Payroll Officer

Chelmsford, UK
14 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Dedicated Payroll Officer

Perm, Full time role based in central Chelmsford up to 28k.

Knowledge Required:

• Basic understanding and knowledge of banking methods and accounting


• Basic understanding and knowledge of all company specific procedures.

• Detailed understanding of integrated Oracle Payroll/HR software package.

• Detailed understanding of payroll legislation.

Skills Required:

• Ability to prioritise and organise own workload to ensure that deadlines are

adhered to.

• Ability to work under pressure and without supervision.

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to develop and sustain relationships with both internal and external


• Good communication skills

• Good numerical and analytical skills.

• Oracle payroll/HR software package

• Attention to detail

IT skills

Job Objectives:

• To assist in producing the monthly payroll on a timely and accurate basis. To

upload payslips on to Oracle Self-Serve each month.

• To administer the salaries control ledger on an accurate and timely basis.

• To assist with reconciling on a monthly basis the income tax and NI balances

for checking by the Head of Payroll before submission to Finance for the

payment to be made to HMRC.

• To ensure the appropriate deductions of benefits are made from payroll and

to assist with the reconciling of the monthly season ticket ledger held by


• To assist with the savings club ledger on an accurate and timely basis.

• To assist with the tax year end and completing the P35 declaration in an

accurate and timely manner for submission to HMRC.

• To assist in producing P11D's on an annual basis in a timely and accurate

manner, providing a copy of each P11D for the appropriate staff member

• To deal with telephone enquiries promptly referring the query to the

appropriate person when the query falls outside own knowledge and


• To liaise with other associated individuals and departments within the

Company as required (i.e) Finance department, IT department.

• To keep up-to-date with changes in payroll and taxation legislation that may

impact on the processing and payment of remuneration.

• To ensure payroll files are in good order and that all communications with

employees and outside companies are accurately recorded as per the

Company's Professional Standards Manual.

• To exercise judgement when reviewing payroll files, referring to a senior

colleague where appropriate.

• To ensure that all payroll procedures maintain compliance with Sarbanes

Oxley standards and requirements.

• To provide assistance to employees with any queries or request for

clarification that may occur.

Please contact me for further information.

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