Who are we?

We are Juniper Education, the leading provider of world-class pupil tracking software, training and professional services to more than 10,000 primary and secondary schools. We aim to enhance the effectiveness of schools and outcomes for learners.

Our award-winning services are proven to help with everything from pupil performance tracking to school finance budgeting, payroll, teacher training, education HR issues and school visits planning.

What’s the job?

We are looking for a Payroll Assistant to provide an efficient payroll bureau and pension administration service for a client-base of schools, ensuring staff are paid accurately and on a timely basis, schools receive monthly reporting and all monthly/year-end returns completed in accordance with HMRC and Pension schemes guidance.

 

Who are you?

You will have a strong understand of PAYE, NIC and Statutory Payments. You will be able to process payroll documentation from client schools to ensure accurate payroll records are established and maintained. You will undertake the role of client account manager and be the first point of contact for School Bursars and Business Managers.

 

Other key responsibilities include:

  • To assist in updating and managing the Payroll Bureau database to ensure staff are paid accurately and on a timely basis.
  • To assist in preparing the monthly data file of payment transactions in readiness for transmitting to BACS.
  • To assist in producing monthly pre-payroll reports, monthly payroll reports, YTD payroll reports and monthly payslips and ensure all are delivered safely and securely to the clients.
  • To liaise with external agencies and organisations e.g. Teacher Pensions, HMRC, Local Government Pension provider, Childcare Voucher Scheme providers etc.
  • To assist in updating and maintaining the Payroll Bureau software ensuring that all enhancements are updated on a timely basis.
  • To assist in ensuring that all Monthly RTI Submissions and Year-End returns are completed for client schools in accordance with HMRC timescales and guidelines.
  • To resolve all client payroll queries within agreed service standards.
  • To identify and attend suitable training and development opportunities to maintain an up to date working knowledge of payroll and pension administration, systems and procedures.
  • Auto enrolment, re-enrolment and pension opt in / out processing
  • To run the MDC extract, upload, investigate and resolve any queries.
  • Complete LG returns, for starters/leavers/changes/estimates/retirements on a monthly basis, i-connect returns.
  • During the prepay calculation stage run and check the Pension Report and Calculation Logs.
  • Reconcile all TP monthly calculations for each client and upload completed TP returns each month.
  • Investigate and resolve all general pension queries on a timely basis.
  • Produce the End of Year LG Pension Report each year to deadline.
  • Reconcile the monthly TP information for each school in readiness for End of Year Certificates and ensure any discrepancies are resolved in-year.
  • Produce the TP EOYC summaries for Academies annually during April – June.
  • Resolve all TP EOYC queries from Accountants/Academies/LA during May – September.
  • Provide an administration service to other pension schemes if required.
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as are reasonably requested by the Line Manager.

 

Experience and Skills?

  • Minimum of 2 years payroll experience with a strong understanding of PAYE, NIC and Statutory Payments
  • Start to end experience of payroll journey
  • Customer focused
  • Team player
  • CIPP qualification desirable
  • Education payroll experience desirable
  • Excellent Excel experience

 

 

If you would like to apply please forward your CV to Georgia.thomas@junipereduction.org

Who are we?

We are Juniper Education, the leading provider of world-class pupil tracking software, training and professional services to more than 10,000 primary and secondary schools. We aim to enhance the effectiveness of schools and outcomes for learners.

Our award-winning services are proven to help with everything from pupil performance tracking to school finance budgeting, payroll, teacher training, education HR issues and school visits planning.

What’s the job?

We are looking for a Pensions Administrator to provide efficient Teacher (TP) & Local Government, (LG) pension, NEST and other pension scheme administration to support the payroll bureau service for a client-base of schools ensuring that all returns, reconciliations and queries are completed and resolved in a timely and accurate basis, in accordance with Pension Scheme guidance.

 

Who are you?

You will have a strong understand of Pensions including auto and re-enrolment. You will be able to identify and attend suitable training and development opportunities to maintain an up to date working knowledge of payroll and pensions systems and procedures. You will be able to investigate and resolve pension queries on a timely basis and be able to complete LG returns for starters, leavers, changes and retirements on a monthly basis.

