Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EPM is an award winning and accredited education services business with 25 years of expertise. We are a technology enabled business, but people are at the heart of what we do. We believe in developing long lasting relationships with our customers and employees, with our relationships lasting, on average, 11 years. We are 100% dedicated to education and our expert team of nearly 200 highly qualified employees support more than 1,600 schools nationwide. Our culture is unique and is based upon our motivated and passionate team. As a result, we encourage our employees to flourish and unleash their talent by building their confidence and providing them with the opportunities and support to empower them and realise their full potential. This is just one of the many reasons we were awarded ‘Employer of the Year’ at the Hunts Post Business Awards 2018. EPM’s performance in the market has been, and continues to be, exceptional, resulting in significant growth year after year. Our success can be attributed to our proactive, forward thinking approach and passionate team. Our plan for the future is to continue this growth, increase 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 - 5 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 customers||Good (or predicted good) grades in two A level subjects, or equivalent|
|Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines||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|