Payroll & Administration Assistant Ref 0409

School/department: Human Resources (Payroll)
Hours: full time (36.5 hours per week)
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 0409
Salary: starting at £18,668 and rising to £20,836 per annum
Placed on: 09 January 2019 
Closing date: 22 January 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: W/C 28 January 2019 
Expected start date: 01 March 2019.

Job description

A Payroll & Administration 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, record keeping, providing a payroll reception service, and answering general payroll queries.

Applicants should be able to operate effectively within a team, possess a good level of numeracy and be able to use a computer for data entry. 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.  Previous payroll experience and a knowledge of  tax and NI procedures is desirable.

Download job description and person specification Ref 0409 [PDF 92.45KB]

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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