Payroll Clerk

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£20,152 to £22,462 per annum, with potential progression to £25,834 per annum
13 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department Finance
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £20,152 to £22,462 per annum, with potential progression to £25,834 per annum
Apply by 25/04/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

The Finance Professional Service Unit welcomes applications from Purchase Ledger Clerks.

About Finance

The academic activity of the University is supported by a wide range of service departments. The Finance Professional Service Unit (PSU) role is to ensure that all financial data is processed correctly, timely and accurately to enable payments to be made and received while ensuring that all stakeholders, including CMDL, CIM, CIC, CEIL, CQSL, Cranfield Holdings and CITH are provided with required services in accordance with University Partnership Agreements.

The Finance PSU is currently looking to recruit a Payroll Clerk to the Payroll and Pensions Team.

About the Role

The role exists to ensure that Cranfield University and all parallel company staff, including visiting lecturers are paid accurately and on time, with all relevant tax and pension deductions having been made in line with legislation and pension regulations. 


About You

The successful applicant will have at least two years’ experience of working in a busy payroll and/or pensions team in a large complex organisation or Higher Education institution.  You will be customer focused in your approach to work, have excellent numeracy skills and pay careful attention to the details.  Good organisational and time management skills to work to deadlines are essential.

The ability to communicate clearly and articulately with staff at all levels and provide and excellent customer service.  You must have excellent numeric and analytical skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications.

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential.

Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups. 

Flexible Working

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and whether a position can be carried out at any of our locations.  We commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Vanessa Speed, Payroll and Pensions Manager, on (T); +44 (0)7734 655934 (E);