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Pensions Administrator - Reading

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144607BR
Job TitlePensions Administrator - Reading
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePensions
Service Line InformationThe KPMG Pensions Team are always questioning conventional thinking, helping our clients’ businesses thrive by ensuring their pension schemes are as effective as possible. We have a breadth of roles across our dynamic sectors, each one offering the opportunity to get involved in exciting work and deliver bespoke solutions. You’ll be given the training and development you need to decipher complex concepts and the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities in your chosen sector.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionAt KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The Role

KPMG Pensions is a leading edge strategic pensions’ advisory, actuarial, administration and investment practice. We deliver advice to employers and trustees and their senior people on all aspects of their pension arrangements.

We are a national practice that consists of a large team in Birmingham, as well as teams in Reading and Manchester. We currently have vacancies for Pensions Administrators, who will be part of a team based in Reading and work on all aspects of Administration, Actuarial Consultancy and Investment services.


As an Administrator, you will assist in the delivery of administration services to a number of our pension clients. This will involve maintaining accurate records of members in the schemes, calculating benefits, providing information to scheme members, maintaining bank accounts in order to settle benefit payments and assisting other team colleagues.

Qualifications and Skills

- C or above grade or equivalent in GCSE Maths and English
- Experience of working on DB and DC pension schemes
- The ideal candidate is expected to have experience working as a Pensions Administrator or Consultant in a consultancy based environment or insurance firms.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills is essential for the role.
- Experience of using Microsoft Office, Word and Excel applications
- Good numerical skills
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Experience of working in a client facing role

As an Administrator you would be encouraged and supported to study for the Certificate in Pensions Calculations. You will have the opportunity to develop communication skills, team-working skills and technical skills.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

Applying with a DisabilityAs a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

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