Payroll Controller

Posted 7 June by Equiniti
Role Summary

In this team based in our Belfast office, you will be a key member of one of our current payroll teams ensuring that our client’s payrolls are processed accurately in a professional manner and delivered right first time, every time.

Department Information

As part of our HR and Payroll Division, we provide outsourced payroll services to private and public sector clients, paying tens of thousands employees each month. Using various software we drive unprecedented payroll accuracy, ensuring that outsourcing is not only cost effective but adds value as well. Within the payroll teams we work with a variety of clients across many Industries. The role is not only delivering an exceptional payroll and pension service but also the team members are accountable for liaising directly with employees and clients responding to queries and provide expert advice. We are now looking for a Payroll Controller to join our team.

Core Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • To key input into payrolls, check input and calculate payrolls
  • To produce BAC’s reports for clients and ensure that they are authorised on time
  • To ensure that all payments are processed correctly according to the agreed schedule
  • To produce payroll reports and pay slips for the client
  • To handle client queries in a professional and friendly manner and by taking full ownership of the query always ensuring that a resolution is delivered to the client on time
  • To maintain communication with 3rd parties such as Inland Revenue, CSA, Pension Providers, etc.
  • To escalate issues to the payroll supervisor immediately if a problem occurs during processing
  • To process end of year returns accurately and on time
  • To maintain all necessary administration relating to the above tasks
  • To ensure compliance to all legislative requirements
Skills, Capabilities and Attributes

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours:

  • Educated to GCSE level, or equivalent including Maths and English
  • Good understanding of Payroll legislation
  • Experience of processing payrolls accurately and on time
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment
  • IPP qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of processing payrolls in an outsourced payroll environment (NHS desirable)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to prioritise and remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Understand the need to follow established procedures
  • Ability to use own initiative within a team environment
  • Ability to use time effectively
  • A progressive approach to change and improvement
  • Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively
  • Have a 'can do’ attitude
  • Work well as part of a team

Required skills

  • Controller
  • Payroll
  • Payroll Analysis
  • Payroll Services

Reference: 34617643

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