Payroll Systems Specialist

£33,721 - £38,928
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is Scotland’s national awarding and accreditation body. We are trusted to oversee thousands of qualifications that are available in schools, colleges and workplaces, not just in this country, but around the world. We are looking for a Payroll Systems Specialist to work within the Finance Directorate in our Finance team. The successful candidate will be required to support the Payroll Manager in the design, review and development of the new system for payroll ensuring compliance with legislation and SQA policy and procedures. In order to do this you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following specific duties: Support the Payroll Manager in the development of the CBS system to maximise performance and to ensure plans and tasks are prioritised, reviewed and completed to timescales Create, review and complete testing documents, IST, UAT, Payroll Parallel Runs including production of supporting documents to ensure the system has been designed and built to specification and complies with legislation and SQA policy and procedures Ensure that throughout the project, payroll complies with GDPR requirements and payroll data is checked for accuracy so that SQA is not found to be in breach of relevant legislation resulting in significant penalties and loss of reputation Additionally you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience: Payroll experience of at least 5 years (mostly at senior level) within large or similar environments Experience of payroll systems implementation (UNIT4 BW would be advantageous) Good analytical and problem solving skills Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 8 (HND/SVQ 4) and/or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience for this role. If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity, click Appyl Now for more information and complete an application form. SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community. SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan and is committed to its purpose. Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a' creidsinn gu h-àrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana Nàiseanta don Ghàidhlig. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.