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Payroll Officer - £22,000 - Birmingham City Centre

Posted 6 February by Groomfield Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Payroll Officer £22,000 Birmingham City Centre

Our client, a family owned market leader are seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join their expanding team.

To be an intergral member of the HR Department by taking joint ownership of all payroll activity and administration, offering an efficient and proactive service to the HR team, line management and all employees. Working in a busy department, this role works within the HR team in an open office where confidentiality and discretion is essential.

Role Duties and requirements

Key responsibilities

  • Processing payroll for over 1,000 employees and ensuring payments are made accurately and on time of the 13, 4 weekly, financial periods each year.

  • Accurate and timely inputting of new starters, leavers and changes to terms enabling accurate payment on the due dates.

  • Calculate and process overtime.

  • Expense claims processing in line with Company policy and tax rules.

  • Monitoring sickness records, liaise with senior management.

  • Accurate processing of SMP, SPL, SSP, Company sick pay schemes and tax adjustments and payment to the Tax Office, as appropriate.

  • Pension management (auto enrolment & GPP).

  • Production of payroll reports each Period for accounting purposes.

  • Distribution of payslips and P60s for all employees.

  • Handle year end duties and process P11Ds.

  • Deal with all payroll-related queries from employees and external contacts including the Tax Office.

  • Keep up-to-date with payroll legislation and terminology including SMP, SSP, Tax, NI, Court Orders and Attachments of Earnings and calculate where required.

  • Filing of all documentation as appropriate.

    Qualifications, training and experience required

  • Proven payroll experience and the ability to process the payroll end to end

  • Ideally (but not obligatory) qualified or studying towards CIPP

  • Experience and familiarity with Select Pay Payroll System (desirable)

  • A broad understanding of Payroll and HR legislation and processes

  • Confident and proficient in using computerised payroll databases

  • Microsoft Excel and Word skills (desirable)

Key Personal Characteristics

  • Thorough, with a strong attention to detail is essential

  • Tenacity to investigate and fully resolve payroll related queries

  • Confident with an approachable and welcoming manner

  • Able to work under own initiative

  • Ability to plan and organise effectively to schedule work to fit in with deadlines

  • Self starter with an aptitude to learn new skills, rise to a challenge and approach tasks with a "can do" attitude

  • Honest and committed

Performance Indicators

  • Timely delivery of key responsibilities

  • Level and quality of support provided

  • Level of co-operation and flexibility

  • Observation and feedback

  • General conduct

    Working Hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 17.30pm. Immediate interview and start is available.

Reference: 34405508

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