Payroll Officer

  • Location
    Staines, Surrey
  • Category
    Accountancy - Payroll
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 34000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Great opportunity to join a global company whose UK & Ireland Head Quarters are based close to Staines-Upon-Thames. A global brand, they are passionate about innovation and committed to providing their customers with an exceptional experience.

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Officer - this role sits within the HR function - a friendly team of 20 - you would form part of the team that look after payroll for 1200+ UK & Ireland employees.

This is being offered as a hybrid role - with 2 days office based.

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Payroll & Pensions Manager, the Payroll Officer will assist the team in the processing and administration of over 1200+ calendar monthly and weekly paid staff across the businesses in the UK and Ireland.

Main Duties and Responsibilities include:
* Process payrolls from start to finish ensuring they are completed in accordance with the agreed schedule.
* Administer all statutory payments according to government legislation, i.e. SSP, SMP, SAP and SPP.
* Process joiners, leavers, and all amendments to payroll in a timely manner.
* Provide advice to employees and managers in relation to pay, taxation and national insurance. Ability to perform manual calculation of payments when needed.
* Dealing with payroll deductions such as pensions, union, court orders, CSA.
* Gain detailed understanding of time and attendance system and provided assistant, when required.
* Create, reconcile, and submit RTI files to HMRC.
* Reconciling payroll reports and monthly journals. Ensure compliance is adhered to in all areas.
* Complete various forms and returns required by HMRC and other external organisations.
* Dealing with external payments to bodies such as pensions, union, court orders etc.
* Support with annual returns to HMRC including Year End processes and procedures.
* Auto enrolment administration.

Qualifications and Experience:
* Education: GCSE Math's/English level or equivalent.
* Recognised professional UK payroll qualification desirable but not essential
* Work Experience: A minimum of 2 years current UK payroll experience having worked on payrolls with a high degree of complexity (i.e. variable pay elements & deductions coming from different sources).
* Ability to process payrolls from start to finish.
* Experience of working with a Time and Attendance system is advantageous, however not essential.
* Experience of processing Irish payrolls is advantageous, however not essential
* Experience of using KCS HR & Payroll is advantageous but not essential

Skills & Knowledge:
* Knowledge of Payroll systems (Workday, etc.) preferable
* Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation.
* Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel,).

If you are excited about this role and interested in finding out more - please get in touch today!

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