Payroll Administrator

Pertemps Coventry Commercial
02 Jun 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Payroll Administrators X2

I am currently recruiting for two payroll administrators based in Meriden, to ensure all allocated client payrolls are processed in an accurate and timely manner, in accordance client service level agreements and specifications, whilst providing a specialist payroll support service and maximising efficiency and productivity .

Key Responsibilities

• Process correct and timely salary payments across all allocated UK & Ireland payrolls, in accordance with client service level agreements and specifications, following correct processes and agreed client authorisation levels.

• Provide a specialist payroll support and advice service to clients, including understanding the impact of events and actions on payslips and the ability to provide comprehensive and detailed payslip explanations.

• Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory region legislation in respect of processing of all payments to employees, as well as income tax, National Insurance/Social Insurance, pensions and National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

• Processing of new starters, leavers, personal and job amendments, company sick pay and any other third party/ad-hoc payments and deductions where required.

• Attend regular team meetings/huddles in order to maintain an acceptable standard of service delivery.

• Ensure client payrolls are reconciled accurately and timely following set checks and balances, and client management reporting is in line with client requirements.

• Generation and reconciliation of payments when required, including TT, BACS and cheque if applicable.

• Processing of Real Time Information, including electronic return of Full Payment Submissions (FPS) and Employer Payment Summary (EPS).

• Validate any exception and/or error reports for reasonableness.

• To understand the various client pension schemes and the impact of calculations on payslips, including Workplace Pensions Auto-Enrolment legislation and processes.

• Manage the appropriate approval levels, with supporting evidence, and to ensure sign off is made before BACS payments are arranged for submission.

• House-keeping data storage and paperwork, in line with customer requirements, General Data Protection Regulations and internal audit/business controls.

• Processing and validation of all tax and National Insurance/Social Insurance documentation, in accordance with local legislation, including P6, P9, P45 and New Starter Declarations.

• Apply and validate statutory payments and processes, in line with legislative framework, including SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP, ShPP, Student Loans, Court Orders, Local Authority deductions and NMW/NLW.

• Carry out any other required administrative duties connected with the efficient delivery of payroll, including filing and scanning.

Person Specification

• Minimum of two years' payroll experience.

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with a clear personal commitment to meeting client requirements in order to deliver a high quality service.

• Highly analytical and attentive, with the ability to solve problems.

• Professional outlook and personality, with excellent customer service skills and the ability to operate under pressurised situations.

• Flexible outlook and approach to workload and working hours, to accommodate fast moving projects and ever evolving processes and changes to legislation.

• Ability to plan, prioritise, organise and review progress of client payrolls, effectively scheduling work to fit in with deadlines, in order to maximise productivity.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (particularly Word and Excel) to a reasonable standard.

Desirable Skills

Working knowledge of Access SelectPay and SelectHR.

Working knowledge of PS Enterprise payroll.

Experience of working in a payroll/payroll systems migration environment, and understanding the change that this brings about.

Experience of Irish payroll compliance and legislation.

CIPP (or similar) payroll qualification.

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