Payroll Assistant

Venn Group
09 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Venn Group

Job Title: Payroll Assistant
Location: Wigan
Duration: Temporary to Permanent

Rate: £11 per hour


  • Working within an established payroll team running weekly and monthly payroll, and assisting with input, reconciliation and payment
  • End-to-end processing of payroll from data entry timesheets to preparing and sending BACS and FPS
  • Reconciliation of payroll data for third parties and sending payments (i.e. Courts)
  • Reconciliation of weekly and monthly pensions and reporting
  • E-mail inbox management
  • Distribution of payslips, P45s and other documentation
  • Providing copy documentation in response to requests from employees and third parties
  • Supporting members of the payroll team with ad-hoc tasks
  • Ability to perform manual calculations for SSP, salaries, etc.

Essential Characteristics:

  • GCSE maths and English (grade C or above)
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Basic computer skills in Word and Excel, with experience of using spreadsheets and databases
  • Experience of OpenPeople and/or OpenHr will be a considerable advantage
  • Organised and methodical approach to work
  • Good timekeeping and an ability to meet strict deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well within a team

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