Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer

  • Location

    Windsor, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hols + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Payroll Officer - Windsor, Berkshire

£30,000 - £35,000 + 25 days holiday + pension + bens

Full time office based - 9 - 5.30pm

UK residents only - with relevant and recent UK Payroll experience

Our client is a well-recognised, multi-site business, that operates throughout UK & Ireland, and has enjoyed growth year on year and won many awards for it's service to it's clients. Due to this growth, our client is seeking an experienced Payroll Officer, to report to the Payroll Manager. You will be providing a hands-on payroll service, as well as processing the payroll and pensions for the staff of around 600 employees each month for one of the divisions.

The successful Payroll Officer will be responsible for providing day to day management of the employees payroll to ensure efficiency and accuracy with a high level of customer service at all times throughout the business.

The successful Payroll Officer will undertake the following duties:

  • Responsibility for processing all starters, finishers, employee forms, amendments and HMRC updates for all employees at all levels
  • To maintain compliance with all internal processes at all time - including GDPR, security of all employee information
  • Providing cover for other team members for the processing of Payroll (including some Expenses if required)
  • Processing forms, new starter forms, address amendments and all updates to employee records
  • Responsible for reconciling pension contributions on a monthly and complying with all regulatory deadlines
  • Work with the Payroll Manager to plan routine & periodic payroll tasks to meet payroll processing deadlines, monthly reporting deadlines, annual returns and changes to legislation.
  • To provide regular feedback on systems and payroll systems
  • To assist with the month end process, including collection of service information, providing other monthly reporting and analysis as needed, such as headcount reporting
  • Reconciliation of PAYE for all payrolls and send payments to HMRC by required dates.
  • Checking of payrolls/submissions to external auditors for processing on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Calculating maternity pay, sick pay etc
  • Providing help with P11D's and P45's etc

Requirements for the successful Payroll Officer

  • Previous payroll experience, possibly gained from within a multi-site organisation
  • Knowledge of HR and Payroll systems
  • Previous and current knowledge of PAYE, NI, SSP, SPP, SMP etc
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines using own initiative.
  • Highly organised with a excellent attention to detail
  • Professional and customer-focused attitude
  • Confidentiality and total discretion is paramount to this role

This is a unique and exciting Windsor based Payroll opportunity for anyone with current UK payroll experience to work for a highly professional and supportive team, where you will receive superb training and on-boarding, and enjoy a long career with our client. Our client offers very modern offices, plenty of free parking and are within easy reach of all public transport routes. Please do get in touch for a full job specification and additional information.

Please contact me for further details of this superb Payroll Officer position based in Windsor.


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