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Payroll Manager
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: Hemel Hempstead
  • Published: Wed 11/01/2023, 11:46 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 25/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager


At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and support people.

We have an opportunity for a Payroll Manager to join our busy team for someone who has the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

About the role

This new role is responsible for the delivery of excellent payroll services to the Association and its employees. Leading a small team responsible for the delivery of a first class payroll service including pensions management, dealing with emerging issues, system & service developments & improvements, and liaison with payroll service provider RSM. The Payroll Manager also needs to be a hands-on payroll processor especially in times of staff absence on holidays / sickness.

The Payroll system we use is IRIS Payrite software.

Who we are looking for

We`re looking for someone who:

  • Has recent, relevant experience of managing payroll team
  • Good payroll technical knowledge and experience including Statutory payments
  • Is able to understand and interpret policies, procedures and relevant legislation relating to pensions regulations and guidance, eg SHPS Pensions, NHS Pensions, LGPS etc
  • Has a hands-on pro-active approach to service delivery; planning ahead
  • Has experience of operating a computerised payroll system of broadly similar employee size
  • Has a good attention to detail and can work to tight deadlines
  • Is able to handle confidential and sensitive information and,
  • Has great communication skills to effectively communicate with both internal and external people at different levels

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with an enthusiastic and `can-do` attitude who can make a real difference to our dedicated staff by providing a first class payroll service.

The benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service
  • £42,369 pa for a 35 hour a week contract
  • Annual bonuses based on satisfactory performance
  • Regular reviews of salary and cost of living to ensure you receive the market salary for the role
  • An organisational commitment to employee health and wellbeing
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary and a workplace pension scheme.
  • Ongoing training and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Free to use on-site gym
  • Ability to work from home two days per week by agreement
  • Free onsite parking

Closing date: Wednesday 25th January 2023

Interviews: Thursday 2nd February 2023

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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