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Accountant Data Integrity HR

Staffordshire County Council
£47,420 - £51,515
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Data Integrity HR Team and lead a small team of payroll and pensions officers.  If you are experienced in working with payroll providers, then this is the role for you.

The Data Integrity HR Team sit within the Finance Directorate and report into Corporate Finance.  The team have overall responsibility for dealing with payroll related processes, HMRC, Local Government Pension scheme and the Teachers Pension scheme.

Main Responsibilities


  • Manage a small team of officers
  • Ensure that the accounting & HR systems reflect the requirements for financial information
  • Be the main contact for the councils four payroll providers and work closely with them to ensure that they are compliant with payroll and pensions legislation
  • Work closely with the Accounting Services Manager and colleagues in People Services and Finance
The Ideal Candidate

You'll have:

  • Proven experience of working within a financial function. 
  • Experience of managing / supervising a team,
  • Knowledge of payroll and pensions legislation,
  • Experience of using and interrogating financial & HR systems to produce high quality data reports,
  • A proficient use of spreadsheets and Office 365 and system tools for the production of reports,
  • The ability to work flexibly and creatively to meet changing priorities. 

Interviews will take place w/c 1st July 2024

For an informal discussion around the role please contact Bronya Jeffryes at

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 


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