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Payroll Officer

Berry Recruitment
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Exciting New Opportunity for a Payroll Officer position. Looking to further your career? Look no further!

Job purpose
Responsible for the delivery of accurate payments to staff, both weekly and monthly for a defined part of the total payroll, ensuring legislation, Terms & Conditions of Service and other Statutory and Local agreements are processed correctly. Responsible for the completion of a timely and accurate payroll within defined timescales, ensuring confidentiality of staff records at all times.

Principle responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader for all aspects of payroll work, ensuring the continued smooth and effective running of the section and that all targets are met within defined deadlines

Responsible for ensuring that all National or Local payroll changes are dealt with in accordance with requirements, and that all customers are able to understand the changes that affect their pay

Responsible for ensuring that all documentation relating to statutory legislation and Terms & Conditions of service is kept up to date and is easily accessible to the rest of the team

Verify written responses to queries from staff, Clients and external agencies

Validation of other payroll officer's temporary and permanent alterations to staff records. Ensure and validate that appropriate checking mechanisms are in place for other members of the team.

Ensure that all manual under/overpayments are valid and correctly calculated and payments raised (if appropriate) on a timely basis

Responsible for the completion of all basic payroll output for allocated payrolls and some higher level activities under the direction of the Senior Payroll Clerk/ Team Leader Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.
Ad hoc tasks deemed appropriate to this level

Essential Skills

Good standard of Education in English and Maths, preferably with GCSE level A-C
Provides assistance to colleagues and forms a relationship with the team
Excellent communication and organisational skills
The ability to work flexibly, able to respond to increased pressure of work
Appreciation of impact of service provided on customer/employee
Compliance to Departmental Internal Controls and the financial framework determined by the Client.

Desirable Skills

NVQ 3 Qualification or equivalent level of experience in Payroll.
Knowledge of data-input completion
Knowledge in checking and interpreting payroll out-put
A sound understanding of systems securities
Investigates and resolves basic and pay specific enquiries received from customers
An understanding of PAYE, National Insurance
An understanding of the NHS Pension Scheme
Files and archives source documents appropriately and in accordance with internal procedures ensuring that information is readily retrievable to resolve queries
Has an awareness of the law relating to payroll (i.e. TUPE, employment rights and data protection)
Calculates Statutory and Non statutory deductions accurately and in accordance with the legal and organisational requirementsIf you are up for the challenge, so are we! Get in touch today!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job
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