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Payroll Officer

Burgess Hill, Sussex
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Our established, busy and highly reputable client is seeking to recruit an additional full time Payroll Officer due to company growth and expansion.
This is a full time, permanent (standard office hours) role Mon - Fri working for an excellent organisation
Salary £25000 plus good company benefits
Previous experience within a payroll role is essential
Currently my client is working from home, however this is being reviewed on a regular basis. Moving forward there may be a requirement to be office based up to 5 days per week.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a proven track record in a payroll environment, is knowledgeable in payroll principles and able to undertake the start to finish processes.
Someone who has the ability and experience to process high volumes of staff payments and the calculations of all statutory entitlements and can apply these payments in line with policies and compliance.
To be organised, able to work at pace and have attention to detail and accuracy skills.
Can adhere to strict deadlines and is flexible in their attitude to work.
Be a good communicator and have good IT skills, including excel and Payroll/HR systems.
Is able to work on their own initiative and also within a team.
Can assist in the delivery of a high quality payroll service to managers and staff.
The role
To collate monthly timesheets and returns submitted from regional offices and services and ensuring the data is accurately entered into the financial accounting system.
To collate monthly timesheets and returns submitted from regional offices and services and ensuring the data is accurately entered into the Computer System.
As part of a team processing payments for hourly paid staff and salaried staff.
To be familiar with company policies and guidelines to be able to assist with accurate information and guidance in the treatment of certain payroll matters and payments.
To be able to maintain a computerised Payroll system. This would entail inputting starting and leaving employees, processing payments and assisting as appropriate or required with month-end procedures and shutdowns.
To be able to calculate SSP, SMP, SAP, SPP, company sick pay, contracted hours, holiday and all other types of payments.
Ensuring accurate deductions from pay -i.e. pension, superannuation, hospital fund, attachment of earnings, student loans and medical insurance and maintaining detailed records as appropriate.
Record and maintain information that will be required for audit and other purposes, by use of spreadsheets and/or word processing packages.
Maintain filing system updating with leavers and new employees. Archiving annual information and generally ensuring files are up to date.
Dealing with telephone enquiries from individual members of staff or management
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a superb company and great team
First Recruitment Services is acting as an employment agency on behalf of this vacancy
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  • Job Reference: 318659565-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: First Recruitment Services
    First Recruitment Services
  • Location: Burgess Hill, Sussex
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent