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HR Payroll Officer

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
Closing date
19 Sep 2021

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About us

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Payroll Officer you will join our HR department and administer our employee compensation.

The role

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 channels 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.

About you

To be successful in this role, you’ll have a clear understanding of PAYE legislation and its application and proven experience gained in a payroll and HR administration environment.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to analyse and resolve payroll related problems and manual 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, intermediate Excel and Outlook. Experience with using Oracle cloud payroll is desirable.

Please refer to the job profile for more information.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE  to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

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

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 7974 4444
Town Hall
Judd Street
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