Payroll Administrator

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Meriden
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-21
Reference: 475105892
Contact Name: Joanna Kirk
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 10:41

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to work at Pertemps Head Office in Meriden as a Payroll Administrator. Pertemps Head office is a beautiful Manor House with free access to gym, squash courts, steam room and many more benefits. The salary is from £17,000 to £18,000.
Pertemps are a Multi-Award Winning Recruitment Company with over 100 branches Nationally. This will be a full time permanent position working Monday to Friday 9am till 5.30pm however flexibility is needed. In return you get the opportunity to work for a company which is part of the Sundays Times top 100 companies to work for, excellent benefits including a share scheme, generous holiday allowance, a contributory pension scheme and you get to work in an extremely
Purpose of the role?
To ensure all allocated payrolls are processed in an accurate and timely manner, in accordance service level agreements and specifications, whilst providing a specialist payroll support service and maximising efficiency and productivity .
Key Responsibilities
Process correct and timely salary payments across all allocated weekly and/or monthly payrolls, in accordance with service level agreements and specifications, following correct processes and agreed authorisation levels.
Provide a specialist payroll support and advice service, including understanding the impact of events and actions on payslips and the ability to provide comprehensive and detailed payslip explanations.
Ensure compliance with legislation in respect of processing of all payments to employees, as well as income tax, National Insurance, pensions and National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.
Processing of new starters, leavers, personal and job amendments, company sick pay and any other third party/ad-hoc payments and deductions where required.
Ensure client payrolls are reconciled accurately and timely following set checks and balances, and management reporting is in line with client requirements.
Generation and reconciliation of payments when required, including TT, BACS and cheque if applicable.
To understand the various client pension schemes and the impact of calculations on payslips, including Workplace Pensions Auto-Enrolment legislation and processes.
Processing and validation of all tax and National Insurance documentation, in accordance with local legislation, including P6, P9, P45 and New Starter Declarations.
Apply and validate statutory payments and processes, in line with legislative framework, including SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP, SHPP, Student Loans, Court Orders, Local Authority deductions and NMW/NLW.
Carry out any other required administrative duties connected with the efficient delivery of payroll, including filing and scanning.
Person specification:
Minimum of two years' payroll experience, preferably in a multi-payroll environment and processing high volume, weekly payrolls. However, we will accept candidates that have no payroll background or little experience but are keen to learn and enjoy numbers.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with a clear personal commitment to meeting end user requirements in order to deliver a high quality service.
Highly analytical and attentive, with the ability to solve problems.
Professional outlook and personality, with excellent customer service skills and the ability to operate under pressurised situations.
Flexible outlook and approach to workload and working hours, to accommodate fast moving payrolls and projects and ever evolving processes and changes to legislation.
Ability to plan, prioritise and organise progress of payrolls, effectively scheduling work to fit in with deadlines, in order to maximise productivity
Prior working knowledge of Northgate PS Enterprise payroll software.
Processing of Real Time Information, including electronic return of Full Payment Submissions (FPS) and Employer Payment Summary (EPS).