One of the UK’s leading professional services business are seeking to hire a Client Payroll Specialist to join their UK payroll services group.

 

Working in a large team the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for preparing payrolls on a multi-frequency basis, calculation of statutory adjustments, making BACS payments and completing RTI submissions. You will be working with an interesting variety of clients from the world of sport, the arts, property development and public relations.

 

Applicants must have previously worked in either a payroll bureau or practice environment with good payroll skills.

 

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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 & Reward 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.

This role has a starting salary of £34,356 per annum, based on a 36-hour working week.

We are looking to recruit a Specialist Payroll Officer to join our Payroll Team in our HR Operations Service within People and Change. The team is based in Weybridge, and we believe in making a difference through our commitment to efficiency, excellence, and exceptional customer service.

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 26 days’ holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
  • An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
  • Up to 5 days of carer’s leave per year
  • Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
  • A generous local government salary related pension
  • Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
  • 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
  • Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources

About the Role

As a Specialist Payroll Officer, you’ll be at the forefront of addressing complex payroll scenarios, playing a crucial role in enhancing overall efficiency. Your responsibilities will include collaborating with stakeholders to resolve intricate payroll issues, offering expert guidance to ensure compliance with the latest payroll laws, regulations, and taxation. Conducting audits and reconciliations to verify accuracy, you’ll contribute to maintaining high standards. Providing prompt and professional guidance for complex payroll-related inquiries, your commitment to exceptional customer service will foster positive experiences. Collaborating with leadership and relevant departments, you’ll implement enhancements to drive efficiency and accuracy. Join us in identifying and sharing best practices, making a lasting impact on maximum efficiency and continuous process improvements.

We’re looking for someone with a positive outlook, excellent customer service skills, accountability, collaboration, and a commitment to learning and achieving potential. Your expertise will be the key to our success in delivering and improving our payroll operations!

Shortlisting Criteria

So, if you’re ready to be the hero of our helpdesk team, bringing your passion and expertise to drive us forward, we would really love to hear from you. To apply, alongside your CV, you will be asked to answer the following questions and share some specific examples that help evidence your skills and experience:

  • Payroll Expertise: Can you provide examples of your experience in handling complex payroll scenarios, including your approach to resolving intricate payroll issues and ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and taxation?
  • Customer Service Expertise: Share instances from your customer service experience that would contribute to your success in delivering exceptional customer service as a Specialist Payroll Officer.
  • Communication: Share instances where your communication efforts built strong internal and external relationships.
  • Motivations for Applying: What motivates you to apply for this Specialist Payroll Officer position?

Please contact us for any questions relating to the role. This could be to discuss flexible working requests, transferable skills or any barriers to employment.

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 18/02/2024 with interviews to follow.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:

  • The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
  • The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form

Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

Up to £34,356 per annum:

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL:
We are looking to recruit a Specialist Payroll Officer to join our Payroll Team in our HR Operations Service.
Weybridge

We are looking for an experienced Administrator to join our People team as a People Administrator. We are looking for someone who is passionate about all things people and HR, who loves trouble shooting, resolving queries and working with spreadsheets and data.

You will mainly be responsible for managing the end-to-end payroll, Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and Expenses processes and ensuring that all payroll forms are actioned and submitted by the payroll deadlines. You will also be responsible for ESR / E-expenses administration and collating workforce data.

In return not only will you be joining an exciting and growing organisation, you will be offered a great package consisting of a generous annual leave entitlement, access to the NHS pension scheme, a range of personal and career development options, wellbeing initiatives and flexible working opportunities.

This role is a hybrid role so you must be able to travel into the office at least one day each week. Flexible working options will be considered. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves processes and spreadsheets, secondments are also welcome.

Please apply by copying your CV and providing a supporting statement on how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for running all workforce data related reports, collating and manipulating data and inputting this into the various people related reports and systems.

You will have strong administration, teamworking and communication skills and the ability to keep motivated while managing a repetitive pay process. Experience within HR data administration would be advantageous.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to self-motivate and use all areas of Microsoft Office to a high standard.

If you think you have the skills, experience, and a can-do attitude then we would love to hear from you.

