Finance Department

Location: Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £29,605 to £32,982 per annum

Closing Date: Thursday 23 May 2024

Reference: FI5086-24-147

 

In this interesting and varied post, you will be responsible for providing excellent support in the delivery of the effective, timely and proactive use of Payroll systems and information provision to the Payroll Team, Finance Department, and wider university.

 

You will lead on payroll and pension related projects (both technical and not so), suggesting ways to improve or automate processes and implement developments that will add value, save time, or increase data quality, using Excel skills to integrate and organise reports from and to our payroll software and from other sources such as Business Objects and VT2000.

 

Acting as the primary recipient of payroll related reporting data requests you will take ownership and use several reporting tools to provide accurate and timely data to internal and external customers such as our pension providers, on an ad hoc, monthly, or annual basis.

 

You will also provide back up for the payroll systems helpdesk and ensure that related queries and instructions have been actioned in a timely fashion and supporting other members of the team as workloads fluctuate.

 

To succeed, you will need:

  • Ability to utilise a wide range of functions in Excel.
  • Experience of working and prioritising several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle confidential data and information in a sensitive and professional way.
  • To work both independently and collaboratively to achieve results.
  • The ability to spot and investigate anomalies in relevant data extracts.
  • An understanding of good project management and multi-stakeholder planning.

 

This is a full-time, permanent post.

 

Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

 

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee’s home. It is the University’s expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

 

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

Payroll Manager

Permanent, full time – 37 hours per week, full year Band 7, point 23 – £36,995 per annum

To start April 2024

 

Varndean College is a thriving and successful sixth form college with an excellent reputation for high outcomes, providing an inspirational student experience and adding value to all of our community. Based in the city of Brighton and Hove we transform lives through exceptional education. We are proud of our dynamic culture, inclusivity and reputation as trailblazers.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, proactive and enthusiastic Payroll Manager to join our busy team. You will be responsible for the full payroll function of approximately 300 Varndean staff, with a part time Payroll Assistant to support you. The successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of payroll and pension processes supported by payroll qualifications or equivalent experience, be able to calculate complicated pay adjustments and will be proficient in the use of payroll software and other IT packages (experience with Cintra desirable). They will be expected to have excellent attention to detail and accuracy at all times, and the ability to manage time and meet deadlines.

 

The College is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our staff and students and we particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

 

We can offer:

  • A supportive, communicative and consultative working
  • A commitment to the on-going professional development of our
  • The opportunity to join our Corporate Memberships to Freedom Leisure or the Brighton Gym, use of the College Fitness Suite and a Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A salary sacrifice
  • The use of an Employee Assistance programme offering unlimited 24/7 support on a range of topics, issues and matters.
  • Discounts on Adult Education Courses run by the
  • Annual health screenings, flu shots and free eye tests, and free exercise/well-being
  • Access to Staff Welfare services on a referral
  • Free use of College Library
  • Regular staff social events throughout the

 

To Apply:

Please complete an application form outlining how you meet the criteria listed in the job description and person specification for the role. Completed applications should be forward to [email protected] by closing date shown.

 

Closing date: Friday 15th March 2024

Interview: Monday 25th March 2024

Job Title: Deputy Head of Payroll
Location: Brighton
Salary: Up to £45,000 p/a

An excellent opportunity to join a leading institution as their Deputy Head of Payroll.

The Deputy Head of Payroll will work closely with the Head of Payroll, deputising when required, to manage the day to day administration of the payroll team.

Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the Head of Payroll
  • Providing advice and guidance on payroll and pension matters
  • Identifying and implementing process enhancements
  • Managing the performance of Payroll Team members
  • Auditing changes to staff records
  • Assisting the Head of Payroll with the interface between the payroll system and the main accounting system.

Skills required: 

  • Experience completing PAYE and pension reporting to regulatory bodies
  • Ability to interpret and reconcile complex financial information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to payroll developments
  • Can work with a high level of accuracy

If this sounds like you, please contact Zoe at JGA Recruitment today. 

JGA Recruitment Group Ltd (“We”) are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.  We strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.


We are also committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  We are a specialist payroll, HR & Marketing recruitment agency and recruitment business as defined in the Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (our business).  These statements together with our privacy notices set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Deputy Head of Payroll

 

Location: Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £37,474 to £44,737 per annum

Closing Date: Wednesday 28 September 2022

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: FI5014-22-398

 

An opportunity has arisen to join the Payroll Team at the University of Brighton in an interesting, varied and proactive post. Some of the key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Supporting the Head of Payroll to ensure the provision of an effective, accurate and timely payroll process, with all payment deadlines adhered to.
  • Leading the development/enhancement of payroll and pension systems and reporting, and to identify and implement process enhancements to the monthly payroll cycle.
  • Managing the performance and development of Payroll Team members that report into this role.
  • Providing advice and guidance on payroll and pension matters where required.
  • Auditing changes to staff records and payroll administrators’ calculations for SSP/SMP to ensure compliance.
  • Supporting the Head of Payroll in dealing with internal and external auditors and any other regulatory/audit bodies that are authorised to review the University’s payroll/pension records.
  • Assist the Head of Payroll with the interface between the payroll system and the main accounting system, ensuring key control accounts are reconciled and any variances between the financial records and underlying payroll data are rectified on a timely basis.

