Payroll Administrators

Shropshire Council
£17,095 per annum
27 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shropshire Council have exciting opportunities for two Payroll Administrators to join their growing team based in Shrewsbury.

Job Title: Payroll Administrators

Location: Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

Salary: £17,095 - £19,051 per annum

Job Type: Full Time - 37 hours

Shropshire Council is embarking on a major Council wide transformation programme to move to a Digital by Default Commissioning Council. The transformation programme is aimed at 'Creating a better future’, which puts improving the quality of life of all local people at the heart of everything we do. A significant project within this programme is the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) project which will look to replace the existing systems for Finance, Procurement, HR & Payroll within our Resources and Support services.

As a member of the Employment Services within Human Resources & Development, you will support the delivery of the transformation programme in line with the Council’s vision, values and strategic objectives.

Payroll Administrators - Key Responsibilities:

  • The main duties will be the processing of pay notifications by inputting to the Council’s on-line Payroll and HR system (Resourcelink) accurately whilst achieving payroll deadlines
  • You will ensure that statutory requirements / conditions of service and procedures are applied correctly and consistently
  • Responsible to Lead Officer - Payroll Control & Reconciliation who is in turn responsible for the post holder’s health and safety, training and development
  • The post holder can be working on a diverse range of tasks and therefore it is essential to prioritise their own workload. The nature of the job involves the requirement to meet very tight timescales
  • Issues of a more complex nature would be referred to the Lead Officer - PC&R
  • The post-holder is expected to provide feedback to the Lead Officer - PC&R in relation to workload issues that may result in disruption to the timetabled payroll cycle

As Payroll Administrators, you will ideally with demonstrable experience of working in a local authority setting, with either schools or corporate services experience. Your main focus once on board for the HRBP & HRO’s will be to lead and implement HR projects and initiatives, and support the wide customer base of the HR&D team. The Payroll Administrators will assist with the smooth running of our payroll service to a number of internal and external customers.

Payroll Administrators - Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement is pro rata for 25 days per year plus additional days for long service. Bank holidays also apply

As part of the council’s pre-employment checks you will be required to complete the following:

  • Satisfactory employment references
  • DBS check
  • Medical report
  • Evidence of the qualifications required for the post/listed on your application form

Please note - we do NOT accept CV’s. To continue your application for Payroll Administrators please click 'Apply’ now.

Keywords: Payroll Assistant, Payroll Officer, Payroll Clerk, Accounts Administrator, Payroll Specialist.