Payroll Administrator

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £27,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Clerical
  • Job Reference:
    55038

We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic Payroll Administrator to join a thriving business based in Milton Keynes.

Job Purpose:

As the Payroll Administrator you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the administration and processing of payrolls within the team, to provide a first-class payroll bureau service.

Job Role:

• Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administering RTI submissions and process end of year forms, P60
• Have a mixed client portfolio involving various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc.
• Use PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import / export and report writing
• To process all types of manual payroll calculations, including Director’s NI and salary sacrifice schemes
• To have an extensive knowledge of PAYE / NIC and statutory payments eg. redundancy, SMP / SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls
• To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes (defined benefit and defined contribution) when providing administration for various payrolls, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website
• To send BACS payments
• Assist with small client setups and project work
• Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance
• Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision
• Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise
• To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary
• Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels
• To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll)
• Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients

Person Specification:

• Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential
• The Ideal candidate will have worked in a payroll bureau environment and serviced education sector clients
• Previous payroll experience, ideally within a professional services environment
• Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grades A-C required
• Demonstrate up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and be confident in using payroll software, specifically PAYRITE
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff
• Organise own work and prioritise own tasks
• Good numeracy skills
• Demonstrate attention to detail and a high concern for accuracy
• Demonstrate an appreciation of the importance of teamwork and respond willingly to all team members reasonable requests

Disclaimer - FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages.