Payroll Manager Full Time

  • University of Chester

The Payroll team is an integral part of the Human Resources department responsible for providing a high-quality, high volume payroll service for around 2,700 employees.

We are looking to recruit a skilled and experienced payroll manager who will lead and manage a team of 5 responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of a fully integrated payroll and pensions service; providing payments to staff and students, accurate statistical data to HMRC (RTI) and other relevant third parties while delivering a service that is based upon the highest professional standards and meets the requirements of both internal and external auditors.

You should possess a high level of knowledge and understanding of relevant Payroll/Pensions procedures and associated legislation (e.g. Payroll, Pensions, compensation and benefits, IT strategy/system developments, HR and Payroll project development and implementation, data analysis and reporting, presenting data in accessible formats, dealing with auditors etc.). You will be an experienced IT user. Knowledge of Zellis Resourcelink would be a distinct advantage as would knowledge and familiarity with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme.

You will have a degree or equivalent level qualification, and a recognised payroll qualification (CIPP or similar), together with payroll management experience. You will have excellent communication skills, good organisational skills and the proven ability to lead and manage a team.

Candidates may download further details from our website at and apply for the post via our Online Recruitment Website quoting reference number RA006175.

Closing date: 16th April 2021

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