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Senior Pensions Assistant

Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Full Time or Part Time (Various hours per week)
Days
Monday to Friday (Negotiable)
Address
Goole Council Offices, Church Street, Goole, DN14 5BG
Closing date
Job closes on 8 July
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Finance
Job reference
Job reference: FINC000258
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Description

The job itself

Due to an internal promotion a vacancy has arisen in the Monthly Data Collection team. The post is an entry level position into the team, the successful candidate will undergo a full training programme, so previous experience is not required. The team are responsible for the daily maintenance of pension records for people contributing into the Local Government Pension Scheme. The vacancy is based at the Council Offices in Goole with a hybrid working system in place. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with figures and analysing data. If you have an inquisitive mind and enjoy problem solving the varied work will be appealing to you.

You will work closely within the team to ensure that accurate data is held on members records. The work involves liaising with our scheme employers to load monthly pension contributions onto member’s records, processing new scheme joiner information and data changes along with calculating pensions and refunds to scheme leavers. You will receive full training on the Local Government Pensions Regulations you need to know to enable you to achieve this along with the Universal Pensions Management system, which is used for all our pension administration.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A good communicator
  • Good at problem solving
  • Comfortable with IT and quick to learn new systems
  • Able to achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • Able to provide a high level of customer service
  • Able to use their initiative to make decisions
  • Looking to progress in their career

The pensions section supports blended working and is committed to providing flexibility wherever possible to help employees balance their home and work commitments. This includes employees being able to combine office working with remote working. Whilst you will be required to work from our offices for parts of your initial training, after this you'll be able to work up to 60% of your working hours remotely as part of our blended working model.

The council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place. This will help to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

For further information on the Local Government Pension scheme please visit erpf.eastriding.gov.uk

Contact

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Name
Sarah Hewson
Role
Senior Pensions Officer
sarah.hewson@eastriding.gov.uk
Name
David Neville
Role
Senior Pensions Officer
david.neville@eastriding.gov.uk
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Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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