Payroll Specialist

Sharp Consultancy
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi hours,Discounts scheme,Study support
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll Specialist - Large Hospitality business in the Harrogate area.

£22,000 - £25,000 - Benefits, Flexible hours, Discounts schemes, Study support if needed, Free lunch, Cash Plan.

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Payroll specialist has arisen for a hospitality business in the Harrogate area.

Working as part of a team of 8 within Finance the role is a stand-alone payroll position managing a monthly payroll of approximately 250 employees. The role will also involve some ad hoc transactional finance duties but the main focus will be on the running of the entire payroll function as a whole. Below is further information on the job tasks and specification.

To be considered for this role you will come from a solid Payroll background with a stable work history. You will ideally have knowledge of overseas working with regards payroll, good problem solving skills and an open minded attitude for helping with other finance tasks. You will also be a personality of strong empathy and have a desire to bring stability to the payroll position.



Check the Current Pay Period is correct.

Enter details for new Starters to ensure Record is there prior to Data input.

Amend Salary changes, Tax Code changes, Student Loan Deduction Authorities,
Bank Details, and any other permanent changes.

Check Timesheets for any temporary adjustments/payments to be made, including Sickness, unpaid leave of absence, overtime hours, hours for Casual Staff, Bonus payments.

Prepare and input Deductions for Staff Accommodation, Court Orders, Attachment of Earnings Orders and Salary Advances. There will be some Miscellaneous Deductions from time to time, but the amounts to be deducted will be notified by the appropriate person.

Calculation of Statutory Maternity Pay, Payment of Statutory Paternity and Adoption Pay.

Calculation and Payment of Statutory Sick Pay where appropriate.
Employee Leavers Forms are completed by the HOD and sent to the HR Manager who will pass a copy to Payroll for processing. Check Dates etc. and calculate the Salary, any Holiday Pay and Lieu Time to be paid/recovered.


Running the Calculation Report and other relevant Reports including payslips, cheque list and BACS Listing.

Check all Data to the copy Payslips, amending where appropriate.


Ensure payroll is authorised and BACS transmission is done.


Payslips are distributed as early as possible on Pay Day to the HOD's.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.