Payroll Specialist

Page Personnel Finance
Leatherhead, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Payroll Specialist in the Business Services Group. The role is the operation of the department's payroll bureau involving weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly and annual payrolls for a diverse range of clients. Many of our clients have fully outsourced their payroll operations to us and the role involves all aspects of providing them with a first class service.

Client Details

A leading Business Services organisation based in modern offices in the Leatherhead area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.


The Payroll Specialist role involves:
  • Preparing client payrolls on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis
  • Incorporating payroll changes that have been notified by agreed cut-off dates
  • Calculation of SSP, SMP, etc where applicable
  • Providing management information using computer printouts
  • Providing security payslips for each employee
  • Utilising the BACS system for payment of net salaries and PAYE/NIC
  • Advising clients of the necessary payments to be made to employees and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Completing all RTI submissions to HM Revenue & Customs
  • Extensive communication with clients, mainly by telephone and email
  • Correspondence with HM Revenue & Customs on all matters affecting the payroll
  • Assisting clients with payroll support

In an environment where clients demand a first class and timely service, the Business Services Group has developed strong IT skills and the use of IT systems is an essential part of the role. The group uses STAR Payroll Professional as its payroll system, together with Excel and other widely used software packages.


The idea candidate for the Payroll Specialist role will;
  • have extensive experience in Payroll preparation
  • have previous Payroll experience from either a Bureau OR Accountancy Practice environment
  • Have experience of producing multiple client Payrolls
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • ideally be studying or CIPP qualified (not essential)
  • will have experience with STAR Payroll (not essential)

Job Offer

The Payroll Specialist role offers between £35-45,000 (depending on experience and level of qualification), plus benefits.

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