About us

Do you want to be part of an organisation that is committed to providing first rate care and services to its local community?

First Community is a CQC rated Good staff owned social enterprise, which delivers NHS community services to residents across east Surrey and in parts of West Sussex.

First Community is a great place to work, everyone here has a voice and is supported to develop their career to its full potential. We offer all our staff: NHS terms and conditions, high quality training and development opportunities, flexible working to enable a good work life balance, an inclusive and friendly work environment, an NHS pension, flexible retirement options and employee benefits including a car salary sacrifice scheme.

First Community values diversity and inclusion and is committed to the recruitment and retention of under-represented minority groups. We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.

Sustainability is integral to First Community achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Payroll & Admin Assistant within our busy Finance Department, this is a new role within the team and requires excellent communication skill and friendly manner, as well as a high attention to detail.

The post holder will be a motivated individual, joining a friendly forward thinking department. This is a crucial role within the company and you will be well supported by the Finance Manager and the wider team. This role also works closely with our HR department so being able to build good working relationships is key.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the finance team within Dorking Healthcare Ltd , you will be responsible for processing the pay, pension and submission of the ARRS reclaim for circa 250 staff members. You will also be responsible for supporting the Finance Manager with general administrative duties. Distributions of pay related documents such as pay slips, P45 and P60s.Maintaining the payroll software, data inputting of time sheets, making pay adjustments.

About us

DHC is a GP Federation, representing 105,000 patients providing a wide range of quality healthcare services including elective care, Talking Therapies, community healthcare and primary care across Surrey, We are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we are an accredited AQP (Any Qualified Provider).

DHC is working at the centre of the local health system to evolve and deliver integrated care and that requires strong partnerships with many organisations. In all of our services, we aim to put the patient at the centre of their care, make sure our services are easy to access by local patients and reduce waiting times for patients. GP practices have been brought together into Primary Care Networks (or PCNs) to offer services in the local community. The PCNs are critical to the changing NHS and are the focal point of all locally developed planning and service delivery.

Benefits

In return DHC offers staff the following benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Become part of a friendly, professional team
  • We provide opportunities for training and development
  • We offer membership of the NHS Pension scheme and minimum of 27 days annual leave (plus Bank holidays)

Some of our sites have free on-site parking (subject to availability)

DHC actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all

Job description

Job responsibilities

Dorking Healthcare provides high-quality NHS healthcare and is dedicated to supporting the local community. The main aim for this role is to assist the Finance Manager in the managing, processing and recording of the company’s payroll and associated functions. You will be a member of a friendly, supportive and forward thinking team, working autonomously within established procedures and ensuring accurate payment of wages within set deadlines.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Studied to a minimum standard of GCSE (Grade A-C) or equivalent, in English and Maths.

Desirable

  • Payroll Diploma

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience working with a pay and pension environment, In-depth knowledge of input to HR and Payroll systems.
  • Experience of MS office word and excel

Desirable

  • Experience of using Access and PowerPoint

Skills and Aptitudes

Essential

  • A good eye for detail and for maintaining accuracy in Payroll records
  • Organised, good time management skills
  • Initiative and a self-starter, able to organise own workload and prioritise tasks with minimum supervision required
  • Able to cope with a busy workload
  • Positive approach, calm under pressure
  • Ability to form and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, contractors, suppliers etc.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a small team
  • Ability to proficiently use Office and finance software packages including Excel spreadsheets, Word, and internet systems including E-mail.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times

Desirable

  • Working knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll (or ability to learn and develop skills)

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Efficient and meticulous approach to undertaking tasks
  • Willing and able to travel to different DHC sites and to attend meetings, training events etc

Desirable

  • Car driver with current UK, clean driving licence

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

22.5 hours worked flexibly over three or four days per week

Salary £21,869 per annum (WTE £35,963 based on 37 hours a week)

