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  • Ref no: WEL03689
  • Published: 8/8/2019
  • Closes: 22/8/2019
  • Location: West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston
  • Salary: £19,389.00 - £21,829.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


36 hrs per week, Fixed Term until 31 March 2020

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 22 August 2019. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

(Information for Internal Staff - Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post).

The council are currently implementing a new HR and Payroll system, and to help support the implementation the Payroll Team require additional resource.

You will be working in a busy team, who are responsible for updating and maintaining the council's payroll records (including pension and tax returns)

The key duties of this post are:

This post forms part of the payroll team who are responsible for updating and maintaining the council’s computerised payroll records.

The key duties of this post are:

  • To assist in the process of calculating and disbursing salaries for employees, pensioners and other individuals approved by the council. The team operates to strict audit standards and works within pre-defined practices and procedures;
  • To assist in the updating and maintenance of the council’s computerised payroll records; and
  • The application of employees’ Condition of Service and the Statutory Regulations governing payroll is an essential part of the team’s function

The skills and experience you must have are:

  • Previous experience of working within a busy customer service driven department;
  • excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and IT skills;
  • the ability to work well under pressure whilst having the attention to detail;

Ideally you will experience of working within a Payroll Department.

Interviews will be held w/c 26 August 2019

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