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Human Resources - Payroll


The Payroll Section is part of Human Resources and Organisational Development  It is based in the County Hall Campus and is responsible for:

  • Making salary, wages and expenses payments to County Council staff
  • Making salary, wages and expenses payments to staff of partner organisations
  • Remitting monthly payments to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in respect of income tax and National Insurance contributions collected from pay
  • Preparing and filing annual Pay As You Earn (PAYE) returns to HMRC
  • Preparing and issuing tax certificates to members of staff (P60, P11D)
  • Collecting and remitting pension scheme contributions, and preparing and filing associated returns.

Operational Structure

The Payroll Team is currently being jointly managed by Dawn Bown and Alison Watkins who lead the Payroll Operations and Payroll Systems teams respectively.

Dawn and Alison report to Bridget Clark, the HR Service Centre Manager.

Payroll Operations Team

Dawn Bown leads the Payroll Operations Team, responsible for maintaining employees' pay and expenses records, and ensures the correct and timely payment of staff of the County Council and partner organisations. Dawn's team also deals with associated pay enquiries from staff, HMRC and pension scheme administrators.

Payroll SystemsTeam

Alison Watkins leads the Payroll Systems Team with oversight of the technical configuration of the payroll system, ensuring that pay parameters are correctly maintained. Alison's team manages the processing of payroll after completion of input and manages interfaces between the payroll and other systems.

Get In Contact

For further information about this service, please contact:

Bridget Clark - HR Service Centre Manager - Tel: 01905 766215
Dawn Bown - Payroll Operations Manager - Tel: 01905 766532
Alison Watkins - Payroll Systems Manager - Tel: 01905 766543

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This page was last reviewed 22 March 2013 at 9:07.
The page is next due for review 18 September 2014.