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Payroll Team Leader

The Role

An opportunity has arisen to join the Payroll team based at Wandsworth Town Hall. As Payroll Team Leader, you will be responsible for a team of +/- 4 Payroll Coordinators. Your tasks will include (but will not be limited to) inputting, checking and bringing allocated Payrolls to completion, quality control of payroll data, training, supervision and leadership of the Payroll Coordinators, as well as conducting appraisals and setting objectives for team members. You will enjoy liaising with departmental managers and employees, resolving their queries, as well as advising on legislative and contractual matters.

The ideal candidate will have experience in processing high volume payrolls, preferably on iTrent payroll software. Knowledge of current legislation is important, as is the ability to carry out manual calculations of PAYE, NI and Student Loans. Previous payroll experience in a Local Authority environment and the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Foundation degree (or equivalent) will be an advantage..

The post reports into the Payroll Manager.

The Payroll team run a total of 12 payrolls, thereby offering the opportunity to train and acquire skills on different payroll groups.

We offer working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include a 36 hour working week (full time), 31 days annual leave plus bank holidays and flexible working arrangements such as homeworking.

In addition to the above, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards and discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Thursday 20th August 2020

Shortlisting Date: Friday 21st August 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

 

 Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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