Payroll Information and Systems Officer (22.5 hours a week) Full Time

  • University of Brighton

  • Brighton | £26,715 to £30,046 pro rata

Finance Department

Location: Brighton – Moulsecoomb

Salary: £26,715 to £30,046 pro rata 22.2 hours per week


In this interesting and varied post, you will be responsible for providing support in the delivery of effective, timely and proactive use of Payroll systems and information provision to the Payroll Team, Finance Department and wider university.


The role will encompass leading on payroll and pension related projects (both technical and not so), suggesting ways to improve or automate processes and implement developments that will add value, save time or increase data quality. You will also provide back up for the Payroll Systems Help Desk and ensure that related queries and instructions have been actioned in a timely fashion, supporting other members of the team as workloads fluctuate.


Acting as the primary recipient of payroll-related reporting data requests, you will take ownership and use a number of reporting tools to provide accurate and timely data to internal and external customers such as our pension providers.  You will also support the systems used within the Payroll Team, often liaising with colleagues in Human Resources and a range of stakeholders both internal, external and lead on payroll information and data being accurate and up to date on the SharePoint site.


To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Experience of working and prioritising a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to handle confidential data and information in a sensitive and professional way.
  • Experience of using a wide range of functions in Excel.
  • To work both independently and collaboratively to achieve results.
  • The ability to spot and investigate anomalies in relevant data extracts.
  • An understanding of good project management and multi-stakeholder planning.


This is a permanent, part-time post for 22.5 hours a week, hours of attendance are negotiable and will be discussed at interview.


For further information about the role and the qualities we are looking for please refer to the job description.


Job Reference: FI5086-20-193


Closing Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

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