Payroll, Pensions & HR Administrator

18-21 hours per week (£24,886 pro rata) working within friendly team main duties include;


Payroll and Pensions

  • Process a monthly payroll using an outsourced payroll bureau
  • Prepare and post Journals for Monthly Payroll and reconcile payroll data
  • Process pension payments and upload all relevant information to Pension providers
  • Provide pensions information directly to employees and calculate pension contributions
  • Update staff/payroll records
  • Maintain holiday and sickness records
  • Provide information to the College Accountant for the preparation of forecasts and budgets
  • Responsible for archiving payroll and pension records



HR Administration

  • Assist the HR Manager with the preparation of offer letters and contracts for College Staff,
  • Assist the HR Manager with the preparation of amendments to the Staff Handbook
  • Follow-up or complete HR administration tasks as agreed with the HR Manager.
  • Assist the HR Manager in keeping staff HR files up-to-date and archiving 



  • Assist Finance team during busy periods as required
  • Submit Gift Aid submissions on a quarterly basis



Person Specification

  • Good working knowledge of payroll systems
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Customer service orientated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships


Staff benefits include:
  • Dinner is provided when the kitchens are open
  • Free car parking on site (depending on availability)
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 public holidays pro rata
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
Please send a cv and a completed application to the HR Manager by email by 28th April 2017.
St Edmund’s College is a graduate College of the University of Cambridge, which admits men and women of diverse academic background and many nationalities. The College presently has over 450 students with 70% enrolled for postgraduate degrees and the remainder enrolled as mature or affiliated undergraduates. The Master, 50 Fellows, Visiting Fellows, Visiting Scholars, together with the Von Hügel and Faraday Institutes and the students, form a single community. As a relatively small College, St Edmund’s provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for its members and their families.  The College has a small, friendly administrative team, led by the Bursar, supporting the College’s strategic objectives. 
Closing date
28 Apr 2017