Payroll administrator

Armstrong Knight
£24000 - £30000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Payroll administrator to join a dynamic, innovative team in southend has become available due to growth. This is a great chance for an individual to utilise their payroll skills within a growing finance team.

Main Duties

Administration of all stages of the monthly payroll processing cycle.
Weekly timesheet reconciliations and data input into Sage Payroll.
Timely processing of monthly payroll for 250+ employees; including preparing BACS files, full HMRC compliance and preparation of month end payroll journals.
Calculating and paying monthly pension payments.
Completing P11Ds; Statutory Annual Returns; Starters and Leavers P45’s.
Maintenance and development of current payroll system with constant review of current controls and processes.
Production of ad-hoc reporting for both the Financial Controller and Senior Management.
To ensure payroll polices and procedures are kept up to date and
Sound knowledge of payroll and taxation legislation and practical application and an awareness of how changes may impact on personnel.
Keep abreast of the legal and financial requirements to fulfil our obligations to our employees and to the company as an employer
The role will not be limited to these duties and will also carry out other duties within this area.

To be considered for this role the right candidate will have:

Experience of setting up and implementing in-house payroll is desirable.
Sage Payroll software experience is essential.
Relevant and up to date payroll experience.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of all payroll related HMRC legislation including the current rates and thresholds.
Strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy for data entry is essential to this role.
Computer skills - essential packages: Word; Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to prioritise and handle more than one task at a time.
Ability to act on own initiative and make pragmatic decisions.
Excellent communication skills and a team player with a professional and confident personality.
Well organised with the ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure