Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.
We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.
At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive. Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work.
We are looking for a Payroll Officer (1 post) to join our Payroll Team.
The Payroll Officer will process and reconcile monthly payrolls, ensuring all payments including staff expenses are made within Onward policy and procedures.
The Payroll Officer will be responsible for inputting and peer checking all payroll data, manually calculating absences and ensuring correct internal policies have been applied. Processing monthly staff expenses and complete complex manual calculations. Complete monthly reconciliation of payroll and pension data. Prepare BACS payment files for staff payroll, and payments to third parties. Provide first line support for payroll and pension queries, and provide reports to the finance team on a monthly basis.
It is essential to have an in depth working knowledge of payroll processes, be up to date with payroll legislation and pension regulations alongside having excellent manual calculation skills. You should be able to work on your own initiative, and as part of a team, and have good verbal and written communication skills. GCSE in Mathematics or equivalent is essential.
All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation. As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.
The base location for this role will be Didsbury. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work and the post holder would currently be expected to work from home. Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on HumanResourcesTeam@onward.co.uk and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.
Please note that interviews will be held remotely in the week commencing 8th March 2021.