Payroll and Pension Officer

Location Woolwich
Discipline: Support Services
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £29262
Contact name: Sandra Scott

Job ref: 188165

GLL is looking for a three experienced, Payroll and Pensions Officer to join our Employee Services Team based in Woolwich, South East London. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as an Officer, there's never been a more exciting time to join us.


As Payroll and Pensions Officer you will be joining our Employee Services Team and you will be part of our Head Office support services as well as being within the People (HR) function, which manages a range of important staff services such as payroll, benefits and pensions.


What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for advising on GLL policies, procedures, contractual terms and conditions (GLL and Non GLL) including rates of pay and employee benefits
  • To manage and maintain all employee data, computerised or manual
  • Accurate data input relating to employee lifecycle where necessary
  • Action all monthly pension data submissions, including leavers forms on the allocated schemes
  • Compliance of NMW, RLW regulations
  • Check all monthly pension data submissions and leaver forms on the allocated schemes
  • Action employee, manager and provider queries and ensure response times are adhered to
  • Carry out manual calculations that are required as part of your role, such as overtime payments, gross to net, advance payments, statutory payments, starter and leaver payments
  •  Monitors relevant mailboxes, answering queries and escalating complex queries
  • Ensure compliance with current statutory regulations; keep up to date with legislative changes. such as statutory benefits payments, tax, national insurance National Minimum wage, working time directive, right to work, GDPR


As a leader within the leisure industry, we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you need:

  • Strong knowledge of UK Payroll Regulation’s
  • Strong knowledge of UK pension processes and legislation
  • Previous experience working in payroll and/or pension’s officer role
  • Meticulous attention to detail/organisational skills
  • Excellent IT/Microsoft Office Skills and administration skills
  • Ability to manage own workload and achieve deadlines
  • Excellent literacy and Numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong knowledge of GDPR

As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:

  • A salary of up to £36,562 pa dependant on experience
  • A Values driven organisation
  • Learning & development to support career development
  • Good Pension schemes
  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.
  • A full time permanent position
  • Industry leading rates of pay
  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal
  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria
  • Health assurance
  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.
  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)
  • 25% off Red Letter Days
  • 25% off Buy A Gift
  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:


As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.


Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.


One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.

So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Gold Award employer.


However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.