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Senior Payroll Coordinator

Job Description


NHBC currently have an excellent opportunity for a Part Time, Senior Payroll Co-ordinator to join the business based in Milton Keynes. The role will own the delivery of an effective payroll function, leading and managing all aspects of the payroll process. Working closely with the wider HR Operations Team the successful candidate will always ensure compliance with current legislative requirements. The role also offers the great development opportunity to work with our Interim Payroll Consultant driving forward an ongoing project to deliver a new payroll system at the end of tax year 2020.


Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our colleagues are proud to be making a difference to improving the quality standards of new-build homes in the UK. Being an independent, non-profit distributing company with no shareholders means we can focus solely on our mission.

Diversity and Inclusion 

NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a Bronze holder to the Armed Forces Covenant and signed to the Women in Finance Charter. Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team. Underlying our overall commitment to equality is the fundamental belief in the right of all employees and customers to be treated with dignity and respect and to be guaranteed freedom from discrimination.

Always happy to talk flexible working 

We encourage employees to work flexibly in different ways including home working, field working and both formal and informal flexible working arrangements. We don’t promise we can offer you what you want, but we are always willing and happy to talk flexible working options.  This can be discussed further during the interview process.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

-Demonstrate an ability to self-organise and deliver to internal and external timelines.

-Be proactive in mindset and able plan to effectively deliver all payroll activities and projects as scoped.

-Drive forward and be the Payroll Lead in project delivery of the new payroll system at the end of tax year 2020.

-HR owner for annual P11D activity, including project management related to reconciliation and submission of P11D’s.

-Responsible for co-ordination of in year P11D reconciliation checkpoints, ensuring a successful year end process.

-Act as an internal advisor on all HR projects/initiatives with a payroll impact.

-Maintain effective working systems and internal controls ensuring that errors are minimised, and any changes are reflected accurately.

-Continually review existing processes with a view to innovating new practices, developing or improving procedures leading to best practice operations.

-Manage internal payroll reporting requirements and reconciliation

-Provide high quality advice on payroll related matters, responding to queries and liaising with departmental managers, employees, HR, Finance and Inland Revenue as necessary.

-Keeping and maintaining accurate and clear records for production or reports for both internal and external auditors on a regular basis.

-Ensure all GDPR requirements are met.

-Responsible for the continued monitoring of external changes which affect pay and/or the payroll system, making recommendations to the senior management team to ensure NHBC remains compliant with all relevant legislation.

-Advise the HR team on all HMRC Matters.

About you

You will have proven experience of managing the payroll process end to end, as well as being able to demonstrate delivering payroll projects.  Demonstrable experience of HMRC tax benefit schemes and working within an HR shared services environment would be desirable.  Proficient with all MS Office packages, with excellent attention to detail and accuracy, experience of using payroll software Agresso would be highly desirable. Confident working under pressure to meet tight deadlines, along with being flexible in approach to all tasks.

Salary / Benefits (Pro rota):

-Salary 36,822 - £40,698, dependant on experience (pro rata)

-25 days pa annual leave with additional days for long service

-Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution)

-Life assurance of 4 x salary. 

-Part funded private medical insurance.

-High street discounts and preferential gym rates.

-Employee assistance programme.

Our Values

Excellent – Proud and professional in all that we do

Connected – Collaborating, sharing and achieving success as a team

Human – Challenging, supporting and respecting each other

Progressive – Inspired by possibilities, learning and adapting together

*Please note this role will initially be working from home due to the current Covid 19 pandemic.  

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    HR, Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Part-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    Salary 36,822 - £40,698, dependent on experience (pro rata)

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    Always happy to talk flexible working

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