Assistant Pay and Pension Clerk

University of Kent - Finance Division

Do you have experience of working in a payroll / pensions environment with a good working knowledge of payroll statutory requirements (including PAYE, NI contributions, SMP, SSP and Student Loan repayments)? Are you confident and accurate when working with figures?

In this new role, you will be responsible for the accurate preparation and production of monthly payroll and pension data, working with both the Payroll and Pensions teams.

If you are seeking a new opportunity for 2018 then this could be the perfect opportunity for you to develop your career in a unique environment that provides excellent training, great benefits and career opportunities.

As Assistant Pay and Pension Clerk you will:

  • input and update payroll data to ensure that pay is accurately calculated and pay records are carefully maintained;
  • administer pension records and carry out contribution calculations;
  • ensure full compliance with current payroll legislation and contractual obligations;
  • provide a full payroll and pension function to University staff.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • experience of using an integrated HR/payroll system (e.g. Northgate Arinso);
  • an awareness of data protection and related legislation;
  • good working knowledge of the application of payroll deduction in respect of pension contributions;
  • good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office packages;
  • a willingness to learn and apply new systems.

This role is offered on a full time or part time basis (28 hours per week) on an ongoing basis.

The Finance Department aims to provide, in a cost efficient, professional and timely manner, services that allow the University to meet its statutory financial obligations and internal financial management objectives.

Its main focus is to provide the University as a whole (represented by its Governing Body, Council) and individuals holding budget responsibility with financial services and advice. This includes the payment of bills and salaries and collection of monies owed to the University.

The Department is also required to ensure that the University operates its affairs within the various external financial and tax regulations and ensure that the University’s financial records satisfy external audit.

The Department is located principally in the Registry Building on the University of Kent Canterbury campus, with additional offices in Darwin College, and has approximately 70 members of staff. It is organised into sections that deal with one or more of the core functions.

Further Information
Start date for applications: 4 December 2017

Closing date for applications: 7 January 2018

Interviews are to be held: 22 January 2018

Please press the apply button below to go to the university's website where you can view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on jobs@kent.ac.uk quoting ref number: REG1199.

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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