 

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • To be qualified to degree level or equivalent and/or a holder of a relevant professional qualification and/or clearly evidenced equivalent experience.
  • Experience of completing both PAYE and pension reporting to regulatory bodies is required.
  • To be able to process monthly payroll runs, upgrades and payroll year-ends
  • Experience of using a wide range of functions in Excel.
  • Ability to manage and develop the Payroll Team

 

This is a full time permanent post, but would be considered on a part-time basis or job share. The post is due to start in October 2022.

 

For further information about the role and the qualities we are looking for please refer to the job description.

 

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the university is underrepresented by Minority Ethnic staff.

 

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us [brighton.ac.uk] section of our vacancies page.

Head of Payroll

Brighton, East Sussex

£49,765 – £54,566

 

Job introduction

At Brighton & Hove we know that our people are our greatest asset, working together to do their best for our City. We’re appointing a Head of Payroll and Pensions to work collaboratively with HR to ensure an excellent customer experience that demonstrates how we value our staff. Reporting directly to the Head of Service, you will be part of a wider team delivering transactional processes and working together to maximise the use of automation and digital to improve the customer journey and deliver best value for money. You will help to realise the benefits of being part of a wider hub by sharing skills and knowledge across the wider team and building resilience.

 

About the role

As the Head of Payroll and Pensions you will lead on:

  • the safe, legal and value for money operation of payroll, pensions and HR Administration
  • an ongoing programme of service development and improvement for our internal and external customers
  • and collaborate on efficient delivery of the HR systems and information service

 

You will enjoy working at a strategic level and will be ambitious for the service.

 

The Head of Payroll role is focused on leading our payroll and pensions team and services, but the primary responsibility is to be the lead payroll expert for the council. The service does include aspects of pension administration on behalf of our staff, but please note that the council is not a pension authority and the responsibilities in this role only extend to ensuring that appropriate and compliant information is passed to and from the pension authority (East Sussex County Council), including data provided via payroll systems.

 

For an informal discussion, please contact Alison McManamon, Assistant Director HROD at [email protected]

 

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions.

 

To apply, please visit our website.

 

Closing date: 25 January 2022.

 

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

University of Brighton – Deputy Head of Payroll

 

Location: Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £36,382 to £43,434 per annum

Closing Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

Reference: FI5014-21-359

 

Do you have experience of completing both PAYE and pension reporting to regulatory bodies? Have you experience processing monthly payroll runs, upgrades and payroll year-ends?

If his sounds like you we have an opportunity to join our Payroll Team in an interesting, varied and proactive post.

Some of the key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Supporting the Head of Payroll to ensure the provision of an effective, accurate and timely payroll process, with all payment deadlines adhered to.
  • Leading the development/enhancement of payroll and pension systems and reporting, and to identify and implement process enhancements to the monthly payroll cycle.
  • Managing the performance and development of Payroll Team members that report into this role.
  • Providing advice and guidance on payroll and pension matters where required.
  • Auditing changes to staff records and payroll administrators’ calculations for SSP/SMP to ensure compliance.
  • Supporting the Head of Payroll in dealing with internal and external auditors and any other regulatory/audit bodies that are authorised to review the University’s payroll/pension records.
  • Assisting the Head of Payroll with the interface between the payroll system and the main accounting system, ensuring key control accounts are reconciled and any variances between the financial records and underlying payroll data are rectified on a timely basis.

To succeed, you will also need to:

  • Be qualified to degree level or equivalent and/or a holder of a relevant professional qualification and/or clearly evidenced equivalent experience.
  • Have experience of using a wide range of functions in Excel.
  • Be able to manage and develop the Payroll Team

This is a full-time permanent post, but would be considered on a part-time basis or job share. The post is due to start in December 2021/January 2022.

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

Finance Department

Location: Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £26,715 to £30,046 pro rata 22.2 hours per week

 

In this interesting and varied post, you will be responsible for providing support in the delivery of effective, timely and proactive use of Payroll systems and information provision to the Payroll Team, Finance Department and wider university.

 

The role will encompass leading on payroll and pension related projects (both technical and not so), suggesting ways to improve or automate processes and implement developments that will add value, save time or increase data quality. You will also provide back up for the Payroll Systems Help Desk and ensure that related queries and instructions have been actioned in a timely fashion, supporting other members of the team as workloads fluctuate.

 

Acting as the primary recipient of payroll-related reporting data requests, you will take ownership and use a number of reporting tools to provide accurate and timely data to internal and external customers such as our pension providers.  You will also support the systems used within the Payroll Team, often liaising with colleagues in Human Resources and a range of stakeholders both internal, external and lead on payroll information and data being accurate and up to date on the SharePoint site.

 

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Experience of working and prioritising a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle confidential data and information in a sensitive and professional way.
  • Experience of using a wide range of functions in Excel.
  • To work both independently and collaboratively to achieve results.
  • The ability to spot and investigate anomalies in relevant data extracts.
  • An understanding of good project management and multi-stakeholder planning.

 

This is a permanent, part-time post for 22.5 hours a week, hours of attendance are negotiable and will be discussed at interview.

 

For further information about the role and the qualities we are looking for please refer to the job description.

 

https://jobs.brighton.ac.uk/FI5086-20-193

 

Job Reference: FI5086-20-193

 

Closing Date: Thursday 03 September 2020