Job Ref: 212570250
Date: 2020-10-09 15:02:29
Portfolio Payroll are currently working with a well-established manufacturing business that's seeking a Payroll Officer, to join their friendly team and be responsible for managing the UK and Ireland payroll.
Summary of responsibilities:
Preparation, processing and filing of monthly payroll from beginning to end including raising payments.
Responsible for the day to day administration.
Administer RTI submissions and process end of year submissions, P60 & P11D.
Reconciliation and completion of monthly HMRC returns in relation to payroll, when necessary.
Work in conjunction with HR on collation, checking and posting of overtime and shift payments covering reconciliation back to payroll reports ensuring consistency across the Group.
Review time and attendance to ensure all relevant sites have signed off. Liaise with HR to highlight any outstanding exceptions for approval of site.
Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance.
Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision.
Prepare and submit post payroll journals for Finance Department.
Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries as and when they may arise.
To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the Finance team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary.
Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels working with Group.
In conjunction with HR assist with new joiners and leavers in the payroll process.
Manage third party providers where necessary (HMRC, Cycle to Work Scheme, Union Deductions, Tax Free Childcare scheme / Childcare Vouchers etc) ensuring deduction report is correct
Answering payroll queries on the telephone and using the in-house ticketing system to monitor queries.
Skills and Experience required:
You must have an in-depth understanding of current Payroll legislation including Tax Codes, Statutory Allowances and Pensions Auto Enrolment, and have a high level of attention to detail.
Strong written and spoken communication skills are a must as you'll be in regular contact with both clients, colleagues and third parties regarding Payroll issues.
Self-motivated, and ability to work under pressure and respond flexibly to the demands of the business
Good IT skills to include Word and Excel
Strong accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work as part of a team
Strong organisational skills and an ability to assess and prioritise tasks
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