Payroll Coordinator Ref: 10235

School/department:  Human Resources (Payroll)
Hours:  full time or part time hours  considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).         
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 10235
Salary: £27,131 Grade 4.7
Placed on: 11 November 2022
Closing date: 30  November 2022
Expected Interview date: December 2022
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

An experienced Payroll Coordinator is required as soon as possible to join a busy team.. They will undertake a range of duties relating to the running of three computerised payrolls including: payroll administration, data input, 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 work 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.

The post holder will work from the University Falmer campus, and will have the opportunity to move onto a split rota with some time worked from home, to be agreed with the successful candidate.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 10235 [PDF 99.07KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) 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.

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