Pensions Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Warrington
  • £22000-£27,000

Heyland Recruitment have been engaged exclusively with this market leading retail organisation based in Warrington as they look to recruit a Pensions Assistant to join their head office finance team. This role will suit an experienced Payroll / Pensions professional with previous experience of handling pension contributions and auto enrolment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support with ensuring company pension contributions are correctly processed through the payroll each payday.
  • Submit the total pension contributions for each scheme to the pension provider in a timely manner.
  • Have good understanding of Workplace Pension Reform.
  • Understand how salary sacrifice pension arrangements work.
  • Process opt-in, opt-out and stop requests from employees.
  • Monitor the pension portal and respond to pension-related queries from employees.
  • Use the HR/Payroll software ResourceLink, to enrol and amend employee pension status, as and when required.
  • Ensure that pension contributions are correctly adjusted for those on maternity leave.
  • Prepare paperwork and request amendments to pay to rectify any anomalies.
  • Run reports on pension data to validate employee and employer contributions and submit payment to pension providers following each payday.
  • Drawdown and check Enrolling and Contribution Schedules from ResourceLink and review for any potential anomalies.
  • Submit payment for pension contributions using the relevant pension scheme’s online portal.
  • Liaise with management regarding pension administration..
  • Assist with the pension scheme ‘build’ in the ResourceLink system.


  • Experience of working in a similar role.
  • Excellent attention to detail and record keeping skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Fully competent in MS Office, in particular Excel and Outlook.
  • Ideally be familiar with ResourceLink software.
  • Excellent levels of verbal and written communication.
  • A positive approach.
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Jack Wiseman

Jack Wiseman is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07917 863994

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