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Assistant Payroll Manager

Employer
East and North Herts NHS Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Payroll Assistant Manager who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

We are looking for a dynamic Assistant Payroll Manager, who has a passion for providing excellent customer service, has an analytical mind and good math skills, and is driven to motivate and guide team members to provide outstanding delivery to our employees and stakeholders.

The candidate must demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and have prominent knowledge in current UK payroll legislation. The ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines whilst being flexible and able to diversify to the changing business needs is essential. Knowledge of NHS terms and conditions and experience of Oracle or ESR is highly desirable.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and have prominent knowledge in current UK payroll legislation.

The ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines whilst being flexible and able to diversify to the changing business needs is essential.

Support the Payroll Manager to successfully run and oversee the payroll department.

Provide high quality customer service, ensuring all payrolls are processed correctly and on time.

Work with Team Leaders, Payroll Officers & Pension Officers to ensure that staff are paid accurately and in line with both HMRC legislation and NHS Policy.

Training, coaching, and advising payroll team members about payroll and pension issues

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Training

Essential

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths & English at Grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent qualifications. OR GCSE in Maths and English and experience of working in a UK Payroll or Pensions department.
  • NVQ Level 5 / CIPP / IPPM Qualification.


Desirable

  • ECDL


Previous Experience

Essential

  • Experience of managing at team of 5+ employees
  • Strong knowledge of pay procedures and UK statutory legislation.
  • Experience of working in a large fast paced Payroll/Pensions environment, preferably in a shared service environment.
  • Proven ability to mentor and develop a team.


Desirable

  • Sound knowledge of NHS Terms & Conditions


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong commitment to delivering solutions and improving processes
  • Impeccable attention to detail, and organisational skills
  • Manual Payroll Calculations in UK Tax, NI, Pensions and other statutory deductions
  • A passion to seek out, drive and implement innovative change initiatives and inspire others to do the same.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages, specifically Excel with the ability to use VLOOKUPs, Pivots, Mail Merges and Macros.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of NHS conditions of Pay, NHS Travel and Expenses Regulations, NHS Pension Regulations, Calculation of PAYE and NHS working practices.
  • Be up to date with current statutory PAYE legislation.
  • Experience of Oracle ESR system.


Desirable

  • Working knowledge in an NHS or local government payroll department.


Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Avnet

Rutherford Close

Stevenage

SG1 2EF

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361-6345331

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