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Payroll Officer

Outcomes First Group Head Office
  • Bolton
  • Permanent
Salary: £22,000.00 per annum
Hours: Full Time 37.5 hrs per week
Closing date: Monday, 5th September 2022
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Full Job Description

Job Title: Payroll Officer

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Bolton in office

Salary: Up to £22,000

Contract: Permanent

Outcomes First Group is Great Place to Work certified – it’s official! We’re also taking part in the national 4 Day Working Week pilot which makes joining us now even more appealing…

About the role:

As our Payroll Officer, you’ll work with an established payroll team, processing payrolls for the Group for around 5,500 employees. You will be expected to work closely with both the HR and Finance teams, to ensure that all payroll information is accurately reflected in the management accounts.

You’ll be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all payroll-related payments to all employees across the Group from start to finish.

We’re looking for someone experienced in payroll, has an understanding of new starters, leavers and processing p45s, processing payment files via BACS, RTI submissions, and monthly HMRC payments.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Demonstratable experience administering and improving payroll processes
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Work well under pressure and be able to meet strict deadlines
  • You will be a confident individual who is ready to ‘hit the ground running with our established team

About People Services:

Outcomes First Group recognises that Payroll is an important department within the Company structure.  We require flexibility, planning skills and the ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are paramount.

About the Group

Outcomes First Group exists to make sure vulnerable young people get the opportunities they need, whether that involves providing them with specialist education and residential care or finding them dedicated foster families in which they can thrive.

There are three organisations in our Outcomes First family: Acorn Education and Care, Options Autism, and the National Fostering Group. Together, we educate, care for and support children and young people across the UK, empowering them to be happy and make their way in the world.


Why work for us?

Your life is bigger than your work, of course, and we know that a healthy work-life balance is key to feeling energised and alive. Whatever your role and wherever you’re located, you’ll love being among inspiring and supportive colleagues who value and respect the work you do – people who are equally passionate about giving you time and space to enjoy with your family and friends.

  • Holidays starting at 25 days per annum
  • Extensive training suite
  • Career development across the Group
  • Professional support network
  • Pension
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS, which must be registered on the update service.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

A great company to work for

Wherever you work – whether in a city location or one of our more rural settings – you’ll be part of one dynamic family, aiming high and dreaming big, and helping the people we work with achieve their own personal goals

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