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Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Posted 19 June by Ramsdens Financial Ended

Established in 1987, Ramsdens are an ever-expanding successful business who pride themselves on still having the caring/family feel approach. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join our team!

Job Title: Payroll Administrator

Hours: 22.5 hours over 3 days per week

Salary: £9,898.99 - £10,799.99 (FTE £16,500 - £18,000) DOE

Benefits: 28 days Holiday including Bank Holidays increasing to 33 with service, Birthday Holiday and Childcare Vouchers

Based in our Head Office based in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough you will be working alongside the HR department to ensure a smooth and efficient process of our payroll.

Key Duties and Tasks:

  • Process two monthly payroll runs for 600+ staff
  • Processing previous and current month’s leavers - calculations and issuing p45’s
  • Calculating sickness payments (CSP & SSP) and other absences
  • New Starters administration - set up on the payroll system and calculate first month’s salary according to start date
  • Process all Change to Terms & Personal Details Changes - update payroll software and calculate any changes to salary. New Starters pay increases to be calculated and processed following successful probation period
  • Attachment of Earnings - process new and maintain existing, deal with any external queries i.e. Council, CSA, DWP. Liaise with Finance to ensure payments are made
  • Maternity / Paternity / Adoption / Shared Parental Leave - calculations and ensuring only statutory payments are made during employee’s leave
  • Month End reporting - liaising with Finance to ensure they have information to process payments. Sending information to relevant departments, as required
  • Year End reporting
  • Administrating auto-enrolment for all employees - liaising with Finance and actioning any changes required
  • Maintaining existing employee’s pension schemes - dealing with any queries from employees and the pension provider
  • Dealing with and resolving all payroll queries from employees and external contacts
  • Assist when needed with ad-hoc projects / tasks within the department

Essential attributes:

  • Previous payroll experience including all new starter/leaver/change admin
  • Desire to improve systems and work smarter and able to implement agreed improvements
  • Auto enrolment pension contribution processing
  • Experience using MS Office, Outlook etc and payroll specific systems
  • Query resolution via telephone and email, clarifying accurate information prior to processing to avoid further query generation
  • Knowledge and experience of HMRC communication documentation
  • Able to flex up as necessary to aid the business
  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • Excel skills

Person Specification:

  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Team Player
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent communicator and listener
  • Analytical
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Hard working

Required skills

  • Finance
  • Payroll
  • Payroll Services

Reference: 35430078

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