Payroll Administrator

Recruiter
Concorde Recruitment
Location
Truro
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to process our organisation's payroll in a timely and accurate manner. The day to day functions will include creating and maintaining employee payroll records. Calculate wages and applicable deductions based on employee attendance and timesheet records. Enter payroll information into central system for processing, issue employee checks and earnings summaries and to completes payroll reports.

Payroll Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Processes company's payroll on weekly basis
  • Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • Computes employee take-home pay based on time records, benefits, and taxes
  • Answers employee questions about wages, deductions, attendance, and time records
  • Receives and coordinates requests for leave and other absences
  • Handles changes in exemptions, job status, and job titles
  • Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law
  • Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records
  • Honours confidentiality of employees' pay records
  • Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review
  • Determines organisation's tax obligations by calculating national and council taxes as well as National Insurance contributions
  • Performs the distribution of wages through issuance of paper checks or direct transfers to employees' bank accounts
  • Supervises other payroll clerks and employees as needed

Payroll Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent Mathematical Skills
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organisation Skills
  • Superior Computer and Typing Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Good Verbal Communication with Employees
  • Capable of Working with Minimal Supervision
  • Competent with Spreadsheets
  • Familiar with Payroll Software
  • Basic Understanding of Tax Procedures
  • Familiarity with Benefits and Other Wage Deduction
  • Multi-Tasking Abilities, Ability to Work on a Deadline
  • Sound Decision-Making Skills

AAT Qualfication desirable but not essential. This is a full time permanent position with a starting salary of circa £18,000 dependent on experience.

If you would be interested in learning more about this role please send an up to date CV detailing your skills and experiences. All applications treated with the strictest confidence and no personal details shall be released.

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