Payroll Coordinator Ref: 5179

School/department: Human Resources (Payroll)
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.5 FTE / 18.25 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).part time (0.5 FTE)
Contract: fixed term for two years  
Reference:  5179
Salary: starting at £21,814 to £25,217 per annum, pro rata if part time. 
Placed on:  13 January 2021
Closing date:  31 January 2021.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected Interview date: w/c 08 February 2021
Expected start date: March 2021

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 temporarily work from home and from the University Falmer campus, on a split rota, to be agreed with the successful candidate. It is expected that the postholder will transition to full time on campus working.

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

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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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