Payroll Manager

Swansea University

Faculty/Directorate: Finance

Salary: APM Grade 8 £36,386 to £42,155 per annum complete with USS Pension Benefit.

Contract type: Permanent, full-time.

Location: This is a Full Time position and will be based at Singleton Campus

Finance provides high quality professional service to students, staff and external stakeholders.  To deliver its sustainable ambition Swansea University needs a professional services workforce with the differentiated skills necessary to ensure that it can deliver excellence through efficient and effective systems and processes that harness innovations in technology.

We are looking to appoint a Payroll Manager responsible for managing the day to day payroll services of the University, heading up a small team and working closely with Human Resources and the wider University.  The successful candidate will be a highly motivated professional individual with the ability to problem solve, meet deadlines and ensure the smooth, efficient running of the Team, whilst also delivering excellent customer service.  Reporting to the Head of Payroll you will be responsible for delivering outcomes on time you will also assist in driving continuous improvement of Payroll processes and systems.  You will strong and effective working relationships internally across the Directorate and with HR Business Partners to ensure best practice.

Candidates should hold the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals qualification or equivalent and have demonstrable experience of working in a technical Payroll environment and managing a Team.

Candidates should include reference to the values and personal attributes within their application, in addition to the essential and desirable criteria.  The panel will be assessing against all these skills and attributes.

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.

Please note this job is also being advertised to a pool of colleagues internally as part of our University commitment to employee redeployment.  Should this post be filled from this route then you will receive an email confirming this. If you do not receive an email, please assume that your application is still in process.

For informal enquiries please contact Ms Karen Jenkins, Head of Payroll, Email [email protected]

Applicants are asked to provide a completed online application providing evidence against the essential criteria in the recruitment documentation.

Closing date:                    16th April 2023

Shortlisting date:            w/c 17th April 2023

Interviews:                       w/c 24th April 2023

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