Contract: Temporary, maternity contract, full time.


Purpose and Scope

The Payroll function sits within an integrated HR department. The department includes a generalist HR function, Health & Safety, Learning & Development as well as Payroll. The Payroll Co-ordinator reports to the Payroll Manager.

The College has a diverse range of employees with differing contracts, terms and conditions and the postholder will be required to ensure the correct people are paid the correct amount, at the correct time.

The role operates a number of processes to produce the payroll, including inputting and checking of starters, leavers, contract changes, overtime, and statutory payments; undertaking required calculations and producing reports and relevant letters.

The role works with the Payroll Manager to ensure that all statutory obligations are met, including HMRC, contractual and pension (Teacher’s Pension, LGPS and NEST) in order to satisfy internal and external audits, legislative requirements, and any inspections by relevant third parties.

The role assists on the provision of information requested by staff, colleagues and relevant third parties, including management information required elsewhere in the College.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Supporting managers and staff and provide training in using all relevant payroll systems including the College’s Expenses system.

·         Deputise for the Payroll Manager in their absence.

·         Managing telephone, electronic and personal enquiries, dealing with these where appropriate and escalating as appropriate.

·         Ensure a professional, supportive service for the department.

·         Support the wider HR function by maintaining an up to date understanding of contractual and statutory Payroll law and the College’s HR policies, to be able to deliver a professional frontline customer service.

·         General office administration including processing invoices and assisting with maintaining relevant intranet pages


Health and Safety

To ensure a safe working environment for colleagues, students, and visitors in line with the HASAW Act and the College Health and Safety Policy.



Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults for whom you are responsible and whom you come into contact with.


Annual Leave

The College offers a generous annual leave entitlement to support staff, commencing with 25 days rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service, per annum plus 8 statutory days (Public & bank Holidays) and College closure days (all pro rata for part time posts).


Hours of Work

The post holder will be expected to work such hours as are necessary for the proper performance of their duties and responsibilities, normally 37 hours per week.


Place of Work

The principal place of work will be the College’s premises based at our Royal Leamington Spa Centre. However, the post holder may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises at which we may provide services.


Offers of Work 

For the successful candidate a conditional offer of work will be made. Our offer of work will be conditional upon a number of mandatory pre-employment checks, to include but not limited to: DBS, Barred List check, right to work check, internet search, TRA check (academic posts).


Employee Benefits 

When you join WCG we offer you a whole host of employee benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to apply for Hybrid working
  • Generous annual leave entitlement plus up to 4 free College Closure days a year
  • Comprehensive training programme
  • Leadership & Management training programme to develop our next generation of managers
  • Superb health and wellbeing support with [email protected]
  • Employee Assistance Helpline offering free, confidential, 24 hours support and guidance
  • Free onsite gyms at most colleges
  • Discounted part time and professional courses
  • In the event you are poorly you will receive SSP
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounted hair & beauty treatments in our college salons
  • The opportunity to join NEST pension scheme
  • Free will writing service
  • Free car parking on site
  • Staff discounts in our Plant Centre at Pershore College



Physical Make-up

Ability to perform the tasks as described in the job description.  If you have a disability you should not be discouraged from applying, since there are schemes available within the College which allow for the provision of special aids, premises to be adapted and other appropriate support provided.


Ways in which these schemes might help in particular circumstances can be discussed with HR when making your application.


Essential Attainments:

  • A good general education with GCSEs in English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (or equivalent qualification).
  • IT literate with experience of using Microsoft Office packages.
  • Previous experience of working in a Payroll function.
  • Previous experience of, prioritising work and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of working within a confidential environment.
  • Previous experience of working in a busy administrative role.
  • Knowledge of payroll systems and legislated payroll requirements
  • Previous Experience of LGPS and Teachers Pensions

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Evidence of excellent administrative and organisational skills.
  • Evidence of excellent customer service skills with both a professional telephone manner and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of the ability to successfully meet deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Equality and Diversity.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours which support the Core Values of the College.




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