Senior Payroll Officer vacancy at National Team

Salary: £32,910.00 - £34,728.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Sajdah Khanam
Location: Kettering
Closing Date: 28/01/2022 09:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 04/02/2022
Start Date: 11/03/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 37.50
Contracted Weeks: 52.14
Department: Finance
Pay Grade: SCP 29 £32,910 to SCP 31 £34,728
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

Senior Payroll Officer

SCP:                                   SCP 29 £32,910 to SCP 31 £34,728.

Contract:                            37.5 hours per week, All Year Round                                  

Start Date:                            ASAP

E-ACT is a multi-academy trust responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England. We are proud to be a part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

Thinking Big, Doing the Right Thing, and Showing Team Spirit-our values are our anchor point and underpin all we do. These values are embedded in our academies, and the E-ACT family strives to ensure that these are a success for every pupil that leaves our academies.

E-ACT are seeking an inspirational, professional and dynamic individual to join the Kettering Team. We are looking to appoint a Senior Payroll Officer to support the Payroll Manager in providing payroll services for E-ACT Regions and Academies. Including all processing on the trust’s payroll system, pensions administration and responsibility for other payroll related requirements.

In this significant post, duties will include:

·       Working on the set up of the group’s payroll system.

·       Ensuring Payroll reports are submitted to stakeholders in a timely manner.

·       Developing ad-hoc reporting as required in conjunction with the Payroll Manager and wider finance function.

·       Taking responsibility and management for aspects of the team (members) and processes, following direction from the Payroll Manager and\or Head of Finance.

·       Ensuring regular quality and assurance reviews are carried out in an appropriate and timely manner.

·       Deputy for the Payroll Manager in their absence

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to develop their career and join our trust.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment.

As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

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Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
5 GCSEs including Maths and English (grade 4-9) or equivalent


Personal Attributes
Ability to work effectively within a team environment
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, parents and students
Relevant Skills
Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines