We are looking for an experienced Payroll and Pensions Help desk Officer to be able to lead on payroll and pension adminstration for the largest multi-academy Trust in England. Immediate Start! 6 month fixed term contract.
Be responsible for the collection and input of all payroll data for central staff including new starters/leavers, overtime and expenses in order to complete the monthly Central staff payroll submission ready to be checked off by an authorised HR colleague.
Assist with year-end procedures, including preparation and distribution of P35s, P60s & P11Ds.
Build and maintain relationships with all new Academies and maintain a strong relationship with existing Academies.
Keep abreast of developments in pension regulations and processes by reviewing monthly newsletters/emails from pension funds and report anything of interest onto the Lead Pensions Specialist.
Help monitor MHRs progress with pension administration by compiling a monthly progress report to assist Lead Pensions Specialist with rolling monthly operational calls and quarterly review meetings.
Learn how to calculate early retirement costs as a result of redundancy and pass this on to Academy staff in a simple format.
Obtain enough knowledge to be able to be a point of reference and knowledge for all Academies on payroll-related issues. This will include reading the Green Book, Burgundy Book and the Teachers Pay and Conditions document.
Proven administrative experience preferably in payroll
Excellent organisational skills, with proven ability to take initiative and prioritise workload.
Excellent interpersonal skills with confidence to liaise with staff at a senior level.
Competent user of Microsoft Officer Suite.
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
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Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.