Senior Payroll Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Recruiter
Orka Financial
Location
Englefield
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Orka Financial is currently working with a client based in Reading on an exciting new opportunity suitable for an experienced Payroll Administrator on a 12-month maternity cover basis.

The working hours are:

  • Mon-Fri, 09:00 - 17:00

Payroll Duties:

  • Supporting the running of the monthly in-house payrolls.
  • Ensuring all payroll documentation is processed onto the payroll system in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all transactions are processed and audited in a timely manner
  • Understanding of all Statutory Payments; NI, Tax, SMP, SSP etc
  • Handling of payroll queries for employees and direct line managers.
  • Support in the completion of requests for information from Government/Statutory bodies as they arise.
  • Supporting Pension administration & submissions - LGPS.

Required Skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of high volume transactional payroll experiences preferred.
  • Experience of working in a high volume transactional and manual payroll environment.
  • Good knowledge of Payroll Legislation.
  • Understanding of RTI and Pension requirements.
  • Ability to work with a high level of confidentiality.
  • Proactive nature and ability to work on own initiative but recognises the objectives of the whole team.
  • Personable and approachable nature.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Speed and Accuracy.
  • High volume of email and telephone queries daily.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Email skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

The successful candidate should have experience in high volume transactional payroll environment which includes monthly and weekly payrolls.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a 2-year’s payroll experience, with a focus on processing payrolls, to meet deadlines and being a direct contact for any payroll queries.

A knowledge of Term Time only contracts would be helpful but not essential.

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