Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist

Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist

  • Location

    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + + pension + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist - High Wycombe

Our high profile, multi-site, business services client who have their Centre of Excellence in High Wycombe, currently require an experienced Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist in order to provide some senior level support to work closely with the Payroll Manager and the Payroll Team.

Based in their Central Finance Team, and working within an experienced Payroll team of 15, you will have previous experience of working on both Payroll and Pensions, and be able to hit the ground running (with some training of course!).

As the Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist, you will be responsible for a 50/50 split of payroll and pensions duties, that will include:

  • Working closely with the Payroll Manager, and will be responsible for providing full administration and reconciliation of all pension schemes and identifying any issues and working on adjustments where necessary
  • Processing relevant forms, as well as amendments and updates to employee records for the payroll
  • Providing day to day management of the Staff payroll to ensure efficiency and accuracy with a high level of customer service to the employees and 3rd party clients
  • Completion of periodic & annual renewals, returns, recharge and accrual journals and reporting for HMRC & third party providers
  • Reconciling pension contributions on a monthly and annual basis complying with Statutory deadlines
  • Providing full payroll administration and analytical information for senior management
  • Working closely with the Payroll Manager and Shared Service Team Leaders to diarise and plan routine & periodic payroll tasks to meet Pay run processing deadlines, monthly reporting deadlines, annual returns and changes to legislation
  • Acting as a point of contact for all internal & external clients of the businesses Employee Services, in relation to Pension enquiries and provider returns
  • Reconciliation of PAYE for all payrolls and send payments to HMRC by required dates
  • Checking of payrolls/submissions for processing on a weekly/monthly basis
  • RTI/FPS transmissions to HMRC via internal payroll system
  • Payment of ad-hoc invoices to third party suppliers
  • Ad-hoc project work

The successful Senior Payroll and Pensions Specialist will offer:

  • Previous similar extensive Payroll knowledge, including Pension experience also
  • The ability to work hard, with a focus on deadlines and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • A trusted, loyal, personable personality with the ability to go the extra mile when needed

Please contact me for further information of this superb, unique role based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire - and my client can offer full training on the systems. Due to COVID, the role will be based at home, with the long term potential of then being back in the office. Our client offers superb, modern offices - and free parking, along with being in easy reach of all public transport routes.

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