Payroll Officer

Farringdon Finance Contracts Interims
Catford South
16 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently looking for an experienced payroll officer for a 3 month interim role in Catford with a great potential to be extended for longer.

• Hourly rate: £16.93
• IR 35: In scope
• Location: Catford- London
• Contract length: 3 months with the possibility of extension

Duties and responsibilities:
• To supervise the work of junior officers (e.g. trainees, apprentices, work placement students) on an ad-hoc basis as may from time to time be required.
• To understand legislative requirements, including HMRC, SSP, Maternity the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations, accounting codes of practice, standards and guidance and other related statutory and non-statutory guidance
• To process payroll, expenses and other associated claims in accordance with work instructions
• To calculate and pay pension benefits relating to the administration of the LGPS
• To process new starters, maternity, long service awards, loans and retirements.
• To summarise such information into useable formats etc
• Process, administer, and maintain Oracle FSG reports or other budget monitoring reports or other financial analysis and information
• Process and maintain Oracle salary reports for verification
• Assist in the compilation of Government forms and returns including Teachers pension forms, VAT & CIS returns
• To advise staff, managers and schools on making payments within the relevant payroll, pensions and other regulations/guidelines.

• Knowledge of how to use computerised financial information systems and standard software packages (e.g. Oracle, ResourceLink, Axis, CONTROCC, Excel, Word, action book etc).
• Understanding principles of defined financial calculations (e.g. manual payroll calculations, SSP, SMP and other statutory deductions, pensions refunds and transfer values, annual and other leave calculations)
• Experience in payroll, pensions, finance or accounting, ideally within a large and complex organisation
• Experience of applying legislation, regulations and guidance

If you have any further questions or queries, please contact George Prentice on 02072204742, or alternatively you can contact me via my email:

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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