Salary: £33,000 p/a plus benefits
Senior Payroll Administrator
Derby/Hybrid working
12 Month FTC


A leading construction company within Derby are seeking a Payroll Team Leader to cover maternity for 12 months. The role offers hybrid working and a chance to develop your career further.

Within the role you will be responsible for managing a mix of weekly, bi-weekly and monthly payrolls, you will also process the monthly payroll run for group employees and prepare and submit pension contributions as well as other duties.


  • Be proficient in processing payroll, including various payments, deductions, and tax-related matters.
  • Managing and supervising a team, ensuring efficient payroll operations.
  • Strong knowledge of UK payroll legislation, with experience in adhering to regulations. (IRE knowledge desirable for Ireland)
  • Ideally be familiar with using iTrent for payroll and HR management.


  • IRE Payroll Legislation: Familiarity with Irish payroll legislation is desirable.

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.

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business.

The Payroll & Pension Coordinator will support the Payroll & Pension Officer and the HR Team with a high-quality delivery of Payroll and Pension Administration which will includes; setting up new employees; administering monthly pay claims; calculating and administering monthly payments and deductions, and processing leavers.

From past experience of working in payroll within a professional environment, you will be familiar with standard payroll principles and calculations, have solid knowledge of HMRC tax/RTI notification processes and a good understanding of pension schemes and auto enrolment.

Have excellent attention to detail and numerical skills, and the ability to meet robust deadlines, often under pressure.  There is a requirement to work closely with Managers across the College to ensure accurate and timely completion of the payroll administration so therefore excellent communication skills are also essential.

We are proud to have achieved the Investor in Diversity award. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • One campus facility
  • Subsided nursery fees
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year
  • Additional annual leave available
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Well-being hours
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email [email protected]

Are you looking for a new challenge in accountancy? Willis Cooper is looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to join their team in their office in Belper.

Who we are:
Willis Cooper are a Midlands based independent firm of Chartered Accountants who specialise in working with high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and growing owner-managed businesses.

The Role:
You will be responsible for managing multiple payrolls including processing holiday, sick and maternity pay, calculating overtime, shift payments, pay increases and pension calculations.

You will be also advising on tax and pay laws, analysing and reporting on financial data, creating and maintaining payroll policies and procedures as well as maintaining client relationships.

We use Star payroll so Star payroll software knowledge would be beneficial for this role although training will be provided.

What you’ll need to succeed:
You must have experience of working within an Accountancy firm or Payroll bureau, have the ability to work to strict deadlines and be able to prioritise workloads. You will also have the ability to make decisions and deal with client queries effectively and efficiently. You must have a good knowledge of payroll legislation including Pension Auto enrolment SMP/SSP/Holiday pay and RTI.

What you need to do now:
Do you have experience in payroll? Are you a team player? Can you deliver work to a high standard? Are you competent in all Microsoft office packages, in particular Excel? Are you CIPP qualified (or equivalent)? If so, we would like to hear from you.


Title: Payroll & Pensions Supervisor

Salary: £27,511 – £33,797

Contract type: Permanent , Full-time

Advert Closing Date: 11 July 2021


Join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Payroll & Pensions Supervisor. DMU is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success. Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework, the University is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that was named the first-ever University of the Year for Social Inclusion by The Times Good University Guide. DMU is home to more than 25,000 students and 2,700 staff.



The People and Organisational Development (POD) Directorate supports DMU in attracting, developing and retaining staff, facilitating high standards of organisational performance and providing support to colleagues to ensure a quality student experience. We offer learning and development, support for recruitment and retention, strategic change projects, policies, procedures and guidance on equality, health and wellbeing.



As Payroll & Pensions Supervisor your role will be focused on the day-to-day running and administration of the payroll and pension schemes, ensuring all work is completed in a timely manner, compliant to the relevant legislation and delivered in accordance to strict deadlines as well as implementation and monitoring of payroll processes.


Administration tasks will also be involved such as weekly / monthly quality checking & reconciliation as part of the finalisation of payroll. Assisting with the completion of year end payroll processes (P60’s, P11d’s etc). You will be required to be innovative and have the ability to identify improvements to process & procedure, implementing any necessary changes. The role also entails you to action complex queries and act as a point of escalation.


