Payroll Officer

Camden, London (Greater)
£30,066 - £34,538
14 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract Type

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1

Contract Type: Fixed term/Secondment, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion  

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We are looking for a Payroll Officer to join our HR department and administer our employee compensation. 

As a Payroll Officer, you will provide accurate and timely payrolls ensuring that deadlines are met for all payroll related activities. You will be responsible for processing end to end payroll, processing starters and leavers, employee changes and statutory payments and deductions and also run year end routines for all payrolls.

In addition you will provide tier one employee relations advise, information around terms and conditions of employment, employee policy and procedures such as sickness, disciplinary, performance etc as well as reference requests. 

You will also handle a range of enquiries across different chanels i.e email, telephone and face to face. 

You’ll also have a ‘can do’ attitude and take personal responsibility to deliver objectives and support the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is seeking the next step in their payroll career as you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and thrive in a fast paced environment. 

To be successful in this role, you’ll have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to calculate manual payroll calculations.  

You’ll also have excellent organisational and communication skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and use IT systems such as MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with databases and Oracle are essential. 

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You will work in an open place office.  You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.  

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 
To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website  

How to apply 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG. 

Closing dates for applications: 28 June 2019, 23:59  

Interviews to be held: w/c 8 July 2019 

To view the Job Profile please click HERE 

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are: 

17 June 2019  

15 July 2019