Payroll Assistant - Maternity Cover

Unity Schools Partnership, Haverhill, CB9 7YD

6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194 - £25,409 per annum

Pay scale

Grade 4 SP 9 - 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a quick learner, with good numeracy skills, attention to detail, organised and can work to strict deadlines?

We are seeking a Payroll Assistant to join our in-house Payroll Team. Payroll experience is desirable but not essential, previous administration experience would be an advantage. We are looking for a team player with an ability to communicate with both internal staff and external bodies.

Skills and experience you’ll need

  • you will need to enjoy working in a learning environment and have great patience, diplomacy and good communication skills
  • basic Excel knowledge
  • ability to prioritise workloads effectively, balancing conflicting deadlines
  • ability to work effectively under pressure
  • ability to review and resolve issues
  • a commitment to providing customer focused service
  • excellent standards of written and oral communication skills
  • a strategic and hands-on approach
  • the ability to work alone or within a wider team

You can view a full list of requirements in the job description and person specification. If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, even if you don’t meet all the requirements, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

What the school offers its staff

We value our employees by reinvesting in opportunities for career growth and benefits that ultimately reinforce the integrity of the Trust.

What do we have to offer?

  • Positive work/life balance
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Supportive and positive management
  • Excellent opportunities for career development
  • Motivation to grow and learn
  • Variety and job satisfaction

Further details about the role

Your day-to-day work usually involves:

  • Dealing with any pay queries, taking time to understand the issue and liaising with relevant parties in order to rectify the problem
  • Preparing and processing the payroll using Payroll software (Payrite)
  • Preparing and processing the auto-enrolment of eligible members into the appropriate pension schemes (LGPS & TPS)
  • Entering additional hours information in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
  • Undertaking all relevant calculations for new starters, leavers and amendments
  • Working in conjunction with HR to ensure sickness and absence information is entered accurately

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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About Unity Schools Partnership

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01440 333400

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