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LPPA - Finance

Finance Administrator – Credit Control and Banking

Preston

Job Ref
LPPAFA12
Location
Preston
Salary
circa £20000

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business based in Preston, Lancashire. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options.

We are currently seeking a Finance Administrator to join our newly created Finance Team in Preston to focus on Credit and Banking activities.

Purpose:

This role aims to deliver high quality, efficient finance and accountancy service to the organisation and all internal/external stakeholders. The post holder will undertake duties across a range of activities performed by the Finance Team and to make a significant contribution in assisting delivery of Team objectives

Key Accountabilities:

1) Managing daily cash levels and sweep of bank accounts as required.

2) Completing weekly bank reconciliations to support cashflow forecasting

3) To promptly and accurately raise and issue client invoices.

4) To deal with any client queries (internal/external) in a timely manner, Performing credit control responsibilities including chasing outstanding debt by e-mail, telephone and letter.

5) To undertake month end procedures, such as closing Accounts receivable, within the timeframe specified in the month end timetable.


Person Specification


1) Experience and knowledge of working in an sales ledger/credit control function or demonstrable transferrable skills/knowledge in a Financial services environment with the willingness and aptitude to learn the receivables function.

2) Ability to efficiently use an accounting software system such as Dimensions or demonstrable transferrable skills in the use of a finance related database system.

3) Effective numerical and analytical skills, with proven capability in the use of Word and Excel (to a minimum of intermediate level).

4) Desire to learn, develop and continually improve processes and systems

5) Promotes positive behavior through own actions and attitude with the ability to deliver solutions within a team environment and be a flexible and supportive team player.

In return:

The salary for this role is circa £20000

We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and additional concessionary days).

We operate on a 37-hour working week, with flexibility in working pattern dependent on the role

As you would expect from a pension organisation LPPA offers employees access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximize our ability to provide quality services to all our customers

Reasonable adjustment will be made to working arrangements to accommodate a person with a disability who otherwise would be prevented from undertaking the work.

Function
Finance
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 Hours per week


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Finance Administrator – Accounts Payable

Preston

Job Ref
LPPAFA212
Location
Preston
Salary
circa £20,000

Finance Administrator – Accounts Payable
Preston, Lancashire

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business based in Preston, Lancashire. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options.

We are currently seeking a Finance Administrator join our newly created finance team in Preston to focus on accounts payable activities.

Purpose:

Working as a member of the LPPA Finance Team based in Preston, this role aims to deliver high-quality, efficient finance and accountancy service to the organisation and all internal/external stakeholders. The post holder will undertake duties across a range of activities performed by the Finance Team.

Key Accountabilities:

1) To promptly and accurately process purchase orders, supplier invoices, and staff expense claims

2) To ensure that purchase invoices are matched to purchase orders and that suppliers are paid within the agreed payment terms and that properly authorised staff expense claims are settled promptly

3) To deal with any supplier queries (internal/external) in a timely manner. To complete any ad-hoc payments as required

4) Assistance in general accounts administration including monitoring and reporting on PO compliance. Payment queries and billing for admin/divorce/overpayments/ transfers

5) Ensure that daily finance processes are followed effectively and accurately within required timescales

Person Specification:

1) Experience and knowledge of working in an accounts payable function or demonstrable transferrable skills/knowledge in a financial services environment with the willingness and aptitude to learn the accounts payable function

2) Ability to efficiently use an accounting software system such as Dimensions or demonstrable transferrable skills in the use of a finance related database system

3) Effective numerical and analytical skills, with the proven capability in the use of Word and Excel (to a minimum of intermediate level)

4) Promotes positive behaviour through own actions and attitude with the ability to deliver solutions within a team environment and be a flexible and supportive team player

In return:

The salary for this role is circa £20,000.

We offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays and additional concessionary days).

We operate on a 37-hour working week, with flexibility in working pattern dependent on the role.

As you would expect from a pension organisation, LPPA offers employees access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions.

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximize our ability to provide quality services to all our customers.

Reasonable adjustments will be made to working arrangements to accommodate a person with a disability who otherwise would be prevented from undertaking the work.

Other organisations may call this role Accounts Administrator, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Finance Clerk, Accounts Clerk, or Accounts Payable Clerk.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Finance Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Function
Finance
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 Hours per week


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LPPA - Pension Administration

Pensions Administration Team Leader

Preston

Job Ref
LPPA045
Location
Preston
Salary
Circa £31,000

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business based in Preston, Lancashire. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options.

