Payroll Manager Full Time

  • Esteem Multi-Academy Trust

Job Title: Payroll Manager

Location: Trust Central Offices, Lake View Drive, Sherwood Park, Nottingham, NG15 0DT

Grade/Scale: Grade 10 (Points 20-23) Actual Salary £28,682 to £31,832

Start date: ASAP

Contract: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year


Esteem Multi-Academy Trust currently comprises of eleven academies throughout Derbyshire, Derby City, and east Staffordshire.


This key role offers a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the vision of Esteem MAT.  Esteem is currently in the process of transferring our payroll and HR systems in house with PS People (IRIS/Jane Systems).  The HR system will launch in November 2021 with Payroll following in April 2022.  Leading our payroll service, the post holder will manage the co-ordination and consistent operation of all the payroll needs and requirements across the Trust and will identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective payroll solutions for all aspects of the organisation.


The Trust Payroll Manager will report directly to the Head of HR and line mange a Payroll Assistant.  They will need excellent communication and organisational skills and a friendly and approachable manner, as they will be dealing with colleagues in our academies across the MAT.


The successful candidate will have a relevant Payroll qualification and a high level of experience and skills, including a strong understanding of maintaining payroll systems and solving payroll problems.  They will preferably have experience of working in an educational setting, however, this is not essential, and we welcome applicants with experience outside of the education sector.


Benefits include: LGPS Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (30 days after 5 years’ service), Westfield Health membership and free parking.


For further information, please contact Maxine Day, Head of HR on 01623 859886, or visit our website at Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.


Closing date for applications: 25 June 2021 (12:00pm)

Interview date: 05 July 2021


Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students.    We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


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