Ideal Candidate

To be successful in the Payroll & Pensions Supervisor role, you will have end to end payroll experience in a high-volume environment and will have high levels of numerical and analytical skills. An effective communicator, influencer and team player is essential, as is the ability to be hands on and adaptable whenever necessary.


You must demonstrate your experience of overseeing and supporting a small team to ensure the effective and efficient completion of all aspects of the monthly end to end payroll function, ideally using SAP and other business systems, then this would be a desirable role for you.


You will have a recognised payroll qualification or can demonstrate equivalent experience or a proven background in payroll provision (start to finish, manual calculations, and statutory deductions) this would be advantageous. Alongside this, if you have excellent communications skills, strong excel skills and strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a team then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!



You will benefit from access to the Local Government Pension scheme; 22 days annual leave plus concessionary days and Bank Holidays; career progression; employee perks that include up to 8.5 per cent off grocery shopping at Sainsbury’s, Tesco, ASDA, Waitrose and M&S or at least up to 10% off package holidays through travel club; NUS discount card; free and confidential access to the Employee Assistance confidential Helpline who provide support on a range of lifestyle issues; discounted gym membership; free library memberships and the cycle to work scheme.


De Montfort University is committed to providing a working and learning environment that enriches lives, supports individuals to reach their full potential, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. As an educator and shaper of society, the university aims to role model positive behaviours both within the university and to reflect the diversity of the wider community. As such we welcome applications from all potential candidates.


What’s next

If you see yourself in this role, we want to hear from you, click on to the link and submit an application via the DMU Careers Site.

Job Title: Payroll Manager

Location: Trust Central Offices, Lake View Drive, Sherwood Park, Nottingham, NG15 0DT

Grade/Scale: Grade 10 (Points 20-23) Actual Salary £28,682 to £31,832

Start date: ASAP

Contract: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year


Esteem Multi-Academy Trust currently comprises of eleven academies throughout Derbyshire, Derby City, and east Staffordshire.


This key role offers a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the vision of Esteem MAT.  Esteem is currently in the process of transferring our payroll and HR systems in house with PS People (IRIS/Jane Systems).  The HR system will launch in November 2021 with Payroll following in April 2022.  Leading our payroll service, the post holder will manage the co-ordination and consistent operation of all the payroll needs and requirements across the Trust and will identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective payroll solutions for all aspects of the organisation.


The Trust Payroll Manager will report directly to the Head of HR and line mange a Payroll Assistant.  They will need excellent communication and organisational skills and a friendly and approachable manner, as they will be dealing with colleagues in our academies across the MAT.


The successful candidate will have a relevant Payroll qualification and a high level of experience and skills, including a strong understanding of maintaining payroll systems and solving payroll problems.  They will preferably have experience of working in an educational setting, however, this is not essential, and we welcome applicants with experience outside of the education sector.


Benefits include: LGPS Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (30 days after 5 years’ service), Westfield Health membership and free parking.


For further information, please contact Maxine Day, Head of HR on 01623 859886, [email protected] or visit our website at Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.


Closing date for applications: 25 June 2021 (12:00pm)

Interview date: 05 July 2021


Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students.    We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


CEN Trust Payroll Manager Candidate Information Pack Jun 21

Job title HR Payroll Services Officer
Grade EO
Location Nottingham
Directorate Human Resources


Role purpose


As a HR Payroll Services Officer, you will work closely with Payroll Services Manager to support day-to-day management of third-party payroll provider, undertaking the transactional and administrative tasks, meeting all business, statutory and third-party obligations. Act as an escalation point for payroll enquiries/issues by various internal stakeholders.


You will collaborate with stakeholders in implementing pay revisions, pension interface procedures and provide administrative support for payroll related software integration projects aimed at improving payroll effectiveness.



Main duties


·  Monitor and maintain effective controls over the quality of outsourced managed payroll service, ensuring HMLR continually meets its obligations to stakeholders, staff and third-parties and that supplier is meeting or exceeding SLA

· Support to manage supplier’s performance to the agreed standards

· Leverage best value for money from supplier’s managed service, identify continuous improvements and efficiencies within pay related business processes operated by HR and supplier

· Assist with completion of monthly pay overs to HMRC, CS Pensions and third-party pension reconciliation and record keeping. Liaise with outsourced payroll to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner

· Carry out monthly checks on HMRC online account to monitor accuracy on payroll submissions and resolve discrepancies within each pay cycle

· Undertake payroll level reconciliation to third party pay overs, statutory orders and staff benefits.

