Payroll Business Partner

Cheadle Hulme
18 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Job role
Payroll Business Partner BLUP54369
Competitive Salary
Cheadle Hulme

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Type: permanent position, 52 weeks
Holiday Entitlement: Year 1 - 25 days + bank holidays

Who are they?

Our client runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

What are they looking for?

They are recruiting for a Payroll Business Partner to join their HR Department to provide and administer an accurate payroll service to Trust employees (via an external payroll bureau) in accordance with Trust, Government, Pension and Audit regulations, procedures and deadlines.


* Delivering efficient day to day payroll functions, and providing guidance and advice on payroll statutory regulations for staff and managers
* Provide accurate and timely payroll information to enable the external payroll bureau to process a monthly payroll for approximately 500 staff,
* To consolidate and check for accuracy payroll information (e.g. sickness absence, overtime and bank claims) against data/reports from the Trust's HR / time and attendance system and query any anomalies with the relevant line managers
* Develop processes which will enable the Trust, supported by the payroll bureau, to comply with the requirements of Real Time Information, as defined by HMRC
* To complete tax/benefit queries as required and provide the payroll bureau with the necessary information for statutory returns (P60, P11D, P45, P46, PAYE, NIC).
* To submit monthly data to Teachers Pensions and prepare year-end report for audit, and complete Teachers' Pensions forms in respect of starters and leavers
* To ensure expenses, salary sacrifice deductions, childcare vouchers and any other interim payments are reflected accurately and correctly in the payroll
* To complete the auto enrolment process for new starters and calculate and submit monthly pension submission to the Trust's pension provider

What is required for the role?

Extensive experience of developing and administering payroll systems in organisations with multiple cost centres
Experience of administering a variety of contractual data for payroll purposes
GCSE Maths and English at Grade A-C or equivalent
Good communication skills at all levels
Advanced application of MS Excel
Knowledge of the principles underlying government legislation and laws
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) level 2 in Payroll Administration advantageous
Ability to demonstrate a meticulous and accurate approach to work with acute attention to detail
Experience of implementing and using time and attendance systems and associated generated MI reports and data
Ability to analyse, present and report management information that will inform line managers in an accurate, clear and timely manner
Ability to multi task, organise work tasks and meet deadlines
Flexible approach to work
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Knowledge of processing payroll in an education setting and dealing with term time only calculations and Teacher's pensions advantageous

They provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of their safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

They value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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