Payroll Administrator

10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose:

As the Payroll Administrator you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the administration and processing of payrolls within the team, to provide a first-class payroll bureau service.

Job Role:

• Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms, P60
• Have a mixed client portfolio involving various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc.
• Use PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import / export and report writing
• To process all types of manual payroll calculations, including Director’s NI and salary sacrifice schemes
• To have an extensive knowledge of PAYE / NIC and statutory payments eg. redundancy, SMP / SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls
• To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes (defined benefit and defined contribution) when providing administration for various payrolls, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website
• To send BACS payments
• Assist with small client setups and project work
• Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance
• Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision
• Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise
• To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary
• Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels
• To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll)
• Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients

Person Specification:

• Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential
• Ideal candidate will have worked in a payroll bureau environment and serviced education sector clients
• Previous payroll experience, ideally within a professional services environment
• Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grades A-C required
• Demonstrate up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and be confident in using payroll software, specifically PAYRITE
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff
• Organise own work and prioritise own tasks
• Good numeracy skills
• Demonstrate attention to detail and a high concern for accuracy
• Demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of teamwork and respond willingly to all team members reasonable requests

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