Job Description


Role: Total Rewards Manager (Pensions) 8 Month FTC
This position can be Part-Time or Full-Time and has excellent flexible working opportunities including working from home.

Location: London, UK

Salary £64,000 to £70,000 depending on skills and experience

Role ID: 00806763


Job summary:

To maintain and manage the various Accenture UK pension arrangements to ensure a high level of service to the members, Trustees and the Company and to ensure compliance within the legislative framework.

The administration, actuarial and investment consulting is all outsourced, as is the provision of legal advice.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal stakeholders (including HR Director, Finance Director and Trustee) and provide recommendations on pensions issues. Liaise with other internal stakeholders (legal, employee relations, accounting functions) on issues where required.
  • Provide timely information to the Company and Trustees, ensuring both parties are kept informed of pertinent issues relating to the plans and the wider legislative and economic framework.
  • Oversee the actuarial management of the defined benefit plan, and liaise with Finance Director and Trustees on strategic and funding matters.
  • Manage relationship with advisers, and their performance against SLAs.
  • Work alongside advisers on key business-as-usual annual activities including benefit statements, production of report and accounts, statutory returns and other cyclical projects. Ensure legislative deadlines are met in relation to the pension schemes and trustee company entities.
  • Liaise with Chair and Scheme secretary on Board and sub-committee meeting agendas; review papers and minutes.
  • Manage invoicing process with suppliers, ensuring purchase orders are raised and invoices from suppliers approved on time. Monitor the costs of the schemes on behalf of the Company.
  • Multiple project management alongside Business as Usual activities.
  • Maintenance of the member communications to ensure relevant, compliant and attractive.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the pension regulatory and market environment.
  • Support other HR function on day-to-day pension issues including induction presentations and adhoc training sessions.
  • Work with other members of the UK Total Reward team to ensure the benefit offerings to staff are market relevant, integrated and well recognised

Key Relationships:


Trustees to the UK Pension Plans, Total Reward Leads, UK HR Director, UK Finance Director, Leadership, UK Field HR Managers, People Advisor Team, Procurement, Country Controllership & Finance, Employees, Shared Services Center, External Pension Advisers and Suppliers



Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Relevant UK Pensions Industry experience
  • Pensions Industry qualification preferred
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • A clear understanding of day to day pensions administration.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple workstreams.
  • Have a full understanding of requirements and impact of pensions legislative framework.
  • Ability to communicate pensions issues effectively to various stakeholders.
  • Effectively manage complex problems and reach viable, commercial and practical solutions.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience in dealing with 3rd party advisors.

What’s in it for you?


All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.


About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Closing Date for Applications 21st March 2020

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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