Salary: Band 5 £26,421 – £29,269 pro rota (actual £16,372 – £18,142)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week, all year round
Contract: 6 months FTC
Closing Date: Monday 27th May

The Northumberland Church of England Academy is a Multi Academy Trust that strives to provide a supportive, diverse and inclusive learning environment for all staff and students.

The Central Services team are a key part of the Trust, containing departments such as HR, Data and Finance. There is currently an opportunity for an experienced and adaptable Payroll Assistant to join the finance department and assist with payroll and pension functions across the Trust.

The successful candidate will work within an experienced team and have the chance to develop their skills within a supportive environment, whilst providing a key function within a fast growing multi academy Trust in the heart of Ashington.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, input and check payroll data and agree totals at month end
  • Be the point of contact for payroll queries both internal and external eg mortgage references
  • Ensure that all relevant information relating to pay eg rates of pay, tax codes, NI rates, pension contributions, student loans, attachment of earnings are accurately recorded/input.
  • Analysis and preparation of financial/statistical data, as required
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Our Benefits

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • The Nest – Our nursery/childcare provision specifically for NCEAT staff
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free 24/7 health and wellbeing support for all members of staff within the Trust
  • 26 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (full time staff)

If you would like to develop your skills and make a difference within NCEAT, then we look forward to receiving your application!

NCEA Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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