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Payroll Administrator

Location: SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE Salary: 25000 - 25000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3057778

We have had an opportunity for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our fast paced organisation in Southampton. The right candidate will process an accurate and timely payroll ensuring that deadlines are met for all payroll related activities.

Payroll Administrator

Competitive + Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Full Time - Permanent 
Salary up to 25K based on experience

A Corporate background is essential, high volumes.
and a presentable candidate is key 

Key Responsibilities:

Be responsible for accurately entering all payroll input and processing for each pay-run, including starter, leaver, employee changes, statutory payments and deductions, tax code updates (EDI) and all variable data
Work closely with the Service Centre Team ensuring that all HR changes are processed and taken on by payroll prior to monthly cut off dates
Ensure all payrolls are reconciled after each pay-run
Respond to employee and stakeholder queries within timescales as per SLA
Identify and escalate any issues arising from payroll related events to Head of Service Centre
Escalate any system related issues to the MI & Systems team and Head of Service Centre
Escalate any concerns that may impact the Payroll deliver to Head of Service Centre
Work with colleagues to ensure payroll controls are maintained; data is verified, evidenced and checklist are completed
Ensure procedures and policies are followed and manuals are kept up to date with any operational changes
Attend and contribute at team and stakeholder meetings
Reconcile payrolls prior to year end processing
Run year end routines for all payrolls in line with Software provider instructions, including related liaison with employees and stakeholders throughout regarding P35, P14 and P60 data
Collate P11d data. Produce P11d’s and send to employees. Submit P11d & P11db to HMRC within deadline
Submit end of year submissions, meeting HMRC deadlines
Provide support to the HR teams around payroll procedures, ensuring consistent understanding and agreed approach to best practise
Provide support to relevant internal stakeholders, ensuring consistent understanding and agreed approach to best practice in all areas that impact the payroll function
Provide training and support to new employees joining the payroll team
Articulate impacts on payroll processes and make suggestions for improvements
Understand specific risks and consequences within the payroll function, specifically in relation to
HMRC deadlines and fines and escalate any concerns to Head of Service Centre
Support to the Head of Service Centre and colleagues within WHR as required on relevant projects
Proactively look for ways to improve efficiencies and customer experience. Using change/the unexpected as an opportunity to be creative in providing input and idea’s.

Experience Required:

Previous experience of processing high volume payrolls
Experience of delivering high level customer service
Previous experience of resolving queries from internal and external customer
Previous experience of completing and submitted Forms P35, P11d’s & P11db to HMRC
Previous experience of internal and external stakeholder management
Experience of mentoring and providing payroll related and system training to colleagues
Minimum of 2 years payroll experience

Salary & Benefits:

The Client offers an innovative and flexible reward package. In addition to your starting salary, we also offer:

Access to a great range of offers and discounts from well-known retailers
Season ticket loans
The ability to buy and sell holiday
Bonus – most employees are eligible to participate in our bonus scheme, based on the company and personal performance
Pension Scheme – non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions

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