About The Role

37 hours per week
Hybrid Working
circa £60,000

Closing date: 21 March 2023

Interview Date: 30 March 2023

About us:

Hoople is a successful public sector owned company, based in Hereford with 650 employees. We provide a range of services to our shareholders as well as the private sector in areas such as HR, finance, training and IT. More recently we have expanded our offer to include building services and care provision.

The growth of the company means we now need to recruit to this new role to strengthen our commercial payroll function.  You will lead all aspects of successfully on boarding new payroll clients from negotiating service specifications to making sure we have the right payroll skills and processes in house to provide excellent payroll services.

About you:

You will be a qualified payroll professional with a solid technical payroll background and experience of delivering payroll to external clients. Experience in influencing senior managers, driving forward improvements and project management skills are all essential. As a commercial organisation with public sector roots you must also be commercially minded and have polished stakeholder management skills.

In return we offer flexible working, employee benefits scheme, annual leave purchase and a development package which is tailored to you.

As well as our commercial emphasis, we are a people focused organisation and this is a great opportunity to take a lead and make a difference in a company with social values and a soul.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Audrey Clements, Chief Operating Officer [email protected] or Tracey Sampson, Director of HR &OD [email protected]

To apply please complete our online application form and submit a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4, as part of the application, setting out why you could be right for this role and why you want to join us. Please note generic applications not tailored to this role will not be accepted.

Hoople offer 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 5yrs service (excluding bank holidays), pension and other benefits.  We provide a flexible benefits scheme called Hoople Benefits which provides a range of discounts and offers.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity.  All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:

  • Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
  • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must apply online for this vacancy.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: [email protected]

About Us

Our vision

To provide excellent business support services to the public sector and those who work with them.

Our mission

Creating and building trusted and sustainable relationships in order to deliver business critical services for our key customers.

Our values

  • Passion for improvement – Continuous improvement to develop more effective ways of delivering services for our customers
  • Customer focus – Satisfying our customers and helping them to support themselves
  • Professional integrity – Bringing the best of our shared technical expertise and professional values to our work
  • Mutual support – Whether one-to-one or in teams, we encourage and support each other to strive for excellent performance in all that we do
  • Ambition – Our staff are committed to the success of our company in delivering effective services to organisations, communities and individuals

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Payroll Officer/Payroll Services Advisor to join the Payroll Services team to support our payroll shared services for clients across the Black Country and beyond, processing circa. 28,500 employees.

Based in Wolverhampton, you will be responsible for a section of payroll for day to day processing, inputting and calculation associated with providing an excellent payroll service.


Main duties of the job

Payroll processing, accurately calculating and administering a designated payroll portfolio including all variations to pay and details affecting pay for staff concerned.

Dealing with employees queries through various communication methods.

The payroll system uses a dedicated NHS system; Electronic Staff Record (ESR) this is an Oracle based system. Experience of Oracle or ESR is highly desirable. An excellent understanding of statutory legislation together with a sound knowledge of IT is essential. You should be able to use Word, Excel and Outlook confidently. Knowledge of EASY would be helpful but not essential.


About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as “Good” by CQC. We have achievednumerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly


Job description

Job responsibilities

To accurately calculate and administer a designated payroll portfolio including all variations to pay and details affecting pay for staff concerned.

To complete all administration for a designated payroll portfolio inclusive of ‘P’ forms (P45/P46/P60/P6) and send standard letters to employees and external bodies.

To ensure the provision of a ‘gold standard’ pensions service to employees.

Assistance with the ongoing development of internal Payroll procedures and controls

To assist Team Leaders, with HMRC on taxation issues


Person Specification



  • Previous Payroll Experience in NHS Payroll/Expenses
  • Experience of complex payroll calculations
  • Experience of Microsoft Applications, including Excel and Word
  • Ability to plan own workload to ensure weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines are met.


  • Use of Payroll Software, ideally Oracle
  • Advance IT skills- high accuracy required



  • Good standard of Education 4 GCSEs grade C or above including English and Maths


  • Qualification within Payroll (NPC, CIPP) or NVQIII or equivalent gained through training and experience

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).


We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk.


Ensure day to day and adhoc queries in our global payroll mailbox are responded to in a timely and appropriate manner.


The role will involve dealing with a variety of clients and their queries around global processing of payroll.


The role will involve dealing with a variety of clients and their queries around global processing of payroll.

