Payroll Officer

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1404977

 Job Description

Job Overview:

We are seeking an efficient, self-motivated individual to join our Payroll department.

 Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Process weekly payrolls on a timely basis;
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    Job Overview:

    We are seeking an efficient, self-motivated individual to join our Payroll department.

     Key Responsibilities:

     

    • 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;
    • Deal with queries in a professional and friendly manner ensuring a resolution is delivered;
    • Provide necessary management information on bonus payments;
    • Work as part of a team to ensure that all deadlines are met;
    • Undertake any general administrative duties or project work;

    The list of responsibilities is not exhaustive – the job holder will be required to perform other reasonable duties as directed. 

    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;

    Attributes/Skills:

    • Ability to prioritise, use time effectively and remain calm under pressure;
    • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team;
    • Understand the need to follow established procedures, with a positive approach to change and improvement;
    • Accuracy, attention to detail and meeting of deadlines;
    • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude’
    • Excellent Communications skills – both verbal and written.