Payroll Projects Assistant

Edge Hill University
Ormskirk, Lancashire
£18,777 to £20,411 per annum
06 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Payroll Projects Assistant

Location: Ormskirk                      
Salary: £18,777 to £20,411 per annum                                        
Fixed Term for 6 months                    
Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2017

About You

Solution-focussed and dynamic with the ability to significantly contribute to provide the best possible payroll service for our customers. Using your initiative, you will respond positively to new situations and demonstrate a resilient mind set in a changing environment.

Able to work flexibly and reliably to meet the needs of the service, you will have excellent Payroll and IT skills along with the ability to pay attention to detail and prioritise your workload effectively, whilst maintaining a high standard. With excellent communications skills you will have the ability to build highly effective working relationships and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the business.

About the Role

This is Temporary vacancy that provides an excellent opportunity for a payroll professional to develop their career. You will be part of a Payroll Team which provides a high quality, accurate and timely payroll function in accordance with all statutory, legislative and contractual obligations. The Payroll service is set within the busy Finance Office, which provides full financial services to the University.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join a professional and friendly team.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

We have excellent facilities within our bespoke Wellbeing Centre and our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime scenic stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, car valeting, attend a family focussed event, make an appointment for a massage and get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

When Edge Hill was awarded University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as a great success story an institution that improves and impresses year after year. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill Universitys distinct role in transforming lives  reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.