Payroll Coordinator

Posted 2 January by Brookson Limited

We’re Brookson, market leading accountants. You might know us as one of Warrington’s biggest employers. Or perhaps you recognise the Brookson name from our sponsorship of Warrington Wolves, or the fundraising work we do for St Rocco’s. But get to know us and you’ll be pleasantly surprised, you see, great things are happening at Brookson.

Working within the HR team, the purpose of the Payroll Coordinator is to process the monthly payroll and pensions for salaried staff across the group (currently five payrolls per month) and administer HR processes and procedures, candidate on-boarding and employee self-service set up through Resourcelink.

What you will do

  • Process monthly payrolls for salaried staff (currently 5 payrolls per month)
  • Process payroll and administer HR processes and procedures through Zellis ResourceLink including Candidate On-boarding and Employee Self Service set-up and administration
  • Ensure that all background information and tables and posts are set up and maintained correctly within the HR and payroll system
  • Process starters and leavers through payroll ensuring that payments are pro-rated correctly and any payments after leaving are processed correctly
  • Set up and maintain salary sacrifice schemes including, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Pension contributions and Holiday Selling and Purchasing
  • Ensure that all statutory payments (i.e. Sick Pay, Maternity, Paternity pay) are processed correctly and reported for HMRC purposes
  • Carry out all pensions auto-enrolments as and when they are due
  • Monitor the StaffPayroll and Staff Pensions in boxes so that all queries and questions are answered promptly
  • Provide data and run scenarios for the Board for the Annual bonus and pay review process
  • Run reports and provide data for the monthly Board packs and provide ad-hoc reports and data when required

The ideal candidate will have

  • End to end payroll processing including year-end procedures and pensions auto-enrolment
  • Good understanding of statutory procedures and payments in relation to HMRC filing
  • Experience of the impact that various pay elements and transactions have on payroll and the ability to set up and advise on new elements
  • Good working knowledge of the legal requirements for pensions auto-enrolment processes, the documentation and communications required and the various methods of contributing
  • Have the ability, where required, to carry out manual payroll calculations including tax and NI and pension calculations
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels on email and in face to face situations or over the telephone
  • Good experience of utilising Microsoft Excel to manipulate and analyse data by the use of various formulas
  • Previous experience of using Zellis ResourceLink for HR and Payroll
  • CIPP qualified or working towards the qualification

What Brookson can offer

  • Annual bonus/performance bonus
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • 23 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday day off
  • Buy/Sell Holiday scheme
  • Health Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Structured Training

Required skills

  • NI
  • Payroll
  • Pension Schemes
  • CIPP
  • Payroll Services

Reference: 39557683

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