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Pensions Supervisor

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Pensions Supervisor

  • NE01894
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About Us

At Imperial Brands, we’re a truly international company driven by a strong challenger culture. We’re an inclusive, innovative and responsible FTSE30 FMCG business widely recognised on the global stage. We generate over £30bn revenue and employ over 30,000 like-minded achievers in markets worldwide. We’re driven by a common purpose: to create something better. 

Alongside maximising our respected brands, we’re increasingly focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products with lower health risks than regular tobacco products, all underpinned by leading edge science, high-quality innovation and high standards of governance. 

Our entrepreneurial spirit, ability to challenge the status quo and think on our feet along are our keys to success and that of the thousands of people who work here. Here You Can.

The Role

Pensions Supervisor
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Here at Imperial Brands we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced pensions professional to join our in-house Pensions team. Reporting into the Deputy Pensions Manager, in this role you will oversee the monthly pension payroll operation, work on various ongoing and future projects, and provide assistance with the day to day administration of the Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution sections of the £ multi-billion Pension Fund.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversight of the monthly pensioner payroll operation, ensuring pensions and income tax paid to HMRC are on time, and ensuring monthly payroll reconciliations are carried out.
  • Supervise and provide support to both Payroll & Finance Assistants including guidance on statutory changes impacting payroll and enhancing their performance and development of their skills.
  • Responsible for day to day administration matters relating to the Defined Contribution section of the Pension Fund, including new joiner inductions and liaising with the third party administrator.
  • Responsible for day to day administration of Imperial’s private medical insurance scheme.
  • Assist with the annual renewal of the insured life assurance and income protections schemes.
  • Assist with ongoing or future project work such as the GMP Project, risk reduction initiatives, data cleanse/data update work and the development of department processes and testing of payroll software changes.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong knowledge of current pensions and payroll legislation along with experience of working in a pensions administration environment on Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution schemes.
  • Experience of managing a monthly payroll.
  • You should have, or are working towards a PMI qualification (part qualification is acceptable). An additional payroll qualification (such as CIPP) would be ideal.
  • Strong experience working with pensions IT software packages, preferably Altair.
  • Previous experience working as part of a team and supervising team members.
  • Demonstrable experience managing projects within fixed timescales and budgets with minimal supervision.

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period).

Next Steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.

Closing date: 4th December 2020

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