Payroll Officer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
Salary Description:
£21000 - £22000/annum
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Our client is a specialist within their field, managing properties all over the Cheshire. They are seeking an experience Payroll Officer to join them on a 9-12 month contract covering maternity leave.

Job Description:

The Payroll Officer will provide support for the monthly payroll tasks and respond to ad hoc queries in relation to payroll from staff across the business.

Duties for the Payroll Officer will include:-

* Support the Payroll & Pensions Manager in ensuring the accurate and timely complete of the monthly payroll processes
* Inputting expenses data received from the organisation into the payroll system
* Checking of information in relation to new starters, leavers, and any other changes to payroll data on the payroll system
* Processing new starters for auto-enrolment into the pension scheme, and to assist the Payroll & Pensions Manager to review auto-enrolment membership every three years
* Support the Payroll & Pensions Manager in performing variance analysis, exception reporting, reasonableness and verification checks as part of the monthly
* Ensuring that all pay advices are distributed including encouraging the use of electronic payslips
* Assist the Payroll & Pensions Manager in ensuring that year-end P11Ds and P60s are produced and issued electronically where possible, and to order as necessary stocks of paper for year-end stationery
* Contribute to the year-end statutory accounts process by assisting in the provision of payroll information for the employee related notes

Candidate Requirements:

* Previous experience in a similar payroll position
* Good knowledge of payroll processes, systems and legislation
* A good level of knowledge double entry book-keeping
* Good IT skills, including Excel spreadsheets and Word
* A customer focused approach, including a friendly, helpful manner with good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to deal with both internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to plan and prioritise workload, and an understanding of the importance and impact of meeting deadlines for the Finance team and wider organisation
* Willing to work flexibly and cooperatively to meet the demands of the team and the organisation, including travel to other sites to enable effective one-team working
* Eagerness to develop and grow as a key member of the Finance team

This role will involve travelling to the Liverpool office on very rare occasions. You will either travel by car with the Payroll and Pensions Manager, or by train which will be fully expensed.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm, 35 hours per week

Salary: £21,000 - £22,000 per annum

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region

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Contact: Kris Clare

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