Team Leader (HR & Payroll Transactions) Full Time

  • Bedford Borough Council

Team Leader (HR & Payroll Transactions)

Salary: £45,648 – £49,651 per annum

Hour: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent


If you are an experienced payroll professional with HR knowledge and ready for a new challenge, this may be just the opportunity you have been waiting for.


As Team Leader (HR & Payroll Transactions), you will be the Council’s subject matter expert in Payroll and will lead the HR & Payroll Transactions Team. The team provides HR & Payroll services to Bedford Borough Council and traded services clients – we support around 80 Schools across the Borough and one other Local Authority in the region.  The volume of work is high and the team work at pace to ensure 10,000 people are paid accurately and on time each month.

With a payroll the size of ours, we use an integrated HR & Payroll system (Resourcelink) and all processes (starters, leavers, changes, overtime, mileage etc.) are digitalised to ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered.


Key tasks will include managing the team and accounts of external clients, running the payroll, balancing payroll accounts, end of month pay overs, payroll invoicing, pension administration and keeping up to date with legislation impacting HR and Payroll.


To fulfil the role you will need to be CIPP qualified with substantial experience of working in a local government HR/Payroll environment. Ability to manage and lead a team is a must and you will need to be able to manage conflicting demands – this role is very hands on. Experience of operating a complex HR & Payroll system is essential.


For an informal chat about the opportunity please call Sarah Fuller, HR Manager for HR Transactions and Traded Services, on 01234 228084.


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Closing Date: 25th May 2022.

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