Payroll and HR Development Role

  • Job Reference: 1108699478-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Sopra Steria
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Salary: £21,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: 3% Flex Fund
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you someone with excellent analytical and problem solving skills, looking to develop your career? Or do you have a background in Payroll, HR or Pensions and looking to expand your knowledge? Maybe you re looking for your first career opportunity after finishing University or College.

We are offering a development pathway opportunity to progress to a Test Analyst (TA) role after a period of training and development within the HR & Payroll delivery Team.
Initially as a Payroll, HR and Pensions Administrator you will support in the provision of services, using a number of systems, to process transactions to support the delivery of services. Being a valued member of the organisation, you will gain knowledge of the business by working in all areas of the delivery team, completing hands on work to help you develop.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop into another area of the team as a TA. With the right training, and candidate, we can support the desires of someone looking to progress into this field.

These roles are based in Newcastle and offer hybrid working arrangements. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with passion and desire to learn; if this is you, then this is the role for you!

What you ll be doing:

  • Working across the Payroll, Pensions and HR teams, you will be inputting transactions, maintaining systems and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data to allow accurate payments to our clients.
  • Learning and understanding client policies across the key business areas, and how they operate, the systems they use and the processes they have in place.
  • Running cost reports, extracting and analysing data to support the measurement of controls, SLA s and KPI s.
  • Using spreadsheets and statistical techniques to review data.
  • Reviewing and resolving payroll / HR queries received from both internal and external partners.
  • Identifying and suggesting areas of improvement with the processes and systems themselves

Are you keen to learn more about this role, but unsure of what the development into a TA looks like? Please apply and I can discuss this with you!

What you ll bring:

  • A desire to build a career within an Analyst position.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to form positive relationships.
  • Competent with Microsoft office.

It would be great if you had:

  • Prior experience within a testing role.
  • An understanding of Oracle ERP systems.

If you are interested in this role but not sure if your skills and experience are exactly what we re looking for, please do apply, we d love to hear from you!

Employment Type: Full-time Permanent

Location: Newcastle

Security Clearance Level: SC

Internal Recruiter: Theo

Salary: £21,500

Benefits: 25 days annual leave with the choice to buy additional days, life assurance, pension, and generous flexible benefits fund

Although this role is advertised as full-time, we believe that flexibility at work can promote work/life balance, increase your motivation, reduce stress and improves performance and productivity. We support different ways of working and can offer a range of flexible working arrangements. So, if you re interested and need to work flexibly, we encourage you to apply and talk to us about what might be possible.

Loved reading about this job and want to know more about us?

SSCL is a leader in critical business support services for the largest Government departments, Defence, Police and CITB across the UK. We provide digital solutions and Innovation and Advisory services to improve end to end employee services including HR & Payroll, Finance, Procurement, Pensions Administration and Resourcing Services - enhancing the customer experience, enabling smarter public services.

We employ more than 3,000 people who, with their in-depth client knowledge and our collaborative approach, sit at the heart of our business strategy. SSCL operates at size and scale within the UK Public Sector and has already delivered savings of just under £300m - providing more funds for front line public services.