Payroll and Pensions Officer - JRN 18529
 

***We have a permanent and a fixed term opportunity for a period of 12 months. Please let us know via your application form which option you would prefer.***

As one of the largest police forces in the country, we’ve also been recognised as one of the top performing. Our vision is to deliver an outstanding police service. At the core of our values are the Finance and Resources department who provide a wide variety of services which support front line policing activities.

Agile working patterns apply to this position where informal agile working arrangements will be available as agreed with the vacancy manager and in line with the requirements of the role.

The Role:

This amazing opportunity falls within the Payroll & Pensions team who are responsible for the payment of salaries to all police officers and staff, the OPCC and police pensioners.  You will be working on the implementation of exciting projects including pension remedy as well as the role, reward and pay project for police staff which will include the implementation of a new pay and grading structure involving the movement of all staff onto this new structure.

This role would be perfect for a recently qualified graduate looking to gain knowledge and experience of working in a large organisation or someone with previous experience of working in a payroll or pensions section.

What will I be doing?

  • Working as part of a busy team you will be required to work methodically to process all authorised payroll and pensions related data.
  •  Collation of key data and calculation of comparison of benefits for pension remedy.
  •  Configuration of the core payroll system to ensure alignment to the new pay and grading structure.
  •  Creation of any new roles formed as part of the project in the payroll system.
  •  The transfer of all police staff onto the new pay & grading structure, ensuring all conditions of contract are maintained on the new record.
  •  Calculation and implementation of any salary protections arising as result of the project.

What do I need?

  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Strong attention to detail and high personal and professional standards.
  •  An ability to take responsibility in an innovative and proactive manner, applying problem solving skills where required.
  •  Experience of operating to strict deadlines.
  •  Good understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular, Excel.

Desirable but not necessary:

  •  An understanding and knowledge of HMRC legislation affecting pay and pensions.

For further information please see the role profile: Payroll and Pensions Officer.docx

Vacancy Contact

Interested to learn more? To discuss the position in more detail please contact Alison Milling, Finance Lead – Payroll and Pensions by email at Alison.Milling@northumbria.police.uk

Terms and Conditions

Vetting Level – Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.

Benefits

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. Also, to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Northumbria Police we are all different and that’s our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We protect and serve everyone and therefore believe in including everyone. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all areas of the community as appointments are based solely on merit.

Important Information

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts.

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Grade D
Area Command/Department
Finance Department
Location
Forcewide
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£22,107 to £24,156
 

***We have a permanent and a fixed term opportunity for a period of 12 months. Please let us know via your application form which option you would prefer.***

As one of the largest police forces in the country, we’ve also been recognised as one of the top performing. Our vision is to deliver an outstanding police service. At the core of our values are the Finance and Resources department who provide a wide variety of services which support front line policing activities.

Agile working patterns apply to this position where informal agile working arrangements will be available as agreed with the vacancy manager and in line with the requirements of the role.

The Role:

This amazing opportunity falls within the Payroll & Pensions team who are responsible for the payment of salaries to all police officers and staff, the OPCC and police pensioners.  You will be working on the implementation of exciting projects including pension remedy as well as the role, reward and pay project for police staff which will include the implementation of a new pay and grading structure involving the movement of all staff onto this new structure.

This role would be perfect for a recently qualified graduate looking to gain knowledge and experience of working in a large organisation or someone with previous experience of working in a payroll or pensions section.

What will I be doing?

  • Working as part of a busy team you will be required to work methodically to process all authorised payroll and pensions related data.
  •  Collation of key data and calculation of comparison of benefits for pension remedy.
  •  Configuration of the core payroll system to ensure alignment to the new pay and grading structure.
  •  Creation of any new roles formed as part of the project in the payroll system.
  •  The transfer of all police staff onto the new pay & grading structure, ensuring all conditions of contract are maintained on the new record.
  •  Calculation and implementation of any salary protections arising as result of the project.

What do I need?

  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Strong attention to detail and high personal and professional standards.
  •  An ability to take responsibility in an innovative and proactive manner, applying problem solving skills where required.
  •  Experience of operating to strict deadlines.
  •  Good understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular, Excel.

Desirable but not necessary:

  •  An understanding and knowledge of HMRC legislation affecting pay and pensions.

For further information please see the role profile: Payroll and Pensions Officer.docx

Vacancy Contact

Interested to learn more? To discuss the position in more detail please contact Alison Milling, Finance Lead – Payroll and Pensions by email at Alison.Milling@northumbria.police.uk

Terms and Conditions

Vetting Level – Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information and references.

Benefits

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 28 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. Also, to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Northumbria Police we are all different and that’s our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We protect and serve everyone and therefore believe in including everyone. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all areas of the community as appointments are based solely on merit.

Important Information

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts.

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

If you have any queries with regard to the application process please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.pnn.police.uk