Interim Payroll Manager

Guildford, United Kingdom
£40,792 to £48,677 Per Annum
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Payroll and Pensions

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £40,792 to £48,677 Per Annum
Fixed Term Contract (Until 29/11/19)
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Monday 19 November 2018
Interview Date:      Monday 26 November 2018

Due to staff being seconded to a HR/Payroll Systems implementation an exciting and immediate opportunity has arisen to join our Payroll team at the University of Surrey. We are looking to recruit an experienced interim Payroll Manager to work as part of a proactive team, managing the delivery of the function to ensure a high quality payroll and employment tax service is delivered across the University.

Our Payroll team is part of HR Services at the University, and on average we pay 5,000 records on a monthly basis. Managing a team of 6 you will be responsible for the payroll function and employment taxes ensuring a timely, accurate and customer focused payroll service which complies with statutory legislation and internal policies and processes.

To be successful in this position you will need broad experience in a similar role and have ideally worked within the higher education sector, with experience of operating the NGA Resourcelink system. You will also have excellent communication skills, strong UK Payroll legislation knowledge and experience of assessing and operating employment status.

Your knowledge of all aspects of pay and employment tax related matters will ensure you can act as the subject matter expert for colleagues and across the University, interpreting and reconciling complex financial data using your strong analytical skills.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sarah McCaghrey, Payroll Manager, on 01483 684317 (

Interviews for this position will be held on Monday 26th November.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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