Farnham, Surrey

Phyllis Tuckwell are seeking a pro-active and organised Payroll Officer to be part of the HR team. The successful candidate will manage and deliver a professional payroll service, ensuring staff are paid on time and in accordance with their contract of employment, organisational policies, statutory requirements and financial regulations. The role will also include both NHS and Group Personal Pension Scheme administration and co-ordination.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of managing and processing payroll
  • A full and comprehensive knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Experience of SAGE payroll system (or similar)
  • Experience of working with timesheets and varying shift patterns
  • Awareness of and ideally experience of auto enrolment and Pension Administration
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • High levels of accuracy and detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisation & time management skills
  • Good IT Skills including Microsoft Office

In return we offer:

  • Hybrid working offered once trained
  • 6 weeks paid holiday and public holidays (pro rata)
  • Continuation of NHS Pension for current members orGroup Personal Pension Plan (matched contributions up to 7.5%)
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card discount scheme and Staff Benefit Scheme
  • Free onsite parking, tea and coffee
  • Excellent education and development opportunities
  • Working as part of a friendly HR Team

Further information can be obtained from Jaci Curtis-Donnelly, Director of People, or Sophie James, Head of HR on 01252 729400 or by emailing [email protected]

If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact HR on 01252 729408 or email [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Sunday 22nd October 2023

Interviews will be held: Thursday 26th October2023

The post is subject to a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Phyllis Tuckwell is an Equal Opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive culture and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

NO MEDIA OR AGENCIES

Title: Senior Payroll Administrator
Salary: Up to £35,000 p/a
Location: Surrey

JGA have partnered up with a leading accountancy practice firm who are seeking a Senior/Payroll Administrator to join their growing team in Surrey.

Within the role you will be responsible for processing end to end client payrolls on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis. You will also process the pensions, including auto-enrolment. Maintain strong client relationships, and deal with all payroll related queries, manage PAYE schemes with HMRC and update client and employee changes as well as assisting with other ad-hoc duties when required.

Requirements:

  • Must have experience processing client payrolls.
  • Ideally CIPP qualified.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Experience with using IRIS, STAR or PayCircle (desired)
  • Strong communication and organisation skills.

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 are also committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are a specialist Payroll and HR recruitment agency and recruitment business 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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Manager to join our busy and expanding team.

The post holder will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Payroll and Pensions Team handling the changes for 5100+ monthly paid staff. Your role will ensure the timely and accurate completion of all payments whilst ensuring excellent customer service is maintained at all times.

Main duties of the job

Your role will involve working with the Payroll and Pension Managers to assist the Teams in providing a high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective service.

You will also provide coaching and development support to ensure we optimise performance levels across the team.

The Ideal candidate should be educated to degree level or with equivalent work experience which includes previous experience working in a payroll environment at a management/senior level and have good knowledge and experience of ESR payroll processes.

For more information regarding this role please contact Jason Saridis Deputy Director of HR at [email protected]

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Take responsibility for the operational and staff management of the Payroll Team, handling the changes for 5100 monthly paid staff. Work with the Deputy Director of HR to develop the Payroll & Pensions Team to provide a high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective administration service for the Trust. Ensure procedures and controls are in place to enable provision of an accurate payroll service that meets the required deadlines.

Organise and prioritise own workload ensuring strict deadlines are adhered to, be responsible for a section of monthly payroll records and process these on a day to day basis and ensure the timely and accurate payment of salaries. Ensure all payments are made in line with both local and national policy and within the strict payroll processing deadlines that exist.

To interpret national pay related guidance and provide payroll advice to staff across the organisation.

Job Summary

Technical Management

Manage highly complex payroll issues including investigating and advising on conflicting and highly complex enquiries arising from changes to NHS Pay Terms and Conditions, the NHS Pension Scheme, EU and UK Legislation and other structural changes to RSCH pay structures. Provide reports to the Deputy Director of HR, Head of Finance and Head of Human Resources on such issues. Plan projects across the department and the Trust, e.g. pensions, payslip distribution, positive reporting, and electronic data which contribute to the medium term strategy for payroll services in the Trust.

Systems Management

Maintain and develop an integrated Payroll/HR system which requires advanced, in-depth IT skills. Update system for pay awards, employee annual increments and changes to employee deductions.

