We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Pay and Benefits Data Entry Clerk

Closing date: 19/08/2022

Reference: REQ104114

37 hours / Permanent

19,264 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We’re recruiting for a Pay and Benefits Data Entry Clerk to join our busy People and Organisation service on a permanent basis, based at our Aberystwyth office.

Our People and Organisation service provides a wide range of services to the 3,500 people that work for us including HR, Pay and Benefits, Learning and Development and Health and Safety.

We are a forward thinking service with ambitious plans to improve the way we receive process and communicate information to our people.

We are looking for someone with exceptional attention to detail who can work to deadlines and be able to work efficiently as part of a small team. Ideally, you will have existing data entry or payroll experience or transferrable skills, however full training and support will be provided to the successful candidate in order to achieve those skills. You will have good computer skills and a desire to learn and develop, and previous experience in pay or financial systems would be advantageous.

The successful candidate must be customer focused, showing flexibility and commitment in order to meet monthly deadlines and timescales. You must also be a good communicator with the ability to deal with enquiries in both English and Welsh.

Job Description and Person Specification

Flexible Workforce

We promote a flexible workforce and will consider applications from individuals seeking full time, part time, job share, or term time only working arrangements.

Under the current COVID-19 situation, this post will be required to work from home until Council offices are reopened. We will also consider applications from individuals wishing to work from home on a more formal basis. The ability to work effectively from home, including good quality reliable broadband speed, is therefore an essential requirement for this post.

Interview Date: Wednesday 24th August 2022.

Under the current COVID-19 situation, interviews will be undertaken remotely using video conference. Further details will be communicated to successful candidates.

Further information

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please call Sharon Burns on 01970 633144 or email sharon.burns@ceredigion.gov.uk.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

People and Organisation

We support the organisation in attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that will deliver services of the highest quality to the citizens of Ceredigion.   Our key responsibilities include:

  • Human Resources Advice and Administration:  Contracts, Absence; Appraisals; Contracts; Disciplinaries; Grievance; Job evaluation; Managing change; Recruitment and onboarding.
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing: Advice; Compliance; Risk assessments.
  • Learning and Development: E-learning; Events; Qualifications panel; Training.
  • Engagement and Wellbeing:  Ceri+; Internal Communications; Recruitment Marketing.
  • Pay and Benefits:  Payroll; Pensions; Timesheets.
  • Systems:  Ceri System and Development; Data and Reporting.
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