Payroll Officer, Sutton

Closing date:Expiring soon

Orchard Hill College Academy TrustSutton

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020, subject to clearance checks
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,846 - £17,060
Contract term: Permanent

Salary:  Scale 6/SO1, £14,846 - £17,060 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (FTE £26,724 - £30,708)

Hours:   Part time position, 20 hours per week Monday to Friday, all year round

Location:   Quadrant House, Sutton, SM2 5AS

We are currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join our dynamic and committed payroll team. You will provide a high quality payroll service for all OHC&AT employees, accurately inputting data into the Payroll system (Select Pay), liaising with HR colleagues, schools and departmental managers and calculating payments.

You will;

  • Accurately input data into the Payroll system to ensure that appropriate employee details are correctly set up and calculated in accordance with statutory and contractual requirements
  • Regularly input ad-hoc payroll adjustments (e.g. union deductions, season ticket loans, pay claims) by required deadlines
  • Complete month end processing including posting journal into finance system and balance sheet reconciliation

The right person for this role will have;

  • Demonstrated payroll processing experience
  • Understanding of payroll legislation and processes
  • Basic knowledge of pay and conditions of service for Local Government staff and teachers
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. The College has 7 centres and the Trust is now home to 14 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex.

We will only be shortlisting applications from candidates who have payroll experience – if you do not have the essential skill please do not apply. 

Please note applicants who have applied for this post within 6 months wouldn’t be considered.

To apply for the role, please download an application form, and send your completed application to

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Applications close: Midnight Sunday 23rd February 2020

Interview: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Orchard Hill College Academy Trust
Type: English SEN Schools & Colleges
Address: C/o Orchard Hill College of Further Education, Quadrant House, 8th Floor The Quadrant, Sutton, SM2 5AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 345 402 0453