Payroll and Processes Lead Officer (P01644)
  • Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • Reference: RECS/22/178516
  • Published: Tue 11/01/2022, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 06/02/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting salary £31,401pa with potential progression to £34,166pa on achieving designated skills and experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE, Hertfordshire

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Payroll and Processes Lead Officer (P01644)

Payroll & Processes Lead Officer

Starting salary £31,401pa with potential progression to £34,166pa on achieving designated skills and experience

37 hours per week

Here at Welwyn Hatfield, we take a great deal of pride in the service we provide to both our internal and external customers. We are looking for a proactive, forward thinking and enthusiastic Payroll and Processes Lead Officer to join our Finance Team.

Managing a team small of officers, you will take the lead on delivering a broad range of financial activities relating to payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and banking. You will also working closely with the HR Team and play a key role in the ongoing development of the Payroll/HR system.

You will be responsible for managing the running of payrolls for the Council from ensuring accurate input to secure processing and meeting all statutory requirements for reporting.  You will be required to keep abreast of all laws, regulations and guidance relating to the processing of payrolls.

You will also be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices through Accounts Payable, the management of sundry debtor accounts and the processing of all income received in the Council’s bank account.

About you:

  • Be educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Have significant experience of payroll including processing and reporting
  • Able to manage the workloads of a busy team
  • Be meticulous with an eye for detail

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

For further information on this vacancy and to apply online please visit

Closing date for applications is 6th February 2022. 

Assessment date is 11th February 2022.

Interviews will be held on 17th February 2022.


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link below. Please read the Role Profile fully before applying for this vacancy.

It is essential you refer to the Role Profile when completing your application, particularly the application questions section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the Role Profile and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.

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