Payroll Officer

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 25000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1357425

 Job Description

Payroll Officer £22,000-£25,000 per annum Contact Helen in Haughey Recruitment.

Our client, a manufacturing company based in Newry, County Down, are seeking an efficient, self-motivated individual to join their  Payroll department.


  • Process weekly payrolls on a timely basis;
  • Process bonus information and calculations, ensuring bonus payments are correct and paid within the bonus and payroll payment time frame;
  • Calculating holiday and sickness payments;
  • Maintaining and monitoring time and attendance system as required;
  • Assist with processing monthly payroll;
  • Performing all associated payroll duties, processing new starts, leavers, SSP/SMP payments and generating P45’s;
  • Making all HMRC returns on a weekly / monthly basis and have sound knowledge of PAYE, NIC, HMRC and Government returns and to keep up to date with payroll legislation changes;
  • Ensure monthly payroll related payments e.g. HMRC, Pension, Trade Union, Childcare Vouchers are prepared and processed accurately and on time;
  • Preparing weekly General Ledger information for various sites;
  • Prepare weekly and monthly analysis reports for management;
  • Assist with the reconciling of Payroll General Ledger accounts;
  • Assist with processing end of year returns;
  • Provide necessary management information on bonus payments;
  • Undertake any general administrative duties or project work;

Essential Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a busy payroll department;
  • Sound knowledge and experience using Payroll software and Microsoft Excel;


  • Ability to prioritise, use time effectively and remain calm under pressure;
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and meeting of deadlines;
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Excellent Communications skills – both verbal and written

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000


Interested in this role, please forwrad your cv via the APPLY button or contact Helen in Haughey Recruitment.