· Develop an in-depth understanding of how HR Cloud system handovers data to payroll systems through an interface, business rules and workflows and their inter-dependency on staff payments

· Maintain payroll documentation, guidance and training materials

· Communicate and collaborate effectively with other members of the HR teams in various disciplines such as HR Systems, HR Support Desk, HR Managers Advisory service, HR Business Partners, HR MI and other senior members within HR teams

· Create & maintain issues log, monitor supplier performance, participate in review meetings, notes taking and escalate matters as appropriate to Payroll Services Manager

· Work as part of the team and contribute to achieving agreed service levels and work on a variety of HR projects and tasks as and when required

Success Profile


Technical skills and qualifications:


· Experience of handling payroll in a HR/customer service environment

· Ability to use Excel to at least an Intermediate level and proficiency on other MS Office tools

· Level 2 qualification or equivalent




· Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) or relevant payroll qualification


· Advanced level Excel






· Numerical Reasoning: the ability to critically evaluate numerical information, understand patterns and trends in data, and the ability to make sensible conclusions or judgements


· Verbal Reasoning – the ability to think about something in a logical way, in order to form a conclusion or judgement, based on written information and/or verbal conversations in both formal and informal work-related meetings




· Using facts and current status/circumstance, ability to reach conclusion or judgement swiftly and recommend potential solutions at pace





· Experience of operating the payroll system on a major HR/Payroll software system either integrated or non-integrated systems

· Knowledge of how payroll system and HR Cloud systems are integrated

· Can describe payroll processes and pay rules in a way staff and various end-users would understand

· Experience of tracking and resolving payroll issues in a methodical/systematic way

· Competent in analysing information and applying critical thinking to determine suitable solutions

· Competent experienced user of the range of IT tools relevant to the job such as Microsoft

· Ability to communicate clearly and maintain clear and effective documentation

· Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for own development



· Use of a customer management system

· Ability to use large scale IT system configuration tools

· Knowledge of HR processes and policies

· Visual representation of data and supporting narratives

· Ability to develop sound knowledge of how Payroll system and HR Cloud systems are integrated

· Ability to describe payroll processes and pay rules in a way a staff and various end-users would understand

· Experience of writing user guides, instructions and documentation

· Knowledge of Fusion Oracle HR systems





·  Changing and Improving

· Managing a Quality Service

· Delivering at Pace

· Working together

· Communicating & Influencing


Resource management


Staff: The role requires a line management responsibility for one individual who is currently a part timer.


Budget: Responsible for own resources.



Working arrangements



Full Time / Part Time


Number of hours if not full time:

Minimum of 30 hours per week over 5 days


Contract Type:

This is a temporary fixed term role for 18 months. If you are considering joining us from another Civil Service department an 18-month loan would be considered.


Additional requirements


The role may involve occasional travel to supplier sites, other government departments (OGDs) and other HM Land Registry offices. It could involve occasional unsocial hours working evenings or weekends to maintain service levels when called for during system upgrades or emergency repairs.


As a result of Covid-19 pandemic, as a temporary arrangement the role holder is required to work remotely from home for vast majority of the contractual time using relevant IT kit which would be issued on joining the service.

Senior Payroll Officer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS FT

The closing date is 09 May 2021

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen in the Payroll Department for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Payroll Officer, working a long side a team of 18 exceptional Payroll staff.

The Pay & Pensions Department provides the in house Payroll and Pension facility for over 12000 members of staff. We produce around 120,204 payslips per annum. This includes both weekly and monthly payrolls.

Our aim is to ensure all staff are paid correctly and deadlines are met and that information provide to employees and customer service is to the highest standards.

You will be required to action information and data provided by the Trust in electronic and manual form and in accordance with the Trust policies and procedures to ensure the provision of payment of salaries is accurate and that deadlines are achieved.


Main duties of the job

As a Senior Payroll Officer in the team, you will be responsible along with other Pay Clerks for a section of payroll and the day to day processing, inputting and calculation associated with providing an excellent payroll service. You will be required to ensure we comply with NHS National terms and conditions of service, Medical & Dental and the local Trust terms and conditions of employment. You will also be required to perform standard office/clerical duties on a daily basis including data input on a bespoke Payroll/HR system called ESR and Allocate E-Rostering System.

