Payroll and Pensions Manager

We are seeking a Payroll and Pensions Manager to join the HR Team and work closely with our Finance colleagues whilst managing our payroll and pensions operations.

The role

The Payroll and Pensions Manager will ensure the timely and accurate processing of payroll on a monthly basis and support our employee benefits offering.  We have completed our first successful year with a new third-party provider which processes our payroll through a fully integrated HR/Payroll system, and you will be responsible for processing the information to the provider, checking its accuracy and managing the relationship with them.

This post is an opportunity for an experienced payroll professional with a focus on continuous improvement and customer service to join a small friendly team at an exciting time as we develop and enhance our services.

This role is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as part of our pre-employment due diligence.

The successful applicant will:

  • Manage our payroll and pensions operations whilst continually reviewing processes and working practices.
  • Possess in-depth and up to date UK payroll and benefits knowledge, as well as a solid understanding of pension scheme administration and grey vehicle fleet management.
  •  Have demonstrable process improvement and customer service skills and experience. 
  •  Be familiar with payroll and reporting systems in order to meet HMRC arrangements.
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Benefits when joining our team

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, employees can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 5 days.
  • A choice between two pension providers: NHS pension scheme or Standard Life.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Career breaks and sabbaticals.
  • Private medical insurance, life assurance, season ticket loan, bike loan and many more.

Follow this link to see the full guide of our excellent benefits

About the GPhC

We are a respected regulatory body that regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

Our organisation has a long-term vision and a desire for highly skilled and specialist staff. We are committed to providing workforce learning and development opportunities.

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adopted a hybrid working approach which combines office and home working. Staff are predominantly home-based and office attendance depends on the nature of the role and the requirements of the team.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

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Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please apply using our online jobs application portal.

Please make sure you complete your supporting statement section, explaining how you meet each of the criteria for the role, and where you found out about this vacancy. Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.

Please consult the knowledge and skills section of the job description document below to help you prepare your application: Payroll and Pensions Manager- role description

We welcome applications from all sections of the community

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and being inclusive in all our work as a health professions regulator.

As part of your application for this role, please complete our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring section. This is optional and you don't have to complete it; however it provides us with useful information for monitoring and reporting purposes and is strictly confidential. The information you provide on this form will not form part of any selection process and will not be shared with the selection panel.

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