Finance Assistant

Pertemps Edinburgh Commercial
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
16 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps Specialist Division are working with one of our public sector clients to recruit an Finance Assistant to join their busy team in West Lothian. The successful candidate's primary responsible will be to undertake the file handling, control and reconciliation processes associated with the calculation and disbursement of salaries and wages payments for employees, pensioners and other individuals, alongside the provision and disbursement of payments to employees, statutory bodies and third parties

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring the accurate update of HR and payroll related information to the Human Resources Information System
  • Database housekeeping and file handling (generate/distribute reports and documents, process ledger interface and BACs transmissions).
  • Carry out pay analysis and ensure accurate system changes outwith normal payroll processing.
  • Prepare all year-end output. Processes and returns are undertaken accurately and timeously.
  • Produces all pay related outputs including pay advice, P60s and P11Ds. Provide payslip insert service.
  • Ensuring contract documentation and statements of particulars issued to employees, elected members and providers of services to the Council are accurate.
  • Production of correspondence and invoices for overpaid employees using the Councils debtors system.
  • Provision of payroll reconciliation in respect of BACS, Income Tax, National Insurance, Superannuation, Net Pays and postings to the Financial Ledger.
  • Provide advice and guidance on the interpretation and application of conditions and regulations relating to payroll activity.
  • Prepare payments to employees and remittances to third parties ensuring they conform to unit policy and previously approved timescales.

Essential Criteria:
  • Previous experience in payroll practice and procedures.
  • Conversant with Inland Revenue and DSS regulations.
  • Ability to work to a high standard of accuracy within strict timescales.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT Skills.

If interested, please apply now as this is an immediate start.

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