Payroll Officer

North Kent College
Dartford, Kent
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join North Kent College’s vibrant HR and Payroll department in the capacity of Payroll Officer.

Location: Dartford

Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday), 52 weeks per annum

Reporting to the HR Manager, although you will be part of a team of five you will take sole responsibility for the start to end processing of the College’s Payroll. Covering just under 500 employees, this will include processing changes, running reports, dealing with queries and providing guidance, managing statutory returns and payments, handling the expenses claims and overtime process, system maintenance (e.g. testing and implementing upgrades), creating and uploading BACS schedules, the maintenance of pension records, reconciliations (including year-end), and performing manual calculations as and when necessary.

Experience of administering pensions (particularly TPS and LGPS) would be a distinct advantage, as would practical knowledge of iTrent, the College’s integrated HR and Payroll system.

You will have a proactive approach to the service provision, ensuring the smooth running of the Payroll in line with College policies, procedures and legal requirements. The ideal candidate will hold or be willing to obtain a relevant Payroll qualification, and have demonstrable experience of working within Payroll at the level detailed above. The ability to maintain focus and quality of service delivery at all times is vital, as are excellent IT / administration skills and the ability to manage a Payroll database with accuracy.

In return, you can look forward to an excellent benefits package including 25 days’ annual leave (rising by one day per annum to a maximum of 30 days after five years’ continuous service), pension scheme, life assurance, childcare vouchers, free parking, onsite nursery, restaurants and a coffee shop. In addition to the above, you will enjoy discounted sports facilities, gym membership and beauty treatments.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit North Kent College’s staff vacancies page.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th July 2017 at 5.00pm.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. All appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, providing it to the College for review.