Pay & Benefits Officer

Page Personnel Finance
£22000 - £25000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are actively seeking experienced payroll professionals to join a vibrant and dynamic business, based in Avonmouth, to join their accountancy team on an initially temporary basis.

The role is full time, starting as a temporary position but there is a permanent position available, for the right candidate.

Client Details

My client is a true Bristol success story, having been founded here in the 1960's and growing to become a recognised international brand in their sector.


The duties and responsibilities of the Pay & Benefits Officer include, but are not limited to;

  • Input changes to the payroll systems
  • Process new starters, leavers and monthly bonuses
  • Respond to payroll queries from managers and colleagues in a timely manner
  • Raising and processing payroll changes and ad hoc payments
  • Responsible for the auto enrolment process, enrolling eligible people into the company pension scheme on a monthly basis including external companies
  • Responsible for administering and maintaining company benefits such as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and death in service
  • Responsible for the organisation and administration of external 3rd party provider visits e.g Childcare Voucher provider and Pension Advisers
  • Deputise for the Pay and Benefits Manager in their absence - including processing of payroll
  • Preparing written responses to requests for information from internal and external parties
  • Preparation of end of month reports
  • Responding to queries from colleagues and internal departmental customers

Any other ad hoc duties as required


The successful candidate for the role of Pay & Benefits Officer will display the following;

Knowledge & Experience;

  • Previous experience in payroll (essential)
  • Knowledge of pensions auto-enrolment (essential)
  • Excel skills (essential)
  • CIPP Payroll part qualification (desirable)

Key Competencies;

  • Accuracy
  • Planning & organising
  • Able to communicate with people from all levels
  • Driven and focused with a willingness to learn

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the role of Pay & Benefits Officer will receive a salary between £22000 & £25000 dependent on experience.