Payroll Technical Specialist

223838-9197-21154 16.6

Payroll Technical Specialist
£15.33 per hour

Our client is looking for an experienced Payroll Technical Specialist.

The candidate will be currently working at home however there will be expectancies for the candidate to visit the office based at Lancashire Place as and when required, they will also need to collect equipment. The post is currently until the 31st March 2022.

Payroll team provides services for more than 45,000 employees in
public sector organisations across the North West, including over 500 schools and academies.
The team are proactive in providing best advice to customers, interpreting legislative and policy
changes and delivering a highly responsive service built on best of breed technology.
The primary purpose of the role is to control and develop the payroll systems, running processes
and all related technical processes to provide a high quality, accurate and timely function for a
range of clients and in accordance with their statutory, legislative and contractual obligations.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities – appropriate for this post:
To schedule, generate and administer payroll system routines for all customers and
produce associated output and reports for third parties.
Provide support regarding the reconciliation of payroll expenditure including PAYE, NIC and
Pension Contributions.
Assist in the investigation and reporting of complaints and queries, providing for effective
solutions to issues, escalating where necessary.
Provide technical support and expertise on complex payroll and pension matters and
systems to all officers of LCC and its customers.
Provide input to project plans and estimations of resource requirements, completing project
work within cost, time and to the required quality.
Provide technical support on the payroll implications of service developments, new
legislation, local and corporate initiatives, and to challenge and influence discussions in
order to ensure effective decision making.
Produce accurate, meaningful and timely management information covering a range of
payroll functions.
To assist with the development and co-ordination of testing and implementation of
technological solutions to support new legislation and business objectives.
Proactively engage with appropriate internal and external user groups, ICT teams, key
stakeholders and third parties.
Participate in the development of user communication and training materials and deliver
user training as appropriate.
Provide effective staff training and development focusing on quality standards and outputs
To lead the continuous review of processes and procedures within the service to ensure
effective and efficient service delivery, in line with LCC standards and quality frameworks.
Ensure data verification, cleansing and housekeeping are undertaken to maintain data
integrity and consistency.
Ensure compliance with service level agreements and KPIs.
Ensure the application of, and adherence to all contractual and statutory legislation
governing payroll and pensions.
Adhere to LCC data protection policies and procedures.
Build and maintain effective working relationships with customers and colleagues.
Represent the County Council at meetings when required.

Please only apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV. Colbern Limited along with our clients are an equal opportunities employer

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