 

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Auto enrolment, re-enrolment and pension opt in / out processing
  • To run the MDC extract, upload, investigate and resolve any queries.
  • During the prepay calculation stage run and check the Pension Report and Calculation Logs.
  • Reconcile all TP monthly calculations for each client.
  • Upload completed TP returns each month.
  • Produce the End of Year LG Pension Report each year to deadline.
  • Reconcile the monthly TP information for each school in readiness for End of Year Certificates and ensure any discrepancies are resolved in-year.
  • Produce the TP EOYC summaries for Academies annually during April – June.
  • Resolve all TP EOYC queries from Accountants/Academies/LA during May – September.
  • Provide an administration service to other pension schemes if required.
  • To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as are reasonably requested by the Line Manager.

 

Experience and Skills?

  • Minimum of 2 years pensions experience with a strong understanding of pensions including auto and re-enrolment
  • Start to end experience of payroll journey
  • Customer focused
  • Team player
  • Pension qualification desirable
  • Education pensions experience desirable
  • Excellent Excel knowledge

 

 

If you would like to apply please forward your CV to Georgia.thomas@junipereducation.org

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.

The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.

Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.

 


Substantive Contract

Band 4

Start Date – January 2021

Due to recent promotions, an exciting substantive position has become available within our client payroll team providing payroll functions to Devon Partnership Trust. You will be part of a small team providing both weekly and monthly pay services. Previous ESR knowledge and Payroll experience is essential, however the right candidate will be trained in the use of Electronic Staff Record (ESR) functions, HMRC regulations, NHS Terms and Conditions of Service, and NHS Pensions legislation.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are:
Honesty, Openness & Integrity
Fairness
Inclusion & Collaboration
Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and ‘At Risk’ status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

This role sits within the Finance Department and is responsible for the delivery of Payroll and Pension services to the organisation. The team provides support to over 3500 employees and managers along with a large team of bank staff. Our main aim is to deliver a “Customer Service Excellence” to ensure all our customers receive a worry free payroll service

As a very experienced Payroll Technician, you will be working as part of a busy team providing advanced administrative support to all Sirona employees. The role is supporting both monthly and weekly employees, assisting them with enquiries and communications by phone, email and in person.
The post holder will be allocated their own individual group of approximately 450 employees and working independently under limited supervision will be responsible for all processes relating to their employment. They will be responsible for the start to finish of their payroll cycle whilst with Sirona. The post holder is also required to be a visible positive role model throughout Sirona and to always be striving to ensure we provide the best service possible

Based within the Payroll Department initially at Kingswood Civic Centre and subject to review, to work 37.5 hours (over 5 days a week). This role will be permanent. The core hours of the department are 9am to 5pm but we do offer some flexibility if required.

Are you good with numbers? Do you pride yourself on getting the job done right first time? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop a career in a vibrant, evolving NHS payroll service?

If you have answered yes to these questions or have a particular interest in, or would like to learn more about the NHS and Payroll then you could be the candidate we are looking for.

The AWP Payroll Department is looking for a Payroll Officer to join their busy, fast-paced team serving over 4500 employees each month across the South West.

You must be willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, have excellent communication, numeracy and computer skills. You must be organized and conscientious with an ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines.

Knowledge of NHS Terms and Conditions will be an advantage as well as previous payroll experience, but full training will be provided.

We offer a competitive salary along with a wide range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, a career average pension scheme, discounts and leisure benefits.

Apply today to join our supportive and friendly team to ensure that our colleagues; who provide our service users with high quality care; are paid accurately and on time.

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via the NHS Jobs website or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your NHS Jobs and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.


About Us

North Bristol NHS Trust

Our large and modern hospital has just under 1,000 beds and employs more than 8,000 staff. Each year we see almost 100,000 A&E attendances , perform close to 40,000 operations and conduct more than 500,000 outpatient appointments. We are a regional centre for Trauma and other specialities and host Severn Pathology Network. Our Genomics Laboratory Hub will be at the centre of developing the new Genomics Medicine Service across the South West of England. Our most recent CQC inspection rated the hospital as Good overall and Outstanding for the well led domain.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit experienced, professional and motivated Head of Payroll. The post holder will lead the day to day operation of the Payroll team ensuring all National, Local and Statutory requirements and returns are met for prompt and accurate payment of salaries, wages, expenses and pensions to Trust staff and other NHS customers.