Our work involves significant correspondence with various customer groups, the completion of pension casework which is deadline driven and responding to queries. We are currently seeking a Team Leader join our Bereavements Team in Preston.

Purpose:

Supporting the Pensions Operations Manager; Leading a team of Pensions Administrators, providing a pension scheme administration service in respect of the pension schemes administered by LPPA, including supporting the learning and development needs of the Team.

Key Accountabilities:

• All correspondence received by members is accurate and of a high standard
• Develop a high performing team, ensuring knowledge is shared and team members upskilled as necessary
• Ensure SLA’S are met and where possible exceeded
• Take ownerships for process improvements with the aim of streamlining and standardising how work is performed
• Collaborate across teams to support colleagues with resource and assistance to ensure the wider operation is successful
• Liaise with members and external organisations (such as employers) to ensure great service is delivered and relationships are maintained
• Undertake key projects from time to time as appropriate and in line with the provision of a pension administration service


Person Specification

• Significant experience in a supervisory administration role is essential.
• Pensions or financial services experience is preferred though other industry experience will be considered
• Experience of performance management with the ability to interpret statistics and results to drive improvement
• Proven ability to work effectively on own initiative promoting positive behaviour and attitudes
• Demonstrable ability to plan workloads, ensuring deadlines are met
• Capable of acquiring a good working knowledge of legislation, regulation, systems and processes
• Ability to use Excel and Word to a good standard
• Strong communication skills


In return:

The salary for this role is circa £31,000 dependent on experience

We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and additional concessionary days). We operate on a 37-hour working week, with flexibility in working pattern dependent on the role

When you join LPPA as a new member of our team, you will automatically be given access to our bespoke Reward Discount Scheme "Your Perk Site". which provides our employees with various rewards and benefits to save money.
As you would expect from a pension organisation LPPA offers employees access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximize our ability to provide quality services to all our customers

The Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be viewed here: LPP Privacy Notice




Function
Bereavements
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 Hours per week


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Pensions Administrator (Full Time/Part Time/Job Share)

Preston

Job Ref
LPPA20/12/2020
Location
Preston
Salary
£18,500 - £22,000 dependent on experience

Pensions Administrator
(Full time, part time and job share options available. Please state your preferred option on your application.)

Preston, UK

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business with offices across the UK. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options. Our work involves significant correspondence with various customer groups, the completion of pension casework which is deadline driven and responding to queries.

We are currently seeking a Pensions Administrator to join our Member Services team in Preston. Please note, we are currently home working due to COVID-19 restrictions.

We would welcome applications from graduates with relevant degrees who demonstrate the right skills and attributes for the role.

Key Accountabilities

- To process and check a range of general pensions case work, including, but not restricted to benefits estimates, transfers, retirements, commutation of benefits and the combining of benefits and ensuring that service level targets and deadlines are met in respect of these areas
- To respond to member correspondence relating to the work undertaken within the team, again ensuring that service level targets and deadlines are met in these areas
- To develop an understanding of current pensions regulation and overriding legislation, maintaining up-to-date knowledge
- Liaise with customers and third parties obtaining information in respect of the work undertaken on the team

Person Specification

- Practical working experience in an office administration role. Previous experience in the pension or financial services industry is desirable but not a necessity
- Proven ability to undertake detailed mathematical calculations accurately. Please note, the interview process may include numerical assessments
- Demonstrable ability to work accurately and to deadlines
- Previous work with internal database systems is desirable, experience with processes relevant to payroll and pension administration would be beneficial
- Previous experience and high capability of using the Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word and Excel)
- Strong communication skills with the confidence to work independently when required whilst also being an effective team player

Qualifications

- 5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at grade C or above
- A recognised pension administration qualification (or working towards) would be desirable
- A relevant degree in a subject such as Maths, Finance or Business Administration would be desirable

In return, we offer:

- The salary range for this role is £18,500 - £22,000 per annum depending on experience
- We offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays and additional concessionary days) per annum, calculated on a pro rata basis for part time employees
- We operate on a 37-hour working week for full-time employees with flexibility in working pattern for the right candidate
- Access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions
- We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential
- Our offices in central Preston are easily accessible by road, rail and public transport

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximise our ability to provide quality services to all our customers. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Other organisations may call this role Pensions Officer, Pensions Administration Officer, or Administrator - Pensions.

To apply for the role of Pensions Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Pension Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time- 37 Hours per week, part time and Job share available


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Pensions Administrator-Helpdesk (Full time and Part Time)

Preston

Job Ref
LPPA202101
Location
Preston
Salary
£18,500 for full time employees

Pensions Administrator - Helpdesk (Full time and Part Time)
Preston, Lancashire

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business based in Preston, Lancashire. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options.

