Pensions Payroll 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

As a Pensions Payroll Administrator within our Operations Control team you will be responsible for effectively operating, maintaining and processing regular client payroll runs across multiple entities of the group whilst ensuring that our clients are paid accurately, on time and in accordance with our statutory and contractual requirements. 

You will analyse, verify and reconcile payroll input as well as Identify, investigate and resolve any payroll discrepancies, whilst acting as a point of contact for client payroll and internal administration queries. 

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 desirable 
  • A base knowledge of SIPP and Drawdown would be useful as part of the role will be to assist the pension payroll administration function. Full training will be provided, however, an aptitude to understand these products would be very useful
  • Strong numeracy skills, confident using Microsoft Packages, specifically Excel
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Experience of reconciliations 
  • Professional and clear communicator with the ability to build strong relationships.
  • CIPP qualification or other relevant payroll qualification desirable

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 1st July to join us on our journey.

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