Payroll and Pensions Manager

Shropshire Permanent £38,000 - £43,000 per year
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Agile working

About Our Client

Harper Adams University is a highly respected educational institution based in Newport, Shropshire. As a not for profit entity, they focus on providing outstanding learning experiences for students and fostering an environment of academic excellence. The institution is medium-sized, with a dedicated team of professionals committed to making a difference in the education sector.

A Payroll and Pensions Manager is required to oversee the processing of payroll and pensions for the University. The successful candidate will bring a wealth of experience to the role, coupled with a strong understanding of financial regulations.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating environment, completing and managing complex payroll processes and ensuring the efficient operation of pension schemes.

Job Description

  • Manage and oversee the processing of the company payroll and pensions of around 650 employees.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable financial and tax regulations.
  • Work closely with HR and Finance Departments to ensure accurate record-keeping.
  • Handle any payroll and pensions related queries from staff.
  • Implement improvements to the payroll and pensions processes.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management.
  • Assist in the preparation of end of year accounts.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes in financial regulations and legislation.
  • Leadership and Team Management

The Successful Applicant

A successful Payroll and Pensions Manager should have:

  • Actively studying towards or qualified in CIPP (QBE is also considered).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of payroll and pensions processing.
  • Excellent understanding of tax and financial regulations.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in payroll software and MS Office applications.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £38,000-£43,000 per year.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunity to work in the not for profit sector.
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays + 8 closure days
  • Agile and flexible working
  • Free parking
  • CIPP qualification support

We encourage all interested candidates, who meet the above criteria and are eager to make a difference in the not for profit sector, to apply for this exciting opportunity in Newport, Shropshire. If you're interested in applying for this role or want an informal chat, please reach out to Katie Paine on 0121 634 6941 or email [email protected]

Katie Paine
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Phone number
+44 2078 312000

Job summary

Job function
Sub Sector
Not For Profit
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Consultant name
Katie Paine
Consultant phone
+44 2078 312000
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