Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager - JRN 20606
 

Ever wondered what it’s like working behind the scenes for one of the UK’s largest Police Forces? Here at Northumbria Police, we are extremely excited to be able to offer an amazing opportunity to come and join us, in our Finance Department as a Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.

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:

The successful candidate will assist in the management of the payroll and pensions section, ensuring a customer focused, effective service is provided to the Force.

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting directly to the Payroll & Pensions Manager, you will be responsible for the effective day to day running of the section ensuring all internal controls are adhered to and deadlines are met.
  • You will be required to identify improvements to systems and procedures to ensure that the efficiency and effectiveness of the department is maintained. 
  •  You will have responsibility to ensure that any regulatory/legislative changes are implemented correctly and are communicated to key stakeholders and the business.
  • You will assist in the management of welfare, recruitment, appraisal, development and discipline of staff within the section, ensuring that learning and development needs are identified, delivered and supported.
  • In relation to Police Pensions, you will be required to hold the position of Board Adviser to the Police Pension Board as well as managing the provision of annual benefit statements and annual allowance statements to all active and deferred members of the police pension schemes.
  • You will be required to develop and produce financial reports to ensure all statutory returns are completed in accordance with the relevant timescales and be able to provide and present financial information to senior management as required.
  • You will also be required to undertake other responsibilities, such as project work and conduct internal and environmental scanning to make recommendations to aid decision making.

What do I need?

  •  Equivalent experience in this area OR Professional Finance Qualification 
  • You must have proven experience of managing a busy payroll & pensions function within a large organisation. 
  • Some knowledge of Police Officer Regulations, Police Staff terms and conditions as well as the Police Pension Schemes and Local Government Pension Scheme is desirable.
  • You must have highly developed analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to work unsupervised and using your own initiative. 

For further information please see the role profile: Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.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 29 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, 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 H
Area Command/Department
Finance Department
Location
Forcewide
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
£33,921 to £37,134
 

Ever wondered what it’s like working behind the scenes for one of the UK’s largest Police Forces? Here at Northumbria Police, we are extremely excited to be able to offer an amazing opportunity to come and join us, in our Finance Department as a Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.

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:

The successful candidate will assist in the management of the payroll and pensions section, ensuring a customer focused, effective service is provided to the Force.

What will I be doing?

  • Reporting directly to the Payroll & Pensions Manager, you will be responsible for the effective day to day running of the section ensuring all internal controls are adhered to and deadlines are met.
  • You will be required to identify improvements to systems and procedures to ensure that the efficiency and effectiveness of the department is maintained. 
  •  You will have responsibility to ensure that any regulatory/legislative changes are implemented correctly and are communicated to key stakeholders and the business.
  • You will assist in the management of welfare, recruitment, appraisal, development and discipline of staff within the section, ensuring that learning and development needs are identified, delivered and supported.
  • In relation to Police Pensions, you will be required to hold the position of Board Adviser to the Police Pension Board as well as managing the provision of annual benefit statements and annual allowance statements to all active and deferred members of the police pension schemes.
  • You will be required to develop and produce financial reports to ensure all statutory returns are completed in accordance with the relevant timescales and be able to provide and present financial information to senior management as required.
  • You will also be required to undertake other responsibilities, such as project work and conduct internal and environmental scanning to make recommendations to aid decision making.

What do I need?

  •  Equivalent experience in this area OR Professional Finance Qualification 
  • You must have proven experience of managing a busy payroll & pensions function within a large organisation. 
  • Some knowledge of Police Officer Regulations, Police Staff terms and conditions as well as the Police Pension Schemes and Local Government Pension Scheme is desirable.
  • You must have highly developed analytical, problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to work unsupervised and using your own initiative. 

For further information please see the role profile: Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.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 29 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, 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