Interim Payroll Manager

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
GBP 19.88 - 23.82 per hour
18 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
UE08 (£41,356 - £49,553)

Corporate Services Group, Finance, Payroll

Fixed Term, 35 hrs per week

12 month contract

We are looking for an Interim Payroll Manager to deliver the University Payroll Service while the post holder is seconded to the Service Excellence project. The University is in the process of implementing a new ERP system and the successful candidate would be expected to transition the team to the new integrated solution.

The Opportunity:

This opportunity is to manage a payroll in excess of 15,000 covering the University Group. The post holder will ensure all relevant payroll processes are undertaken during the monthly cycle, delegating tasks and supervising the payroll team in completing their duties to tight deadlines.

As part of the transition to the new solution you would be expected to be involved in the testing, training and assisting in the change management process. Implementation of new ways of working and maintaining motivation and high morale in the team.

Your skills and attributes for success:

• CIPP diploma or relevant degree level qualification

• Experience of managing a team in a large complex organisation

• Managing change, implemented service improvements and delivering efficiencies

• Highly proficient in interpreting payroll rules and regulations

• Experience of implementing/migrating new payroll systems

Copy of the full job description

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The role will be working from home for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interviews will be held on the 4th and 5th March 2021

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

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