Payroll Administrator

Gap Personnel
08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

gap personnel Exeter are pleased to be supporting our local client in recruiting a Payroll Administrator.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the main duties of the role are:

  • Accurate and timely processing of payrolls for all company employees
  • To respond to enquiries in all matters related to payroll.
  • Support the filing of year end returns with relevant UK authorities.
  • Payroll accounting including provision of general ledger files and support on reconciliation.
  • Provision of standard payroll reporting per defined schedules and ad-hoc on request.
  • Keeping up to date on UK payroll related legislation and ensuring all relevant people/teams within the payroll organisation are briefed and relevant actions needed are taken.
  • Ensure payroll is compliant including performing scheduled self-audit tests on payroll related processes.
  • To act as administrator for Time & Attendance system, supporting the users of the system and provide reporting on request.
  • Maintaining accurate computerised employee clocking records by following up with managers/supervisors to ensure their employee record anomalies are resolved by relevant deadlines, escalating when needed.
  • Issue of employee clock cards and other identification cards.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement of Service Level Agreement.
  • Helping update and improve payroll policies and processes.
  • Any additional tasks at management discretion relevant to the position and job grade.
  • Daily interaction with business unit HR staff, location line managers and other location staff at all levels, handling requests for payroll information, resolving queries and issues.
  • High volumes of work at particular periods of the work cycle.
  • Dealing with a wide range of issues and people at all levels within the business
  • Ensuring that data is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Maintaining a high customer focused approach whilst operating within agreed service level agreement.

You will have:

  • Demonstrable "hands on" payroll experience.
  • Significant knowledge and use of payroll systems
  • An understanding of UK specific legislation including: tax year-end procedures, as well as payroll ledger and postings.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment to meet demanding deadlines and timescales
  • High level of interpersonal skills including demonstrable customer focus and the ability to provide remote support to customers at all levels within the company.
  • The ability to work accurately with a strong and developed attention to details.
  • Administrative oriented with outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise individual workload within set payroll processing timescales.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Strong team player skills.

This role is 30 hours per week

To apply please contact Dan @ gap personnel Exeter on or

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