Managing Compliance

Ensure compliance with all Statutory Payroll Regulations and NHS Pay Terms and Conditions along with the NHS Pension Scheme. To undertake the investigation and analysis of highly complex fraud, equal pay and pensions related problems.

Reconciliation Support

Be responsible for highly complex monthly payroll reconciliations where there is no precedent, ensuring the Trusts Financial Accountant is given all reports within statutory timeframes to avoid penalty payments being applied, i.e. the monthly payment of Tax, National Insurance and Pension contributions.

Staff Management

Take responsibility for the operational and staff management of the Payroll Team including training, recruitment, reviewing and setting objectives and motivating staff ensuring a competent and committed team capable of providing a customer focused service. Work with the Payroll Team Leader to develop the Payroll Team to provide a high quality, comprehensive and cost-effective payroll service for the Trust and any organisation it completes a payroll function for. Ensure procedures and controls are in place to enable provision of an accurate payroll that meets the required deadline.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Education to degree level or equivalent by experience + masters level qualification in subject relevant to Payroll or in depth IT use or equivalent by experience + 5 years experience at a senior level.
  • EDCL qualified (European Computer Driving Licence) or equivalent.

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive in-depth experience working in a payroll department covering all aspects of payroll handling complex and contentious issues.
  • Significant experience of managing a team in a similar multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Previous experience of implementing and maintaining an integrated payroll/HR system.
  • Extensive knowledge and subject matter expert concerning payroll processes with ESR.
  • Extensive, expert knowledge of Tax, National Insurance and all statutory payroll payments and deductions.

Desirable

  • Experience and knowledge of NHS pension rules and regulations

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Payroll Officer – Band 4/5 depending on experience

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Payroll department for a Payroll Officer to join our team. We are looking for either a qualified payroll professional or someone who would like the opportunity to progress to a Band 5 position following the successful completion of a certified payroll qualification.

 

Main duties of the job

We are a friendly, hardworking and committed team with a strong focus on supporting career development and ensuring staff feel valued and engaged. Successful applicants should have previous Payroll experience and be able to work within a fast paced, busy environment, able to manage conflicting priorities and be a forward thinking individual. For further details please refer to the attached job description and person specification, as any short-listed applicants will be selected and interviewed against these criteria.

 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Abi Wise, Head of Payroll, on [email protected] or telephone 01483 571122 ext. 6472.

Please note, the role may close earlier than advertised.

 

About us

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

 

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work as part of a team ensuring accurate payrolls are produced according to defined deadlines, adhering to Statutory/NHS Terms and Conditions, requiring extensive knowledge and interpretation in all these areas along with the Trusts computer system.

You will also be responsible for daily maintenance and regular updating, querying and production of reports from the ESR HR/Payroll integrated system.

Completing complex calculations, responding to enquiries and provide information and advice when required.

Manging own workload in an effective and timely manner, demonstrate efficient organisation and ensure the smooth effective operation of the office.

Working within a team, providing organisational support to all staff, undertake regular training, keeping updated with all statutory regulations and NHS directives regarding pay.

 

Providing a considerate, customer focussed service in all dealings with managers and with staff throughout the hospital.

Please refer to the job description in the supporting information for full details of the role.

 

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years working within a multi disciplinary
  • payroll Department
  • Experience of using a computerised integrated HR/Payroll system and be able to contribute to development and system improvements
  • Good working knowledge and Tax, National Insurance, Statutory Sick Pay and all relevant legislation
  • Experience in the use of internal and external computer
  • Systems as a method of communication or reference
  • Input financial/personal information accurately and
  • timely onto the Payroll Database (ESR)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and have
  • good organisational skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to
  • overcome barriers of understanding

Desirable

  • Be fully conversant with Agenda for Change and Medical & Dental Terms and Conditions
  • Some experience of training staff

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 5 in Payroll Administration or
  • equivalent experience
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) or
  • equivalent experience

Supporting Information

Essential

  • Please tell us about your skills and experiences and how you would be suited to the role.

£62,363 per annum:

SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL:
You will administer tax, pensions, legislative and other developments affecting services.
Weybridge