Payroll Manager Full Time

  • The University of Manchester

Our hard-working team deliver 20 payrolls every month, supporting 17,000 staff including 5,000 casual workers, as well as processing high volumes of fees, expenses and claims.  You understand the size of that challenge, but you’re ready to take us to the next level.  Working with colleagues in HR Systems and IT Services, you’ll ensure systems and processes are effective and support self-service to reduce queries wherever possible.  You’ll mentor and develop your team to achieve professional recognition and accreditation, so if an employee can’t self-serve, they get the right response, first time, every time.

Ideally professionally qualified yourself (Chartered CIPP), you’ll bring in-depth technical payroll knowledge.  You’ll understand and have experience of working for a large, complex, organisation, and show you have the skills to communicate and collaborate at all levels.  Your experience managing a complex payroll operation will demonstrate that you plan and organise yourself, and others, to deliver to key deadlines and SLAs in a high volume environment.  But it’s your experience of managing and developing technical staff to achieve the highest standards that will make you stand out of the crowd.

When you’re with us, you’re not only working for the University, you’re working for people in our local communities and beyond, who benefit from our teaching, research and social responsibility. Here, no matter what your role or responsibilities, everyone works together with one common goal: to make great things happen. So join us, and take pride in the part you play.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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