Payroll Officer

Robert Walters
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A great opportunity for a Payroll Officer has arisen to join a leading, well-accredited company based in St Albans

Working within the busy payroll department, this is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to come on board as a Payroll Assistant and gain great Payroll experience and further their skillset.

As a Payroll Officer you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage end to end monthly payroll process which involves producing, collating and checking of the payroll, ensuring that information is 100% accurate and in-keeping with payroll deadlines.
  • Responsible for the monthly payroll reconciliation with Finance.
  • Manage the monthly payroll reporting, ensuring key stakeholders are kept up to date with employee movements (IT, Facilities, Finance).
  • Payroll audit management - regularly conduct audits of the payroll process and data input to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Administers bonus payments, payroll related taxes, third party payments etc.
  • Processes wage and overtime payments, payroll deductions and requests for out of cycle payments.
  • Be a point of contact for pay queries and liaise with HR when applicable.
  • Check employee payslips and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Process monthly invoices for payroll and benefits providers.
  • Communicate clear deadlines to the HR team, employees and managers.
  • Produce ad hoc reports for payroll, benefits, suppliers and year-end reporting.
  • Support the team with broader HR projects including appraisal, pay review and talent development.

To be successful in this role we are looking for candidates with the following;

  • A full working knowledge and demonstrable experience within a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of advanced Excel.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to juggle a demanding workload and manage priorities.
  • Experience of working within a busy administrative team.
  • Strong communication skills; clarity in writing style and verbal expression.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively as a team and lead on own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and the drive to get things right first time.
  • Sound IT skills, including the full Ms Office Package.
  • Knowledge of ADP payroll systems is desirable.

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