Posted: January 10, 2022
Location: Northwich
Division: Office
Type: Permanent

Payroll Assistant

Northwich CW9 7RA

Full Time, Permanent

Paying Up To £25,000 Per Annum

Our client requires a Payroll Assistant.

The position is full time, Monday to Friday, office based. This role is with an immediate start for the successful candidate. You will need to prepare a range of payrolls of varying complexity in accordance with client deadlines and specific requirements.

Job Accountabilities:

To ensure that employee calculations are correctly entered in accordance with client instruction onto Iris Payroll Software.

  • Identifying missing information and discussing with Client
  • To be proactive in advising clients when they are not complying with legislation
  • Processing statutory notifications and payments (e.g. SMP, SSP), voluntary deductions, third party payments, AEO’s and occupational entitlements, ensuring accuracy of calculations
  • To forward data to client under GDPR regulations
  • To submit data to HMRC & advise client of PAYE liability

To understand clients pension scheme

  • Process in accordance with scheme set up (ie: Relief at Source/Net Pay Arrangement) and calculations are checked for accuracy
  • Ensure that Auto Enrolment rules are being adhered to including re-enrolment
  • Produce CSV files for upload
  • Enter contributions onto provider website manually when required
  • To carry out Year End procedures as directed by manager

Employer Services procedures adopted along with Team Rules

  • Checklists completed for each payroll process, along with final control sheet & whiteboard
  • Maintain the upkeep of paper & electronic files to specified standard
  • To provide guidance to Grade 1 Technician as and when required
  • Ensure all records are stored in line with GDPR policies

To support team by undertaking HMRC (PAYE/CIS), Pension Provider and Client Queries

  • Liaise with Client/HMRC/Pension Provider by telephone/email
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records of conversations

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good IT skills and knowledge
  • Well organised and dedicated attention to detail
  • Remain up to date on relevant payroll knowledge
  • At least 1 year in Payroll (HR) Department.