Part-Time Payroll Coordinator

Recruiter
Payroll Elite
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 May 2018
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
This large international manufacturer is looking to recruit a Part-Time Payroll Coordinator on a contract assignment, until 31st December 2018 to manage their in-house payroll.

There is a £2,000.00 end of contract bonus eligible upon completion of required objectives.

The Position:

The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for the monthly preparation and processing payroll and benefits in full for the UK business. The successful candidate will have strong, proven payroll experience; with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.

Key Tasks and Objectives:

Compile and prepare monthly payroll in full including all monthly adjustments (expenses, overtime, and sick pay) in a prompt and timely manner
Preparation of salaries via BACS for processing following approval and sign off
Creation of monthly payroll files (including data extraction and manipulation)
Maintain all PAYE, National Insurance, Statutory payment scheme records as required by legislation; prepare all statutory returns
Liaise with relevant external advisors and Government Bodies as required
Manage Pension auto enrolment eligibility and pension deduction changes
Manage time and attendance records, monitoring overtime and sickness payments
Ensure Statutory procedures and payments are maintained, reconciled accurately, timely and in line with RTI regulations
Ensure full HMRC and Government body compliance; ensuring payments are made accurately and on time
Manage payroll deductions including attachment of earnings, company loans and workplace schemes
Manage all benefit schemes, including but not limited to Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Paycare, Life Assurance
Manage UK Time and Attendance (T&A) system, setting up new work patterns and making adjustments as required
Manage and distribute reports to departments as required
Support internal and external audits as required
Respond to Management and Employee requests in a timely and professional manner delivering excellent customer service to the business
Manage and chase Employee overpayments ensuring repayment
Work in conjunction with the HR team on the set up and processing of new starters and leavers and ad-hoc reporting as required
Work in conjunction with Finance Director and Finance team as required to ensure accurate and timely reporting
Assist with the preparation of Finance Year End Audit Reconciliations and assisting with the Year End Audit
Work in conjunction with European HR, Payroll and Tax Advisory teams as needed for support of Expatriate assignments
Maintain Employee records as needed within the payroll system
Conduct role with integrity and full confidentiality in line with responsibility of the position
Responsibilities are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.
Any member of staff may be asked to perform any task (subject to training and Health and Safety requirements) dependent upon the business needs.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Strong, proven Payroll processing experience, with the ability to manually calculate payroll
Excellent level of higher education including high achievement in Mathematics and English
Strong knowledge and application of HMRC and payroll related regulations
Strong understanding of Statutory payment schemes including SMP, SPP, SHPP, SSP and Auto Enrolment schemes
Knowledge of Cascade HR and Payroll System and/or knowledge of ADP Freedom
Excellent customer service and communication skills; with the ability to explain complex payroll or benefit issues to Managers and Employees
Experience of working with European payrolls beneficial
Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Excel for reporting and analysis
Previous experience in an FMCG Distribution environment would be beneficial

Key attributes:

Excellent attention to detail at all times
Proactive in dealing with payroll issues; liaising with HMRC and Government bodies as needed
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business as well as externally
Ability to stay focused, self-motivated
Excellent self-organisation and forward planner
Enthusiastic team player and embraces teamwork, but also leads when required while possessing a strong team spirit ethos
Ability to work efficiently under pressure and deliver accuracy in a deadline driven environment and continuously prioritise workloads to meet the business needs
Passion for accuracy, with attention to detail and maintain accuracy whilst doing monotonous tasks
“Get the job done” attitude including flexible attitude to working hours
Commercially aware

Benefits Include:

20 days holiday per annum, increasing to 25 after 12 months service
Life Assurance 3 x salary
Pension scheme
Discounted Electronics products
Discounted PlayStation products
Childcare vouchers
Paycare

Bonus:
£2,000.00 end of contract bonus eligible upon completion of required objectives

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