Payroll Assistant (Immediate start)

Gi Group Recruitment Ltd Glasgow
Livingston, UK
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Position

To assist in the process of calculating and disbursing salaries for employees, pensioners and other individuals

Job Description

Working as part of a team responsible for the update and maintenance of electronic HR and payroll records. The team operates to strict audit standards and works within pre-defined practices and procedures. The application of employee's Condition of Service and the Statutory Regulations governing payroll is an essential part of the team's function and the post-holder is expected to have a working knowledge in this area.

Principal Accountability's/Key Tasks

* The accurate update of payroll related information to the HR/Payroll systems including, but not limited to, processing of new starts, leavers and changes, time-sheets, and student loan deductions.
* Calculating and process sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption payments.
* Processing and reconciliation of pay runs, reviewing exception reports, checking integrity of figures and process any non BACS payments.
* Update of statutory information received from HMRC, DWP, Pension Fund
* Calculation of payroll advances and adjustments.
* Work with spreadsheets and other software and reporting tools.
* Investigating and resolving under/over payments in line with policy.
* Prepare pension documentation as required
* Complete enquiry forms for relevant agencies within agreed timescales.
* Record and process verbal/email enquiries from the HR/Payroll helpline on a rotated basis, referring to appropriate officer as required,
* Participate as required in developmental projects to review and implement service delivery improvements.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge

* Experience of working within a busy and fast paced Payroll department
* Knowledge of payroll processes and statutory regulations.
* Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
* Tact, diplomacy and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.
* Understanding of the GDPR
* Conversant with Inland Revenue and DSS regulations.
* Excellent PC and keyboard skills.

If you have the skills and experience for this position please forward your CV

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