Senior Admin Assistant - Payroll
Eden Scott's client is an institution within the Higher education sector. In this role you will work on the payroll and pensions functions as part of the operations team within finance, which is managed by the financial operations manager. The role is suitable for an individual with sound payroll experience with a flexibility and adaptability approach to their work, along with the ability to multi-task. The ability to complete tasks on a timely basis to the highest standard is essential. Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills are also vital to this role, as are strong IT skills (Microsoft Office and Oracle or similar finance systems). Responsibilities: The role-holder may be required to undertake other relevant duties which arise as a result of the day to day activities of the team or commensurate with the grading of the post. Working with complex payrolls and multiple stakeholders. Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating and entering data and maintaining interfaces between HR, Payroll and financial systems Updating payroll records by entering changes in data such as new entrants, leavers, overtime, savings deductions, Tax category, leave, etc Resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analysing information Providing payroll information to staff and pensioners by answering questions and requests, verbally or by e-mail Liaising with HR team and external payroll provider to ensure integrity of overall payroll processing system Issuing appropriate tax information to HMRC (e.g. P45s, P60s) Maintaining appropriate records of Payroll system interventions Maintaining confidentiality of Payroll information Applicants must have the following skills and experience: Experience of working in a Payroll team in a complex organisation (3 years minimum). Ability to review payroll system output for consistency and accuracy along with the preparation of manual workarounds. Good knowledge of appropriate Tax legislation. Experience of working alongside related functions (), providing support and advice on a timely basis. Experience and knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle in preference, but other systems acceptable) Desirable Requirements: A CIPP qualification (or similar) would be an advantage but qualification by experience is acceptable. Additionally, basic knowledge of accountancy would be an advantage but not a pre-requisite. Overseas payroll experience. Pensions admin experience. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Jethro Anderson on 0131 550 1113. If this role isn't quite what you are looking for, register your CV at and be the first to hear about our latest opportunities by signing up for our job alerts.