Payroll and Pensions Clerk part time

Pure Resourcing Solutions
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A highly reputable business based in the city centre currently seek a temporary to permanent Payroll and Pensions clerk. The business will consider candidates who are looking for part time work anytime between 25 and 30 hours. The business are based in the city centre in a stunning setting, with free on site parking and some outstanding benefits. The company offer complete flexibility with start and finish times. The current employee is retiring so this person will work alongside them for around 6 weeks for a thorough hand over.

The main duties of the role are as follows:
To be responsible for processing monthly payroll, including starters, leavers etc. and ensuring statutory obligations are met, updating accounts links and costing centres (and adding new payment/deduction items into the system, ensuring that they are set up correctly with Income Tax, NI and pension contributions)

To administer the pension schemes and prepare information required for monthly and annual returns.

To ensure that auto-enrolment is operated correctly.

To provide advice to staff and managers on matters related to pay, taxation and National Insurance

To administer the Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay schemes

To prepare month end payroll summaries, carrying out debugs and making adjustment checks

To allocate employee costs and deductions to relevant cost centres or balance sheet control accounts

To be responsible for compliance with regulations to HMRC ensuring the business is not subject to fines or legal proceedings through non-compliance to statutory regulations

To maintain all necessary payroll records required to comply with statutory regulations, for the effective management of the payroll and produce returns/standard forms, including the issue of P45s and associated work in relation to leavers, retirees etc

To prepare annual pay review reports, inputting changes and calculating back-pay adjustments

To administer the staff loan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

To undertake other work within the Accounts department during quiet periods as requested by the Senior Clerk of Accounts

Ideally the successful applicant will have:
• Qualifications to GCSE level in English and Maths
• Previous experience in an accounts office
• An understanding of payroll procedures and statutory regulations applying to payroll procedures
• An understanding of cascade payroll system (desirable)

Key skills required:
• Accuracy is key in all aspects of written and verbal communication
• Accuracy in the presentation and content of all correspondence
• Accuracy is key in the transfer of information to and from Payroll to ensure integrity of information.
• Accuracy is key in the maintenance of electronic and paper filing systems
• Good computer and keyboard skills (including Excel, Word, Access)
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and use initiative
• Good communication skills and telephone manner
• Good organisational skills with a very high level of accuracy
• Absolute discretion and confidentiality is required in dealing with sensitive and confidential matters

The company use a manual payroll system and the payroll is run on site.

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