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Pensions / Payroll Officer

Location: LEWISHAM, LONDON Salary: 16.60 - 20.60 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy, Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3117054
My client, a London Borough Council, are currently recruiting for a Pensions / Payroll Officer to join their team in South East London.

Main purpose of job:

To provide professional, customer focused, efficient and effective financial services to a range of stakeholders. To work with officers across the council to ensure that appropriate financial controls are in operation (e.g. in payroll, pensions, payments, monitoring budgets, maintenance of control accounts, authorising high volume and high value transactions etc), and to provide advice accordingly.

To deliver high-volume, high value and sensitive transactional financial services accurately and efficiently. To operate complicated payroll, pensions, or accounting processes to ensure that appropriate information can be provided to a variety of customers. To calculate and make complex payments due under payroll, LGPS etc within defined parameters and regulations and/or to provide detailed financial advice within defined parameters and regulations, and to analyse and apply complex financial regulations and information and present results accordingly.


Experience in payroll, pensions, finance or accounting, ideally within a large and complex organisation

Experience of applying legislation, regulations and guidance (e.g. as relates to LGPS, payroll, accounting codes and standards etc)


Knowledge of how to use computerised financial information systems and standard software packages (e.g. Oracle, ResourceLink, Axis, CONTROCC, Excel, Word, action book etc). More advanced levels of knowledge suitable for appointment at higher grades

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