Payroll Officer

Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Chase and Holland are currently working with the largest publisher of educational materials in the UK to recruit a Payroll Officer to join their existing Finance Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the payroll function to ensure the timely and accurate processing and payment of the weekly, monthly and annual payroll for approximately 300+ employees.

We're looking for a Payroll Manager to complement the existing finance team. The ideal person must be conscientious and accurate, with good attention to details and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Our client would like someone that is able to communicate well with colleagues and external partners effectively both written and verbally, and has a first-rate work ethic, passionate and driven to succeed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the payroll process for new joiners and leavers to ensure that pay and benefits are processed correctly
  • Calculate and process all contract variations including changes of salary, job title, location etc
  • Maintain accurate employee details within the payroll system and update changes as required
  • Process and pay overtime, holiday pay, and maternity pay etc in line with HMRC rules
  • Process the monthly payroll in line with documented process, including pre-payment reports, balancing and authorisation process
  • Prepare employee payslips and issue via email and post in accordance with employee preference
  • Ensure external organisations receive appropriate employee deductions (i.e. Inland revenue, court orders, childcare vouchers, pension funds)
  • Monthly RTI reporting to HMRC and associated reporting to the finance department
  • Complete P11 calculation, notification and payment on annual basis
  • Review the payroll processes from time to time and suggest and implement enhancement
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, and non-taxable wages
  • Determines payroll liabilities and resolving any payroll discrepancies
  • Work closely with the HR function to ensure continuity of reporting and data transfer to payroll
  • Support for Finance Team if required

Core Skills:

  • Advanced IT skills and experience of payroll packages
  • Experience of SAGE 50 Payroll
  • Proven and demonstrable experience in a payroll environment i.e. pensions, auto enrolment, understanding of payroll legislation
  • Excellent telephone manner, strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Capability to solve problems
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to work to deadlines

Qualifications & Experience:

  • SAGE 50 Payroll
  • Degree level education
  • Experience of working in credit control/payroll departments
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance and HR recruitment and comfortably service the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.