Our work involves significant correspondence with various customer groups, the completion of pension casework which is deadline driven and responding to queries. If you would be interested in any future Helpdesk roles please register your interest by sending in an application.

Purpose:

As a Pensions Administrator, you will provide the highest standard of customer service to members, employers and 3rd parties.

The role is predominantly focused on answering pensions queries via telephone or email in respect of the public sector pension schemes administered by LPPA.

Key Accountabilities:

- Sensitively and efficiently when assisting customers by resolving pension email queries and making appropriate referrals, as necessary
- Assisting customers via web chat, email or Telephone to resolve all queries
- Delivering a flexible and responsive service in line with the needs of the business alongside
- Taking ownership of individual enquiries and customer requests
- Able to work independently without close supervision
- Ability to meet agreed quality and performance targets

Person Specification

To be considered as a Pensions Administrator, you will need:

- Experience in working in a contact centre environment
- Experience in telephone and/or email communication with customers
- Experience of working to and achieving challenging targets with excellent customer service skills
- Excellent oral and written (grammar) communication skills
- Good interpersonal skills and able to show empathy through written communication
- Competency in using multiple ICT systems including email, word processing spreadsheets

You must be prepared to work flexibly to provide cover for call centre hours of 0800 to 1800 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

You will be required to undertake intensive training during an extensive induction programme. No previous pension knowledge is required.

Other organisations may call this role Pensions Officer, Pensions Administration Officer, or Administrator - Pensions.

In return:

The salary for this role is circa £18,500 for full time roles.

We offer 25 days’ holiday (plus Bank Holidays and additional concessionary days). We operate on a 37-hour working week, with flexibility in working pattern dependent on the role.

When you join LPPA as a new member of our team, you will automatically be given access to our bespoke Reward Discount Scheme "Your Perk Site". which provides our employees with various rewards and benefits to save money.

As you would expect from a pension organisation LPPA offers employees access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions.

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximize our ability to provide quality services to all our customers

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Pensions Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Pensions Helpdesk
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 Hours Full time Employees


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Pensions Administrator- Telephone Helpdesk (Part Time)

Preston

Job Ref
LPPHD180520
Location
Preston
Salary
£18500 FTE (£10,000 Pro rata for 20 hours)

Pensions Administrator- Telephone Helpdesk (Part Time)
Preston, Lancashire

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business with offices across the UK. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options. Our work involves significant correspondence with various customer groups, the completion of pension casework which is deadline driven and responding to queries.

We are currently seeking a Pensions Administrator to join our helpdesk team in Preston. Please note we are currently homeworking due to covid-19 restrictions.

Purpose:

To provide the highest standard of customer service to members, employers and 3rd parties. The role is predominantly focussed on answering pensions queries via telephone in respect of the public sector pension schemes administered by LPP.

Key Accountabilities:

1) Sensitively and efficiently assist customers by resolving pension telephone queries and making appropriate referrals, as necessary.

2) Delivering a flexible and responsive service in line with the needs of the business alongside Taking ownership of individual enquiries and customer requests.

3) Able to work Independently without close supervision.

4) Ability to meet agreed quality and performance targets.

Person Specification:

1) Recent experience of contact centre would be an advantage

2) Experience of working to and achieving challenging targets with, Excellent customer service skills.

3) Excellent oral and written (grammar) communication skills.

4) Good interpersonal skills and empathetic listening skills.

5) Competent in using multiple ICT systems i.e. e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets

You must be prepared to work flexibly to provide cover for call centre hours of 0800 to 1800 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

You will be required to undertake intensive training during an extensive induction programme. No previous pension knowledge is required.

In return:

The salary for this role is circa £10,000 for 20 Hours)

We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (Pro rata for part time employees). We operate on a 37-hour working week for full time employees, with flexibility in working pattern for the right candidate.

As you would expect from a pension organisation LPPA offers employees access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

Our offices in central Preston are easily accessible by road, rail and public transport

Please note that as part of the recruitment process, candidates may be invited to complete a role play assessment.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximize our ability to provide quality services to all our customers.

Reasonable adjustments will be made to working arrangements to accommodate a person with a disability who otherwise would be prevented from undertaking the work.

Other organisations may call this role Pensions Officer, Pensions Administration Officer, or Administrator - Pensions.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Pensions Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Pensions Helpdesk
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
20 Hours per week 4/5 days


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