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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/05/2021.

Payroll Section Manager (XN06)

Job Reference: 298-CORF-2093

298 Payroll Services
St James University Hospital
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Job Reference :

Job Title: Payroll Section Manager

Area of Work : Payroll

Employer : Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Department: Finance

Location : Leeds

Salary: (£31,365 - 37,890)

Job Type: Permanent

Pay Scheme : Band6

Closing Date: 29/03/2021



The Payroll Department is located at St James’s Hospital in Leeds 9 and provides a Payroll service to Leeds Teaching Hospitals and other client organisations, paying approximately 37,500 employees in total. You will work full time, 37.5 hours per week.


The Payroll Section Manager will be required to manage a team of 14 Payroll clerks ensuring the processing of salaries, wages, personal expenses and pensions administration within the Section. The role involves ensuring a comprehensive payroll service is provided to Managers, Human Resources, Finance and all employees of the Trust and other client organisations, including other NHS Trusts, Hospices and University (Deanery).

A key characteristic of this role is that it will have the responsibility for supporting a specific management area; however it will also provide flexible support performing specific tasks in relation to other areas and also key payroll tasks which are Section wide. This will involve the provision of payroll information and advice in accordance with set procedures (NHS and Local Conditions of Service and Statutory Regulations) through completion of own work and through coordination and delegation of work within the Payroll Section/Office.

Responsible for weekly and monthly payroll controls and reconciliation, pay over’s to 3rd parties and statutory bodies e.g. Inland Revenue. The Payroll Section Manager ensures payrolls are processed in accordance with policies and procedures and investigates complex enquiries providing assistance and advice. Completes Annual Statutory returns in line with Statutory Deadlines. Investigating and answering queries both verbal and written.




Salary is dependent upon previous NHS payroll experience.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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