receive, if you have not had a response within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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