Payroll Administrator (MOR01728)

The Moray Council
£19,264.70 - £21,149.70 per year
14 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

To input employee payroll, travel and subsistence data to the payroll system, processing the Council’s 7 payrolls which produce over 64,000 payslips per year. Working within a team structure where workloads rotate according to priorities and responsibilities as allocated, this includes all associated payroll and admin tasks, applying 5 different terms and conditions and operating 2 different pension schemes.

Post is temporary, covering staff secondment for the duration of project to implement a new HR/Payroll system.


Prepares, verifies and inputs data to appropriate systems
Manual pay calculations
Processing and reconciliation of pay runs
Reconciliation of payroll control accounts
Remittances to Unions, AVC providers and other third parties
Process over/under payments
Operate the Local Government and Teachers pension schemes
Operate salary sacrifice schemes implemented by the Council
Process and operate pensioner payroll
Handle various enquiries both written and verbal
To provide training to staff

The Individual

Experience of working within a finance section
A high level of IT literacy with competence in Microsoft Word and Excel
Understanding of finance control and administration
Effective numerical skills
Finance/Administration HNC qualification
Payroll qualification e.g. IPPM or Payroll Alliance (if not already held, must be willing to undertake qualification within 3 years)
Procedural skills
Good organisational skills
Knowledge of payroll processes and statutory regulations
A flexible approach to new working practices and technology and ability to implement new procedures
Ability to switch between tasks easily
To work on own initiative when required to specified deadlines
Analytical and research skills
Able to maintain confidentiality.
Able to work as part of a team and using own initiative.
Very good communicator – verbal and written
Work under pressure to tight deadlines

Temporary to March 2017
Closing Date: 21 Oct 2016
Starting Salary: £19,264
£10.22 per hour
36.25 hours per week

Proposed Interview Date: week commencing 31st Oct 2016

For further information contact Linda Duncan 01343 563007

See also:
JD - G5 Payroll.doc

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