Payroll Assistant

Recruiter
Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Bedford
Salary
From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted
12 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has a temporary vacancy for a Payroll Assistant to ensure timely and accurate payments to all employees, whilst fulfilling all statutory and legal obligations fundamental to the processing and reporting of Payroll.You will need to have experience of managing payroll from start to finish.

Key responsibilities

To ensure the weekly payroll is produced in a timely and accurate manner

To action appropriate SSP, SMP, A.O.E, manual Tax Calculations

To complete weekly & monthly payroll reconciliation and journals as necessary

To be a point of contact for all pay related queries

To provide information to the HR Team where necessary

To play a key role in Payroll systems development and Project implementation as required

To co-ordinate the incident tracker and insurance claims process, including direct liason with Operations and external parties, to help prevent potential claims and reduce liability

To provide regular reporting with a primary focus in key areas of cost control including utilities, labour forecasting/actuals and weekly P&L reporting

Assist the Management Accounts Team with weekly reporting and month end duties including P&L review

To assist the Group Finance Controller and Payroll Supervisor where necessary

To oversee the Payroll dept in Manager’s absence (including monthly payroll and expenses)

Essential Skills

Excellent customer service skills
Planning, organisation and time management
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Strong numeracy and problem solving skills 


Desirable Skills


Enthusiastic team player

Strong work ethic

Able to work flexibly in a dynamic environment

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.