You will be expect to have a good working knowledge of payroll, including, PAYE, NI, SSP, SMP, there will also be on the job training available with support from colleagues. An online e-training course is available for the Payroll System ESR as well as offsite training days if appropriate.


About us

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Previous payroll experience is essential – applicants who do not have the necessary experience need not apply.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 9 May 2021

Interview date: 21 May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Administrator to become part of the Payroll & Finance Team. You will work as part of the team to ensure ownership of work for your allocated departments. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of working with computerised payroll systems including administration and inputting of payroll data to a high level of accuracy . You will be educated to GCSE or equivalent level including Grade A-C in Maths and English. A professional payroll qualification is desirable.


Previous experience within NHS/Healthcare environment would be advantageous but is not essential.


To be successful in this role you will need to be a self-motivated individual who is highly numerate, process orientated and used to working to deadlines in a fast paced environment.


You will also possess excellent communication and customer service skills and experience of working in confidential environment in line with GDPR.


In return, we can offer:

  • NHS Pension Scheme membership
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Westfield Health benefit
  • Career opportunities
  • Training & Development

There is no better time to join us, as we are currently expanding our services and growing our team.

We are looking for an experienced individual to join us as a Payroll Team Leader who can bring significant prior payroll experience to hit the ground running and join our strong team of 18 exceptional payroll staff.

The Pay & Pensions Department provides the in house Payroll and Pension facility for over 13,000 members of staff. We produce around 120,204 payslips per annum, including both weekly and monthly payrolls.

We are looking for a knowledgeable individual who has a great mind for numbers, excellent analytical skills and has previous supervisor experience to manage team members and delegate workloads

As a Payroll Team Leader, you will be responsible along with three other Payroll Team Leaders for the day to day management of the Pay Team, processing a number of monthly and weekly payrolls, manipulating and uploading data from Excel on to our ESR systems.

Your remit will include producing pre, post and ad hoc payroll reports as well as assisting with balancing and reconciliations of payroll. You should have a pleasant telephone manner and be able to deal with difficult calls if necessary.

You will be people focused, have good organisational and time management skills to co-ordinate incoming work and assisting the Pay Team in order to ensure deadlines are met.

The payroll system used is a dedicated NHS system; Electronic Staff Record (ESR) this is an Oracle based system, which would make any experience of Oracle or ESR use a distinct advantage. We also process a number of smaller payrolls using SAGE.

However experience with these specific systems is not essential and we welcome experience of using any other payroll system.

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week.

Key Requirements

  • A high level of payroll knowledge, previous payroll experience and experience of using a payroll system is essential
  • A good understanding of statutory legislation together with a sound knowledge of IT is essential.
  • Academic qualification to GCSE standards with good passes in Mathematics and English
  • You should ideally be able to use Word, Excel and Outlook

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications: 3 March 2021

Interview date: 17 March 2021

Due to COVID-19 and the Governments guidance on social distancing your interview may be carried out via Microsoft Teams. If this is the case you will be notified in advance so that if you don’t have the app you can download it either on to your phone or computer/laptop. The download is free of charge. Where your interview is face to face, the Trust will ensure social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask on all UHDB premises; this includes Covid-19 secure areas. If you have Covid-19 related symptoms or you have been instructed to self-isolate by track and trace and have been invited for a face to face interview please request a Microsoft Teams interview.

We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them!

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll Officer to join its busy Payroll department based at Scunthorpe General Hospital.

The Payroll team provides a full range of pay related services and advice to employees of the Trust.

Delivering a service to approximately 7,000 employees, you will work as part of a busy team and will be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills to ensure effective service delivery.

Responsible for processing all timesheet, expense, sickness and absence information and assessing for accuracy, whilst ensuring all information is dealt with in a timely manner and processed in line with tight deadlines.

You will also be responsible for ensuring all incoming and outgoing post is dealt with appropriately, whilst also managing electronic submissions of information into the department.

You will be first line support to employees and customers calling the department, therefore, candidates must have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate delivery of effective Customer Service.

The ideal candidate must have current knowledge and experience of working within a Payroll and Pensions department, including up to date knowledge of payroll legislation e.g. PAYE, N.I. SSP, SMP etc. and ideally have worked within an NHS Payroll department.