Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, and established in 1993, Education Personnel Management (EPM) is a specialist provider of HR and Payroll services. Employing almost 170 people, EPM is regarded as the most experienced and knowledgeable provider of these services, with c.1,300 education sector customers. EPM’s culture is unique and is based upon its motivated and passionate staff, and as a result, they ensure they put their people first and allow them to flourish and grow.
EPM’s performance in the market has been, and continues to be, exceptional, resulting in significant growth year after year. The Company’s plan for the future is to continue this growth, increasing our geographical reach and consider expanding the services offered.
To ensure outstanding customer service across the organisation by delivering, and supporting colleagues to deliver, expert payroll advice and guidance in a timely and effective manner. You will be constantly striving to improve the efficiency and professionalism of working practices to meet the company’s objectives of ‘clarity and consistency’ and working ‘smarter not harder’ to facilitate an increase in customer base whilst maintaining and improving customer service.
You will be supporting the payroll section in attaining its aims and objectives, by providing an effective service within the company working as part of a team, and managing a portfolio of schools. This will be in accordance with HMRC, pension scheme regulations and employment terms and conditions. The working environment is fast-paced and the ability to work well and remain positive under pressure is essential.
|Five 9 - 4 GCSEs including Maths and English, or equivalent||A qualification in a relevant subject, e.g. degree or NVQ|
|Ability to establish good working relationships and gain credibility with a range of clients||Good (or predicted good) grades in two A level subjects, or equivalent|
|Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines||Ability to establish good working relationships and gain credibility with a range of clients Previous experience working within a payroll/finance environment|
|Ability to contribute to a strong team working culture, motivating and supporting fellow team members||High level of numeracy and ability to deal accurately with manual calculations of a complex matter|
|Good ICT skills including use of Microsoft Office||Good working knowledge of current HMRC rules on tax and National Insurance|
|Ability to demonstrate careful attention to detail and accuracy||Experience of working in a customer focused environment|
|Ability to use initiative and work effectively to achieve individual and team goals||Experience of using a database|