Specialist Advisor, Payroll

Coventry, United Kingdom
£20,284 - £24,040 per annum
24 May 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 02/06/2019
Faculty / School or Service People Team (formerly Human Resources)
Salary £20,284 - £24,040 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Professional Services

Job description

Since 2010 the Coventry University Group has undertaken an evolutionary transformation. Our focus on growth and continuous improvement in teaching, learning, research and internationalisation has seen the University rise rapidly in both the Guardian University Guide and in The Times Higher Education rankings.  

Building on our success, our People strategy supports the Group's mission and values and highlights the strategic priorities for enhancing our education and student experience, our research, our role as a global University and our enterprise and innovation drive.  With over 4000 staff globally and as one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer unparalleled opportunities within the organisation for career development and a competitive benefits package including; great pension schemes, generous holiday allowances, flexible working, great training, personal and professional development and discounted membership to the University's bespoke GBP 4m sport and recreation centre.

Role Purpose:

Working collaboratively as part of a team to deliver an effective payroll service. This role is the escalation point for all payroll queries that cannot be dealt with through lines one and two of the People Customer Service Centre. Working to support the People Partners and Advisors and senior colleagues, ensuring thorough documentation, monitoring, tracking and recording in systems for the payroll cycle for all employees within the University Group, covering both UK and international payroll operations.

Responsible for providing expert advice for queries whether in person, by telephone, e-mail or internet, taking prompt and effective action and using the call logging system, updating the HR information system and being the functional experts for the Payroll provision across the University Group.

Person Specification:

  • CIPP qualified or BTEC Level 3 certificate in payroll or any equivalent payroll qualification.
  • Demonstrated experience of working within a large payroll/pension service within a large organisation and or Team.
  • Experience of all payroll work, including thorough working knowledge of PAYE, National Insurance, SSP, SMP, SAP.
  • Experience of using computerised payroll systems
  • Detailed knowledge of regulations governing payroll administration
  • Strong customer service focus

 Interview date: 13th & 14th June 2019

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