The post holder will need to be adept at managing both their own and their team’s priorities, and flexible in their approach. The post holder will be responsible for managing the payroll function through a period of significant organisational change managing improvements as required and providing assurance of the quality of outputs.

The post holder will also be responsible for reviewing, designing and implementing policies, procedures, systems and controls both within the team and Trust-wide to ensure that the Trust receives high quality a high quality payroll service.

The post holder will also be expected to use high level technical, analytical, presentational, interpersonal and negotiating skills to develop excellent working relationships with a range of internal and external senior managers across the organisation.

About you

To succeed in this role at NBT you will:

Be a CIPP qualified payroll manager with substantial experience in a medium to large and complex organisation.

Have excellent leadership skills and experience of leading change.

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Simon Davies

Job title: Head of Financial Services

Email address: simon.davies@nbt.nhs.uk


The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity – Job Share Applications are welcomed.

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!


This role sits within the Finance Department and is responsible for the delivery of Payroll and Pension services to the organisation. The team provides support to over 3500 employees and managers along with a large team of bank staff. Our main aim is to deliver a “Customer Service Excellence” to ensure all our customers receive a worry free payroll service

As a very experienced Payroll Technician, you will be working as part of a busy team providing advanced administrative support to all Sirona employees. The role is supporting both monthly and weekly employees, assisting them with enquiries and communications by phone, email and in person.
The post holder will be allocated their own individual group of approximately 450 employees and working independently under limited supervision will be responsible for all processes relating to their employment. They will be responsible for the start to finish of their payroll cycle whilst with Sirona. The post holder is also required to be a visible positive role model throughout Sirona and to always be striving to ensure we provide the best service possible

Based within the Payroll Department initially at Kingswood Civic Centre and subject to review, to work 37.5 hours (over 5 days a week). This role will be permanent. The core hours of the department are 9am to 5pm but we do offer some flexibility if required.


For general recruitment enquiries please email sirona.recruitment@nhs.net or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

Payroll Administrator

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Payroll Officer/ Payroll Services Advisor to join the Payroll Department to support our payroll shared services for clients across the South West, processing circa.11,500 employees. As a Payroll Administrator you would support the Payroll Officers in delivering both weekly and monthly payrolls to a number of clients.


You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as ‘whole’ individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive a high volume of applications. Please apply promptly
  • Please read the job description and tailor your application to reflect the role
  • Correspondence will be via NHS Jobs, text and email. Please check your email and NHS Jobs account regularly
  • Applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
  • If you have not received an invitation to assessment within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
  • It is your responsibility to assist us in the timely receipt of appropriate references

The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.

Payroll Officer

An opportunity for a motivated individual to join the Payroll Department has arisen on a permanent basis. We provide payroll services to a number of Trusts across the South West. As a Payroll Officer in the team, you will be accountable for the preparation and control of pay accounts for the Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.


You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as ‘whole’ individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive a high volume of applications. Please apply promptly
  • Please read the job description and tailor your application to reflect the role
  • Correspondence will be via NHS Jobs, text and email. Please check your email and NHS Jobs account regularly
  • Applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
  • If you have not received an invitation to assessment within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
  • It is your responsibility to assist us in the timely receipt of appropriate references

The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.

Payroll Team Leader

Full Time

Permanent

£25,217 to £30,046

The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading research Universities and among the top 75 Universities in the world.  The University is a place of transformation; our ambition is to change the world for the better through education and research, innovation and enterprise.

The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Payroll Team Leader to join our Payroll and Pensions section based on our Highfield campus. Main duties of the role include:

  • Lead the Payroll team with the day-to-day duties to ensure an accurate and timely provision of a responsive, professional and customer focused payroll service to the University of Southampton.
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of UK payroll legislation to provide payroll advice and support to the University, its workers and pensioners.
  •  Provide positive leadership of the payroll team staff including monitoring performance, one-to-one meetings, and annual appraisals.
  • Supporting the Manager of Payroll with month end and annual payroll duties.

Ideal candidates will have experience of leading a payroll team, processing a high volume monthly payroll and working within a large organisation.

As well as a generous benefits package, the University also offers staff discounted access to on campus sports, arts and culture facilities, and a wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1284420RR on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.