Payroll Administrator

University of Cambridge
July 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Negotigation
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Payroll Administrator

The Payroll Team is responsible for processing pay for over 22,000 individuals each month using the Midland iTrent system, across weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls.

The Role

You will be part of a friendly team of twelve comprising of six Administrators, three Senior Administrators, one Team Leader, a Senior Team Leader and the Payroll Manager. This role requires high levels of accuracy and confidentiality.

Your Skills

You will have previous experience of working within payroll, processing multi- frequency payrolls from start to finish and dealing on a day-to-day basis with all aspects of statutory pay regulations. You will be able to accurately demonstrate manual payroll calculations and possess in-depth knowledge of statutory regulations including auto enrolment.

You should be educated to GCSE or equivalent (including Mathematics and English), ideally with some formal payroll qualifications; experience of working in a large organisation; the ability to deal with staff and the public, working on your own and in a team and possess excellent interpersonal skills / telephone manner and PC skills. Experience of iTrent and Oracle Financials is an advantage, though not essential.


The University offers an excellent benefit package including:

  • Discounts on shopping

  • Rental deposit scheme

  • Public transport season ticket loans

  • Defined benefits pension schemes

  • Tax-efficient bicycle and charity-giving schemes

  • Flexible working options

  • Location

    The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows. This arrangement is subject to change and will not form a part of the contractual terms of the role.

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 18 months in the first instance.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

    Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you would like more information about this role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to Alexsis Dicken, Head of Payroll at: [email protected]

    If you have any questions the application process, please contact a Recruitment Administrator at [email protected].

    The closing date for applications is 21st July 2024. The interview date for the role is planned for w/c 22nd July 2024.

    Please quote reference AG42304 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Information - Payroll Administrator
  • Department/Location

    Finance Division






    Assistant staff


    2 July 2024

    Closing date

    21 July 2024

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