Overview

Job Locations:
Northampton (Pavilion Drive)
Chelmsford (Priory Place)
Reading (One Valpy)
Belfast (Harvester House)
Nottingham (Cumberland House)
Preston PSA Hub (County Hall)
Oxford (Seacourt Tower)
Cardiff (3 Callaghan Square)
Sheffield (1 Holly Street)
Bristol (2 Glass Wharf)
Manchester (4 Hardman Square)
Aberdeen (Silver Fin Building)
London (30 Finsbury Square)
Milton Keynes (Victoria House)
Liverpool (Royal Liver Building)
Leicester (Regent House)
Southampton (Benham 5)
Leeds (No 1 Whitehall Riverside)
Gatwick (St Johns House)
Carlisle PSA Hub (Civic Centre)
Truro PSA Hub (Gannel House)
Newcastle (Rotterdam House)
Edinburgh (7 Exchange Crescent)
Cambridge (Cambridge Science Park)
Birmingham (The Colmore Building)
Glasgow (110 Queen Street)

More than you expected

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We’re a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That’s Grant Thornton.

Job Description:

Benefits and Pensions Administrator, Northampton (can be flexible) with home Working

MORE THAN YOU EXPECTED

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We’re a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That’s Grant Thornton.

NEW GROUND WON’T BREAK ITSELF

Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals. You will look to drive quality within the Benefits and Pensions team, with a primary focus on administration across the teams three disciplines: Benefits, Pensions and Sickness absence. Working as a team across Reward and People & Culture (P&C), adopting a pro-active approach to deliver a consistently excellent experience for our people and stakeholders.

You will ensure client service is at the forefront of everything we do, understanding employee and stakeholder needs, exceeding expectations on delivery within legislation limits. You will take ownership of administrative work across the team providing key updates to your colleagues.

We’re happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we’ll support you to balance your work and life.

A look into the role

As a Benefits and Pensions Administrator, you will:

  • Be working in line with the firms CLEARR values, ensuring and supporting the delivery of a first-class Grant Thornton experience for all our people across Benefits, Pensions and Sickness absence.
  • Support the delivery of payroll, ensuring work and relevant reconciliations are completed while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Provide support on annual and ad hoc projects as required and undertake other tasks to meet the demands of the business.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues, collaborating to deliver the best and ideas for our clients.
  • Be an advocate for change, demonstrating a proactive approach. Continually looking to improve current and introducing new processes on the team.

Knowing you’re right for us

Joining us as a Benefits and Pension Administrator, the minimum criteria you’ll need is Maths and English Language at GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent. You’ll require experience of an administration role and prior involvement in using HR/Payroll systems and databases.

It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way.

  • Educated to A level/degree level, or equivalent.
  • Benefits, Pensions or Sickness absence based qualifications.
  • CIPD qualification or other recognised qualification linked to Reward or Sickness absence management.
  • Knowledge of Workday systems.
  • Benefits, Pensions and Sickness absence experience.
  • Experience of a case management system.
  • Expert use of Microsoft Excel.

Knowing we’re right for you

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone.  Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.

Beyond the job 

Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.

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