Payroll Administrator

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH12350_1545323738
Contact Name: Coral Jenkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 16:35

Job Description

Acorn Recruitment is seeking an experienced Payroll Administrator for their market leading food manufacturing client, based in Portbury near Bristol.

The successful candidate will be part of a team that administers payroll for the UK employees (both monthly and weekly). Salary for this position is £20,000 to £23,000 pa.

Responsibilities are as follows:

- Processing all incoming payroll impacting information and transactions e.g. new starters, leavers, absence, statutory leave and pay, tax codes and NI category changes.

- Processing and reconciling all fixed pay instructions e.g. basic salary changes, pay uplifts etc.

- Processing all weekly and / or monthly variable pay instructions from sites e.g. bonuses, shift allowances, overtime etc.

- Loading of interface files from SAP HR, investigating, resolving and logging all issues and rejections to prevent re-occurrence and improve the process.

- Producing and submitting all BACS any other external or 3rd party payment files.

- Producing and submitting all HMRC RTI and auto enrolement pension files.

- Producing and delivering high quality payroll output files to customers that comprise payslips, reports KPI's etc. relating to their respective payrolls.

- Preparing journals for submission to finance along with any other information required to ensure accurate financial statements.

- Dealing with correspondence to employees, sites and external parties e.g. over-payment recovery letters, Benefits Agency / Child support requests for information, financial references etc.

- Ensuring all required controls are correctly operated and all required evidence is produced and retained, resulting in a robust and secure payroll process.

Experience and aptitude:

- A minimum of 12 months payroll experience.

- Experience of balancing the needs and priorities of both weekly and monthly payrolls.

- Experience of running payrolls for multiple sites across multiple geographical locations (within the UK at least) - this would be very desirable.

- A strong understanding of, and passion for, delivering excellent customer service.
Excellent attention to detail is essential, but must be accompanied by an appreciation of the big picture.

- Experience of Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, word etc).

- Analytical thinking and problem solving skills will be required.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.