Payroll and Employment Taxes Specialist (0.6 FTE)

British Universities Finance Directors Group

BUFDG is looking for an enthusiastic, imaginative, and organised colleague with the right skills to join our small team and perform this crucial member engagement role.

The British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG) is the representative body for higher education finance staff in the United Kingdom. Our members are the Directors of Finance and Chief Financial Officers (and their staff) of almost all UK higher education institutions.

This role would suit a people person who is also a great communicator and someone who is keen to build and develop a network of colleagues working in Finance and/or HR to assist our members on issues relating to employment taxes, expenses, global mobility, and other payroll issues.

You will need to develop and maintain positive engagement with members, building effective relationships and networks as appropriate. You will also need to develop relationships with advisors and other bodies working in the area of people taxes and payroll in order to develop useful resources, training, and updates for members. The post-holder reports to the BUFDG Tax Specialist and has no line management responsibilities. This post is part-time, expected to be around 0.6FTE, with actual working hours flexible. The post can be based at our offices in Loughborough, or home-based.

BUFDG is a Professional HE Services Ltd (PHES) organisation and offers competitive salaries benchmarked to the University of Sheffield grading structure (grade 8 £39,992 - £53,691 pro-rata pa, dependent on qualifications and experience). A defined contribution pension scheme is offered with 7.5% employee and 16% employer contribution rates, together with life insurance. We offer 30 days’ holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays and discretionary days’ office closure. Support for CPD and appropriate training will be given.

To apply, complete the application form and email it with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Amanda Darley, BUFDG Tax Specialist ( or 07711 289039).

The job description and application form can be downloaded from:

Closing date: Tuesday 8th May 2018 at midday.

Interviews in Loughborough: Wednesday 16th May 2018.

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