Payroll & Pensions Executive

The Scouts Association
East London, South East, E4 7QW, GB
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Job Type
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll & Pensions Executiveto join our team based in Chingford, London s part of a fixed term 1 year contract. We will offer you a competitive salary of £31,086 - Band E Level 3, inclusive of outer London weighting. We're Scouts and everyone's welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright. The Payroll & Pensions Executive Role: You will deputise for the Payroll & Pensions Manager and to be responsible for accurate and timely recording, processing and reconciliation of transactional data for the Payroll & Pensions Team within set time deadlines, including processing Scout County and Scout District payrolls, reconciling and reporting pensions for The Association, Scout Counties and Scout Districts and raising invoices for payroll & pensions services. Key responsibilities as our Payroll & Pensions Executive: - Assist the Payroll & Pensions Manager in the provision, maintenance and improvement of a first 8 class customer service for all payroll & pension activity. - Provide cover and assist the Payroll & Pensions Officer with the accurate and effective recording and processing of authorised payroll & pension changes, including uploading the monthly BACS file to the BACS system, publishing payslips and producing month end reconciliations and reports. - Responsible for producing the monthly variance report for payroll authorisation by the Director of Finance Resources, the Head of Finance and the Deputy Head of People and Culture. - Responsible for processing the County and District payrolls, currently six in total. - Responsible for collating and reconciling the Association's, Counties' and Districts' monthly pension contributions, transmitting them to our Pension scheme provider, currently Scottish Widows, and raising payment to Scottish Widows. - Responsible for reconciling County and District balance sheets and raising sales invoices for Payroll & Pension recharges and services. - Assist with the monthly balance sheet reconciliations together with the preparation of periodic payroll & pension analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps or variances. - Review payroll & pension procedures and reporting, making appropriate changes as agreed with the Payroll & Pensions Manager. - Liaise with external agencies such as HMRC, pension scheme providers and medical insurance providers to assist with queries and assist with accurate and timely payments. - Assist in managing the payroll generic email inbox, including answering complex customer queries. - Assist in the maintenance of the digital filing system and ad hoc duties in line with the running of the Payroll & Pensions department. What we are looking for in our Payroll & Pensions Executive: - Experience of working within a payroll & pensions department - Experience of using computerised payroll & pension and accounting systems - Experience of using Microsoft Office - Good understanding of double entry bookkeeping - Sound basic accounting knowledge
• Good understanding of digital spreadsheets - Good understanding of payroll & pensions and accounts software - Good understanding of the principles of PAYE, statutory payments and pension auto-enrolment What we can offer you as our Payroll & Pensions Executive: - 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years' service and 32 days after 5 years' service - Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year - Life Assurance - Simply Health Scheme - Generous Pension Scheme - Free car parking We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer... - Up to four personal days paid leave a year - Maternity/Paternity Leave - Childcare Vouchers - Flexible working hours - Store Discount at our Scout Store other online benefits ???????- Study and volunteer leave Closing date: Mon, 23 May 2022, 23:59 Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team Click 'Apply' now The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Strictly no agencies.
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