Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Posted 1 month ago

Alexander Daniels are recruiting for a Payroll Administrator for a manufacturing and distribution business based in Worcestershire. This business is well-established within their field and boasts a dynamic, agile working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing / processing weekly payroll (C.160 employees) and monthly payrolls (C.175 employees)
  • Ensuring that all HMRC & pension reporting requirements are generated and administered
  • First point of contact for all payroll queries.
  • Ensuring payroll and pension deadlines are met each week / month as well as completing the year end process for the payrolls within the company.
  • Ensuring that correct pay and overtime rates are used and are compliant with Government regulations.
  • Working knowledge of how to calculate holiday pay for various employee types
  • Processing starters and leavers, implementing tax code amendments, student loans, statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SAP, SPP), vouchers and other relevant in year forms or schemes
  • Processing Attachment of Earnings and other deductions
  • All HMRC processes including RTI Submissions, FPS, EPS, P60’s P45’s and Year-End Process
  • Administering & reconciling payroll year end & distribution of P60s.
  • Processing of Pension calculations and submissions from Start to End and liaising with both Pensions provider and pensions regulator where necessary
  • Responsible for the preparation of the P11D returns and P11D (b) for reporting on Employer’s class 1(A) national insurance contribution.
  • Experience of processing directors pay including shares administration (preferred, not essential)
  • Producing internal reports such as ‘to date’ information, apprenticeship levy reporting & employment allowance reporting (P32) and department analysis report.
  • Set up and reconcile Payroll journal for period end postings
  • Preparation of analytical data to finance team for monthly reporting cycle and year end close
  • Respond to and resolve payroll and tax related queries
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement across payroll with a focus on improving efficiencies and automation
  • Responsible for maintaining documentation of payroll procedures.
  • Any other ad hoc duties required in relation to the preparation of accounts under the direction of the Finance Manager

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Excellent numeracy and accuracy skills as well as Communication skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of payroll systems, Opera Pegasus payroll experience ideal
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Payroll qualification with CIPP advantageous or working towards a relevant qualification is desirable
  • Good time management skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must have a great eye for detail and have the ability to make decisions and challenge inconsistencies in the data


Job Features

Job IdAFSS050722
Job TimeFull Time
Job LevelClerical & Transactional

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Key Details

LevelClerical & Transactional
Ref NumberAFSS050722
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