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.
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.
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.