Payroll Officer

St Albans
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll Officer based St Albans One year Maternity cover

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Payroll Officer to join my busy client based in St Albans on a fixed term one year contract to cover maternity leave.

As part of the payroll team, you will be supporting over 7000 employees across UK&I, as part of a large St Albans Global Business Services team.

As a Payroll Officer you will have the following responsibilities:

Job Duties:
+ 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, talent development etc.

Minimum Requirements

+ 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.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Educated to GCSE Level or equivalent, Maths and English to grade C or above
Please only apply if you are able to start and accept a years maternity contract.

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