Payroll Officer

Berry Rowan Recruitment Solutions
Bristol (City Centre)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Payroll Officer (Accountancy Services)

Full-time role although part-time considered

Portishead, Nr Bristol

£20,000 - £23,000 per annum depending on skills & experience

Accountancy practice with offices in Portishead and Bristol are seeking a highly organised Payroll Officer to provide dedicated payroll support to a range of small to medium UK businesses. Using Sage 50 Payroll, XERO and QuickBooks, you will be required to run multiple payrolls throughout the month on behalf of a variety of clients.

Working as part of a small and friendly team with dedicated support from the Payroll Senior, this is a great opportunity to take ownership and accountability for your own workload.

Adopting a highly systemised approach to maintain accuracy and consistency in service, the successful Payroll Officer is likely to have at least 2 years’ payroll experience, ideally gained from working within a busy practice and utilising various payroll software.

The Payroll Officer will be responsible for:-

  • Processing all incoming payroll impacting information and transactions e.g. new starters, leavers, absence, statutory leave and pay, tax codes & NI category changes,
  • Processing and reconciling all fixed pay instructions e.g. basic salary changes, pay uplifts etc
  • Processing all weekly and / or monthly variable pay instructions from sites e.g. bonuses, shift allowances, overtime etc.
  • Producing and submitting all HMRC RTI and auto enrolment pension files.
  • Producing and delivering high quality payroll output files to customers that comprise payslips, reports KPI's etc. relating to their respective payrolls
  • Processing of CIS payments Preparation of P11d’s
  • Managing auto-enrolment
  • Managing year-end processes Corresponding with HMRC as necessary
  • Dealing with correspondence to employees, sites and external parties e.g. over-payment recovery letters, Benefits Agency / Child support requests for information, financial references etc. Ensuring all required controls are correctly operated and all required evidence is produced and retained, resulting in a robust and secure payroll process.
Experience & Qualifications required:

    Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate-Advanced ExcelAuto Enrolment knowledgeExperience of working in a similar role
Experience & Qualifications preferred but training can be provided:

    XEROQuickBooks Pension knowledge
Person Specification:

    Organised and methodical approach Professional communication skills both written and verbal – comfortable interacting with employees, clients, potential clients on all levelsPositive outlook and “can do” attitudeDevelops a culture of trust with the team and clientsAble to juggle a number of jobs, remaining calm under pressureExcellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met

    Holiday – 22 days plus bank holiday (Birthday is an extra day off not included in your holiday allowance) Pension – 3% contributions from Employee & Employers, through auto enrolment.Flex options scheme offering a choice of benefits ie health care, dental care and gym membership etc through salary sacrifice. Company Reward scheme - discounts or cash back on loads of things such as meals, days out, attractions holidays etc.Sociable working environment with regular social events£40 per month per employee to spend on wellbeing
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week 08:30-5.00pm - Part Time considered

Key Words: Payroll Officer, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Administrator, Sage Payroll, XERO, QuickBooks

Berry Rowan Recruitment Limited are acting as independent HR Consultants in respect of this role. All third party applications will be forwarded to Berry Rowan Recruitment Limited.

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