Temporary Payroll Officer

  • Temporary
  • Bristol, South West
  • Posted 4th December 2018
  • £20000.00 - £25000.00 per Annum + flexi time
  • Ref: 1201329
This East Bristol based employer has an immediate need to recruit an interim Payroll Officer to form an integral part of the busy Payroll team, and report directly to the Payroll Manager. Working closely with internal stakeholders to improve performance and processes within the department. The Payroll Officer is responsible for managing and operating the payroll system with the greatest level of accuracy and efficiency. In this role you most be comfortable undertaking manual calculations where necessary and possess outstanding communication skills. This is temporary role with an estimated end date of May 2019.

Key duties:

*Ensure that the monthly payroll data is processed
*To have a sound and comprehensive knowledge of company policy and procedure
*To have up-to-date and sound legislative knowledge enabling the jobholder to give basic guidance to employees in relation to tax codes, national insurance, statutory sick pay and maternity/paternity pay
*Ensure that all standing information is maintained accurately on the payroll database
*Prepare information to assist in the provision of information to external agencies as required
*Administer Local Authority and Auto Enrolment pension schemes
*Deal with employees and third party queries in an effective and professional manner

Skills and experience required

*Experience of payroll and HMRC requirements
*Experience of processing payroll and dealing with queries using a computerised system
*Advanced Excel skills
*Confidence and ability to manage own workload within set deadlines
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Well-developed multi-tasking and time-management skills
*Ability to build excellent relationships with colleagues and external contacts

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