Payroll Specialist

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Reading
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

On behalf of a business based in reading I am recruiting a Senior Payroll position to join a growing technology business.

Client Details

My client is a house hold name that is well recognisable within their chosen field.

Description

The successful applicant for this role will be responsible for the following key tasks and duties:

  • Maintains payroll information by designing systems; directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data.
  • Updates payroll records by reviewing and approving changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job titles, and department/ division transfers.
  • Pays employees by directing the production and issuance of paychecks or electronic transfers to bank accounts.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities by approving the calculation of employee federal and state income and social security taxes, and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
  • Balances the payroll accounts by resolving payroll discrepancies.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains payroll staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains payroll staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Profile

To be considered for this permanent role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working with end to end payroll
  • Experience of working with manual calculations of tax, NI, pension and benefits.
  • Up to date and in depth understanding of payroll legislation

Job Offer

  • Great opportunities to grow
  • Flex able benefits

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76164225