Payroll Officer

Prime Appointments
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Prime-Appointments are currently recruiting for the following position:

We are looking for a Permanent candidate, who is experienced in finance and can undertake the following duties with ease.

This role is working as a Payroll Officer for a very successful company in Southend, working 9-5, Mon-Fri.

Your duties will include:

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 200+ 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.
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.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days your application for this position has been unsuccessful.