Payroll Assistant

School/department: Human Resources (Payroll)
Hours: Part time (22.5 hours)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 2555
Salary: Starting at £20,989 and rising to £24,285 per annum
Placed on: 09 November 2017
Closing date: 26 November 2017. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: Beginning of December 2017
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Previous applicants need not apply

Job description

An experienced Payroll Assistant is required as soon as possible to join a busy team of ten. They will undertake a range of duties relating to the running of three computerised payrolls including: data input, pensions administration, answering personal queries and liaising with government agencies.

Applicants should be able to operate effectively within a team, possess a good level of numeracy and literacy as well as being familiar with a computer based environment. The person appointed should be able to handle high volumes of paperwork accurately, possess good communication skills, and be able to organise and prioritise work to meet strict deadlines.  A knowledge of  tax and NI requirements is essential and a knowledge of auto enrolment requirements is desirable.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2555 [PDF 81.58KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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