Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer

Salary: £24k - £28k

Hours: Monday - Friday

Location: Guildford

Office Angels are currently working with a Financial Consulting business who are looking for a Payroll Manager to join their team.

Your Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Collating, calculating and submitting weekly and monthly payroll for our portfolio of clients, in addition to annual payroll requirements, preparation of P11D's and year end reporting

  • Administering one monthly payroll in house

  • Updating pension contribution information

  • Liaison with HMRC, pension companies and third parties as required.

  • Auto-enrolment implementation, calculation, reporting and compliance.

  • Calculating SSP, SMP, SPP as required.

  • Compilation of monthly reports, including pension reporting, headcount reporting and ad-hoc reports for managers & directors

  • Processing new starters and leavers accordingly on our payroll software

  • Preparation of accurate payslips and P60s

  • Setting up BACS payments for salaries, pension payments and HMRC liabilities

  • Adhering to HMRC legislation, Data Protection Act requirements, and agreed service standards and payroll processing timetables

  • Working to targets and deadlines set by our clients and HMRC

  • Ability to identify best practice improvements and drive consistency across the various payrolls, including developing user guides for each respective payroll

Professional skills, Experience and Attributes Required:

  • An experienced Payroll Officer with at least one to two years' experience, who is enthusiastic about a newly create role

  • Someone who thrives in a client-facing environment and can build strong relationships at all levels with our entrepreneurial clients - there is a high amount of client interaction to director level

  • A working knowledge of payroll software, Xero or similar online accounting systems; and a willingness to adapt to new software & systems is essential

  • Keenness to progress in payroll and study towards CIPP qualification

  • An up to date knowledge of working with various Workplace Pension providers

  • A willingness to grow and develop their career

Next steps:

Apply today, the client is looking for someone to interview asap!

Please apply today with your up to date CV

For more information, please contact Joan Collins on 0208 542 6688 or email

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