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Payroll Officer

  • Location

    Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £27000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Helen Dodds

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an experienced Payroll Officer on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be working for an Education organisation South of the Tyne.


Carry out month end procedures, including all month end tasks completed before closure of the pay cycle, closing of pay cycle and submission of BACS file to Finance, to ensure the processing of the monthly payroll is not compromised.

Production of year- end information for the financial accounts and statutory returns.

  • Ensure all monthly input and checking is performed accurately and in accordance with timetables, ensuring all staff are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Processing of employee details, personal, contractual and financial.
  • Processing of all temporary variations
  • Maintenance of sickness, maternity, paternity and adoption records, ensuring payment is made in accordance with set policies
  • Processing of any fixed amendments to salary in line with statutory requirements.
  • Checking of temporary and permanent input to the payroll system using relevant audit logs, system reports, and payslip checks.
  • To make any necessary adjustments to the payroll system, and raise additional or revised payslips
  • To make any adjustments to salary, calculating and addressing under and overpayments.
  • To assist in monitoring all salary changes e.g. equated pay, increments, pay awards and honorarium.
  • Completion of tasks in line with HMRC requirements, including, but not exclusively, download of HMRC notifications regarding Tax Code changes, Student Loans and Employer notices.

Our client is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, flexible and customer focussed with excellent organisational, administration and communication skills. The successful individual should demonstrate a high level of commitment and an ability to achieve demanding deadlines.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Helen Dodds in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion.

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