Payroll Officer

Posted 13 July by Cogent Staffing Easy Apply

Payroll Officer

We at Cogent Staffing are proud to be a recruitment partner to a forward thinking and dynamic logistics business with an enviable reputation for growth, customer service and innovation. Operating from multiple UK locations and supplying customers with end to end supply chain solutions including freight forwarding, contract logistics, value added services and UK distribution.

The opening is for a Payroll Officer being recruited on a permanent basis working closely with the management and operations where you will be responsible for the following:-

You will be doing:-

  • Processing of weekly payrolls for my client and their divisions in line with current legislation
  • Real Time Information processing to the HMRC
  • Produce weekly payroll reports for site accountants within deadlines as set by the Payroll Manager
  • Enter journals on to Sage Accounts
  • Ensure all payments for AEO’s, Court Orders, CSA, PAYE, NIC payments are paid on time
  • Deal with payment queries
  • Assist the Payroll Manager in improving and implementing new policy and procedures
  • Auto enrolment pension administration Balance sheet reconciliations for my client
  • General administration duties

You will need:-

  • Sound knowledge of computerised payroll systems (Sage Payroll experience desirable)
  • Good understanding of HMRC requirements and implications for processing payroll
  • On line HMRC submissions and processing tax year end functions
  • Experience of using Time and Attendance systems to calculate weekly wages
  • Good Microsoft excel experience
  • Experience of processing 400 plus weekly payroll
  • An understanding of banked / annualised hours schemes
  • Experience of auto enrolment pensions


  • This position pays up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Excellent company benefits
  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

For more information on this position, please contact David Barraclough at Cogent Staffing. Cogent Staffing are acting as an employment business / agency and have been requested to check all suitable candidate’s eligibility to work in the UK.

Required skills

  • HMRC
  • PAYE
  • Payroll
  • Pensions
  • ADP Payroll

Reference: 35628744

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