Senior Payroll and Accounts Administrator

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact

You will support the Banking and Payroll Team responsible for administering and processing daily, monthly and ad hoc banking, payroll and RAS financial transactions for all products (SIPP, FPT & SSAS) and outsourcing contracts in accordance with standards and controls set down in procedures for member-directed pension schemes. You'll take personal responsibility for ensuring documents and transactions are verified correctly and in accordance with the verification process, highlighting breaches and errors to minimise risk.

Playing a pivotal role in delivering a high quality service to our internal stakeholders and clients, promoting our values and culture as well as knowledge sharing and coaching other members of the team. You'll also bring an analytical and systematic approach to problem solving, be able to use own initiative, while also contributing to effective team working.  As we are committed to continuous improvement, you'll also be expected to actively look for opportunities to be more efficient and improve the service provision of the team. 

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Proven experience within a similar Banking or Payroll environment 
  • Strong numeracy skills, confident using Microsoft Packages, specifically Excel
  • An understanding of FCA regulations, HMRC and TPR regulations and legislative practices
  • A base knowledge of SSAS/SIPP/FPT would be useful as part of the role will be to assist with the different banking processes/requirements which apply to these products. Full training will be provided, however, an aptitude to understand these products would be very useful
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Professional and clear communicator with the ability to knowledge share and build strong relationships.

What's in it for you

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan, life assurance and flexible benefit scheme to allow you to select benefits that are most appropriate for your lifestyle and personal circumstances.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work

Next Steps

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Apply by the 15th June to join us on our journey.

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