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Associate - Finance x2

Reporting to: Lead Specialist - Finance
Team: Corporate Services
Contract type: 1x permanent, 1x 12 months fixed-term
Salary: From £35,096 per annum
Location: From £29,442 per annum
Closing date: Thursday 22 October 2020

Job ref: 57691

TPR grade: 10

About us

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is responsible for protecting workplace pensions in the UK, working with employers and those running pensions to help people save safely for their retirement. We have an excellent office location in the heart of Brighton and have a diverse, lively and professional growing workforce.

We are committed to making TPR a great place to work and doing all we can to support our people to reach their full potential. Join our expanding team for the chance to be a part of the biggest change to pensions in a generation.


We’re looking for Finance Systems Adviser to provide systems and accounting support to the finance team and wider organisation.


You will:

  • ensure the day-to-day operation and maintenance of finance systems including Sage 200, Basware P2P
  • provide back-end administration to finance systems
  • support the delivery and testing of new finance systems
  • support the delivery and testing of upgrades of existing finance systems
  • provision of regular and ad-hoc data and management information (MI)

Essential and desirable criteria


  • working towards a professional qualification (part qualified level), or newly qualified
  • advanced Microsoft Office IT software applications
  • systems implementation and upgrade experience
  • Microsoft Query Experience
  • advanced Sage 200 experience


  • P2P (Basware) experience

Person specification

  • ability to prioritise and use initiative
  • problem solving and analytical skills
  • communication skills at all levels
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • personable and a team player

Salary and benefits

As well as a starting salary of £35,096, we offer:

  • Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognised as some of the best in the pensions world
  • discretionary bonus arrangements
  • access to performance related pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave provision
  • flexible working arrangements
  • development opportunities
  • enhanced parental leave arrangements
  • a free employee assistance programme
  • an excellent office location in Brighton

How to apply

We provide an exciting, supportive and flexible working environment, and are committed to helping our people meet their full potential.

The Pensions Regulator is an inclusive employer and offers equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. TPR welcomes applications from the BME and LGBT communities who are currently under represented at TPR.

Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.

Applications will be considered on a part time and job share basis.

Please send your CV to along with a covering letter, quoting ref 57691 with details of how your experience and skills meet our essential criteria and details of your notice period.

Please be aware we are currently holding interviews through Skype due to COVID-19.

If you have any enquiries with regards to this role or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please email