Payroll Administrator


Payroll Administrator

Business Area: Finance

Place of Work: Liverpool

Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract

Hours: Full Time

The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has circa 396,000 members, and over £60 billion in assets, we’re one of the largest private pension schemes in the UK and in the top 50 worldwide. Established in 1974, we’re entrusted by over 350 higher education sector employers to manage and administer the pension scheme and its investments through our two companies, Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited and USS Investment Management Limited.
Our purpose
Working with Higher Education employers to build a secure financial future for our members and their families.


The role
To carry out administrative tasks within the Pensions Payroll Technical team in order to provide an effective and efficient customer service.
Key responsibilities
To administer the completion of correspondence ensuring that it is completed in accordance with company branding and within target dates. Ensure that the section’s records are updated accordingly.

To administer the completion of the debt control function, reviewing progress against agreed timetables and liaising with third parties as required.

To complete updates of member records (includes Guaranteed Minimum Pension analysis and updating) to ensure successful processing of pension increases.

Complete processing\ investigations in respect of pensioner existence checks (Monthly mortality screening, Overseas Existence Exercise).

To complete pensions payroll account reconciliations within agreed timescales.

To check the work completed by other payroll administrators on the team as appropriate.

To handle day to day enquiries from internal and external customers and assist with other tasks required for the efficient running of the section.

Your experience
• Company minimum qualifications
• Highly motivated with excellent organisational/ planning skills
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
• Good knowledge of Microsoft office
USSL is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We recognise the diverse lifestyles and priorities of our employees and have reflected this in in the company’s Flexible Working Framework, which, wherever possible, supports employees to find a balance that works for them whilst ensuring we always put our members’ interests first.

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