Senior Payroll Advisor

Home Group Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Payroll Advisor
Gosforth Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Term - 10 month Maternity Cover,
Full Time (37.5 hpw)
Salary £22,500 to £34,500 per annum

About the role
The busy Shared Services Team has been established for a number of years, and are part of our internal Finance function but work very in close partnership with our wider HR team. They have responsibility for the high volume processing of internal colleague Human Resources changes, payroll input and Pension administration through administrative tasks, telephone calls and email enquiries.

Our Senior Payroll Advisor takes responsibility for the high level administering of services relating to Payroll, Pensions and Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC). You'll support the team and take responsibility for leading the processing of our end to end payroll.

You will work with Helen our Payroll Manager who loves nothing more than spending time with her 2 growing daughters (they are already taller than she is), and her 2 young (and growing) Alsation pups. You will also work with Jackie who has worked for for Home Group all her life (its more than a few years service, just don't ask her how old she is!), and Tracey who is just returning from Maternity leave and doesn't want the time spent with her girls to end! You will be covering for Philippa who is going on Maternity leave herself, after getting married and moving house in 2017!

Who we’re looking for

With relevant pensions and payroll expertise, you will take responsibility for reconciling payroll to our financial system. You will also look after our control accounts including payroll costing’s, and will have a strong working knowledge of PAYE, NIC (National Insurance Contributions) as well as TUPE legislation.

You will work closely in partnership with our HR team on any projects that arise as well as taking the lead on any Service Improvement projects also.

You will have strong technical skills in both Excel and Business Intelligence. You will also be able to manage and manipulate large amounts of data by means of excel based “Pivot Tables” and “VLookup” to produce, collate and analyse reports for the wider business. You are a strong team player with a can do attitude and will have excellent communication skills.

Equality & Diversity @ Home Group

We believe that we have a big role to play in tackling prejudice and discrimination. We want you to be yourself at Home Group. We value everything that makes you unique and we recognise that celebrating your differences can help make Home Group a special place to live to and work.

What we’ll give you

Our ‘My home package’ includes competitive salaries, performance related pay, a contributory occupational money-purchase pension scheme with life assurance and long terms disability insurance, 25 days paid holiday a year - rising by 1 day per year up to 30 days, with the ability to purchase an extra 5 days, salary sacrifice schemes including cycle, car, technology and childcare vouchers.

So who is Home Group?

We are the UK’s largest provider of care and support services and also one of the UK’s top housing providers. Many of our clients need more than a home and through our Stonham brand we work with almost 30,000 vulnerable people in over 500 supported housing, justice and health services each year.

One size doesn’t fit all, so our clients lead their support every step of the way and this is reflected in our client satisfaction rating of 95%, with 78% experiencing a positive move-on and tenancy sustainment of 75%.

Our values

At Home Group, we live by our values every day through our colleagues to provide a great service to our clients and customers. To be a success with us you’ll need to be

Accountable (Don’t pass the buck – own it!), Commercial (Spending wisely and working creatively), Caring (Looking after one another) and Energised (Having a positive, can-do approach)

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