Payroll Administrator




Compliance, Financial Services


£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum


St. Albans

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Date Posted:

09/05/2023 15:54:00

Payroll responsibilities will involve looking after a range of clients, duties will include:

  • Processing fortnightly, monthly & quarterly client payrolls for various sized clients across different industries and sectors.
  • Responding to client queries and requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Submission of electronic data to HMRC each month in line with RTI procedures.
  • Communication with clients in relation to payments that need to be made to HMRC.
  • Communication with third parties on behalf of clients, for example HMRC and pension providers.
  • On-going compliance such as P45s and starter checklists etc.
  • Completion of end of year compliance including P60s.
  • Liaising with clients and dealing with ad hoc queries via telephone and email
  • Auto enrolment pension processing.
  • Knowledge of statutory payments & salary sacrifice.

Person Specification

  • Demonstrable evidence of dealing with clients and staff in a professional manner
  • Ability to problem solve and seek resolutions
  • Experience of taking responsibility
  • Good use of initiative
  • Excellent communication skills regardless of audience - clients, staff, partners, team

Equipment/Software Packages used

  • STAR/IRIS payroll
  • Excel
  • Word
  • CCH Central

Experience required

  • 2+ years experience within a similar role.
  • Experience and working knowledge of using payroll software, STAR/IRIS experience an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook.
  • A good understanding of how to manually calculate tax and NI and the impact of different tax codes on this.
  • A good understanding of statutory payments and how these are processed through payroll.
  • An awareness of Auto Enrolment and employer's obligations, including understanding of salary sacrifice arrangements
  • Experience setting up new PAYE schemes with HMRC

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