Payroll Specialist

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Reading
Salary
£30000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Reading client is currently recruiting for a Payroll Specialist to join their team.

The ideal experience would be from bureau.

The Role

* Assist Head of Payroll/Payroll Manager on client related budgets and targets
* First line on the job training for non-payroll staff
* Identifying client related risks and report to Head of Payroll/Payroll Manager
* Assist with payroll processes and control procedures
* Assist Payroll Manager/Supervisor with new client PAYE registrations / set up
* Responsibility for a portfolio of payroll clients, including:
* Liaison with other team members on accounting, tax, cosec etc. to ensure adequate two-way flow of information
* Managing client expectations as to service delivery etc.
* Processing of Payrolls from Start to Finish
* Processing Payments for net pay and all third parties.
* Managing start to finish process for Auto Enrolment
* Maintaining good client contact
* Ensuring client deadlines are met
* Ensuring HMRC deadlines are met, including filing deadlines and payment deadlines
* Reconciliation and management of client monies to client call account
* First port of call assistance for Team Leaders/Business Unit personnel on payroll related matters
* Provide assistance to other team members as required, particularly at busy times and assist Payroll Manager/Supervisor with covering other staff payrolls during absences
* Upward management re. work flows, absences and other factors that affect client service
* Promoting other parts of the business when opportunities arise

The Person

* Multi discipline awareness
* Risk aware
* Client service oriented
* Good client management skills
* Good written and oral communication
* Good presentation skills.
* Willingness to build internal and external relationships and to communicate at all levels and across disciplines
* Openness to involve management in resolution of issues
* High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
* Well organised and a good planner
* Self-motivated
* Able to use own initiative and identify issues
* Flexible approach
* Good practical payroll knowledge
* Able to disseminate information, both technical and client related, to other team members to increase awareness
* CIPP qualified or exceptionally qualified by experience