Payroll Administrator




Finance, Payroll Assistant


£30,000 to £34,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Date Posted:

31/08/2023 10:45:00

Payroll responsibilities will include looking after a variety of clients, with duties such as:

* Processing client payrolls for various sized clients across various industries and sectors on a weekly, fortnightly, monthly, and quarterly basis.

* Promptly and professionally responding to client inquiries and requests.

* Monthly electronic data submission to HMRC in accordance with RTI procedures.

* Communicating with clients about HMRC payments that must be made.

* Liaison with third parties on behalf of clients, such as HMRC and pension providers.

* Ongoing compliance, such as P45s and new employee checklists, etc.

* End-of-year compliance, including P60s, completed.

* Communicating with clients and handling ad hoc inquiries via phone and email

* Auto-enrolment pension administration.

* SMP & SSP - understanding of statutory payments & salary

* Calculation and payment of holiday pay and redundancy.

* Eligibility for Employment Allowance and Apprenticeship Levy.

* Evidence of dealing with clients and employees in a professional manner

* Problem-solving and resolution-seeking abilities

* Previous experience accepting responsibility

* Effective use of initiative

* Excellent communication skills, regardless of the audience - clients, staff, partners, or team members

Software packages

* IRIS/STAR payroll

* Excel

* Word

* Central CCH

Experience :

* 2 years of experience in a comparable role.

* Experience and working knowledge of payroll software, with STAR/IRIS experience preferred.

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

* Understanding of Microsoft Outlook.

* A thorough understanding of how to manually calculate tax and NI, as well as the impact of various tax codes on this.

* A thorough understanding of statutory payments and how they are processed the payroll.

* Understanding of Auto Enrolment and employer obligations, including salary sacrifice arrangements

* Previous experience establishing new PAYE schemes with HMRC

* Collaborator

Specific abilities/skills are required.

* Detail-oriented

* Organised and able to meet strict deadlines

* Methodical and logical approach

* Numerate

* Excellent communication abilities

* Computer Proficiency

* Work on your own initiative

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.