German Payroll Specialist
 West Midlands
Salary: £26,000 to £35,000

A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced EMEA / German Payroll Specialist to process and manage all aspects of a German Payroll for one of Dublin’s leading employers.

The successful German Payroll Specialist will be responsible for processing end-to-end payroll administration for all German employees.

German Payroll Administration responsibilities will involve ensuring the accurate and timely input of Payroll data including processing joiners, leavers, contractual and benefits changes in accordance with German legislation as well as handling all German payroll enquiries.

Fluency in German and English is essential.

So, if you have a good knowledge of German payroll, taxation and benefits administration coupled with fluency in both English and German languages then we want to hear from you!

Apply today by sending your CV, current salary and notice period details to us ASAP to be considered.

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.

“Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Operating across multiple sites, including Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic, our commitment to our 22,000 staff is to create the best place for them to work, which is why we are dedicated to:

  • Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;
  • Being a Stonewall Diversity Champion, aiming to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ staff and patients;
  • Being a disability confident employer and in line with the disability confident scheme guarantee an interview for all disabled applicants where they meet the essential criteria;
  • Making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process for those with a physical or hidden disabilities, including those who are neuro-diverse;
  • Working with marginalised groups, such as those from BAME backgrounds, to increase representation, facilitate positive action and promote anti-racist practice throughout the Trust;
  • Offering our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, access to mentors and peer support groups to support their personal and career development objectives.

We are a leading provider of healthcare with an regional, national and international reputation providing cutting edge healthcare.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Staff Benefits Officer to join a forward-thinking Benefits & Expenses team within our Payroll Department.  The post-holder will be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality pay and reward service to our staff.

The Trust has recently implemented a new Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles; Reporting to the Expenses and Benefits Team leader, the post-holder will be responsible for the day to day operation of the new car scheme, other car schemes for our payroll customers as well as providing supervisory support to the Benefits and Expenses Team.

The role requires technical knowledge/ understanding of the reporting requirements to HMRC and the ability to perform complex manual benefit in kind (BIK) calculations. Excellent time management, workload planning and experience of liaising with customers to resolve complex queries and issues are also essential.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, numerate, have excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of HMRC legislation applicable to Staff Benefits/Expenses.

The post will require the use of many IT systems and applications including Microsoft Office, ESR payroll system as well as general ledger systems. We are looking for candidates who are motivated, committed and want to work in an environment where they can make an impact.  If this is you please apply for this exciting role.

All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/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.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.

Payroll Manager

Job type- Full time, Permanent
Salary- £31,860 p/a
Hours- 35 per week (+5 hours paid lunch)
Location- Birmingham

A career isn’t just about earning a living, is it?

It’s about having your say, making things happen, putting your stamp on the future. And that’s why you’ll fit in perfectly as part of the Nacro team. We are a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime. Last year alone we helped support, house, educate, advise and speak out for 38,000 disadvantaged young people and adults – and you could now help us make an even bigger impact going forward.

Who we are looking for?

We are in search of a Payroll Manager  who is able to process a range of procedures including those relating to new starters, TUPE transfers (in and out), pay, absence, redundancy retirement and pensions. To be achieved through effective Business Partnering, support the HR Team in providing an excellent payroll and pension service to all colleagues.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To be responsible for Nacro’s payroll function ensuring that all colleagues are paid accurately and on time.
  • Manage the administration of the Nacro’s pension portfolio including deductions, reconciliations and payments and to ensure that all legislative guidelines are met.
  • Manage the auto-enrolment process ensuring compliance.
  • Ensure that we adhere to HMRC legislative guidelines and that PAYE and NI is reconciled and paid on a timely monthly basis.
  • Work collaboratively with the Finance team to ensure that payroll journals are produced and posted on a timely basis.
  • Reconcile payroll related control accounts on a monthly basis. Ensure that deductions from pay are paid over to appropriate bodies within appropriate timescales (i.e., AOE, CSA deductions, Union subs etc.)
  • Process and upload RTI information in accordance with legislative deadlines.
  • To be responsible for the HR Pro data ensuring that data is up to date and accurate, that security levels are maintained and that colleagues are appropriately trained.
  • Ensure working practices are challenged and efficiencies identified. Maintain the integrity of Nacro’s staff establishment structure.

Please apply online

£31,860 per year:

Payroll Manager Job type- Full time, Permanent Salary- £31,860 Hours- 35 per week (+5 hours paid lunch) Location- Birmingham  A career isn’t