Senior Payroll Administrator

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

Hays are currently recruiting for an exciting and rapidly expanding organisation based in Norfolk. They are a market leader in their industry and through strategic planning and acquisitions are one of the fastest growing companies in the region. This company have a need for an experienced payroll professional to join their team initially on a 9 month contract but with the possibility of this becoming a permanent role in the future.

This role is ideally to start in August but some flexibility around this could be offered.

Your new role

The main function of the job will be to provide a comprehensive and effective payroll service and support a busy payroll team on a full time basis working 9-5 Monday to Friday. The main responsibilities of the role include;

  • Ensure the timely, accurate collection of all payroll data monthly
  • Inputting & importing data templates to the payroll system
  • Calculation of absence & statutory sick payments
  • Calculation of statutory maternity/adoption/paternity payments
  • Implementing starters and leavers including TUPE transfers
  • Problem solving & advising employees on queries in a professional manner
  • Calculations of overpayments and agreements for payment
  • Manual gross to net calculations and calculations of appropriate system adjustments
  • Implementing tax codes & student loan changes
  • Issuing of payslips and P45's
  • Deductions from salary & payment over of AEO's, SAYE, childcare vouchers etc
  • Ensuring compliance to National Minimum Wage legislation
  • P11d maintenance, issuing to employees and reporting to HRMC
  • KPI reporting to Executive team
  • Oversee recovery of overpayments
  • Supply monthly payroll reports to managers
  • Working in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Compliance with business policies and procedures
  • Contributing to the development of departmental processes

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to have:

  • Proven experience in a high volume multi-site payroll environment
  • Working knowledge of Resource Link payroll would be an advantage
  • Intermediate level of Excel (eg vlookup, pivot table functions) and good Microsoft skills
  • Up to date working knowledge of Statutory Payments (SMP, SSP, SPP etc)
  • Up to date working knowledge of Real Time Information
  • Being attentive to detail and ability to logically work through payroll issues
  • Having ability to work to deadlines
  • Good time management skills
  • To be able to integrate with the team and other departments
  • High degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Honesty and respect
  • Professional and confident telephone manner

What you need to do now

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