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Payroll Officer

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

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

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25 - £24576 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jessi Pabla

  • Email:

    jessi.pabla@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    JPPON_1656518661

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Role: Payroll Officer

Location: Northamptonshire

Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,576

Payroll Officer required to join a well-respected, ambitious and established organisation based within Northamptonshire. My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has heaps of Payroll experience, to equip them with the skills and experience to hit the ground running! This vacancy has arisen due to the team expanding as a result of their success, needing an extra pair of hands!

In return of contributing to this Organisation, you will be rewarded with, annual pay review and increases, brilliant holiday allowance, generous pension scheme and the opportunity to progress. My client is forward thinking and is offering agile working and flexibility with working hours.

As a Payroll Officer you will be required to:

  • Assist the payroll team in delivering improved customer satisfaction and deliver organisational goals. This will include but not limited to pensioner (XPS) queries, aged Service Requests and legacy payroll queries
  • Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with relevant legislation, ensure data quality, and take ownership of management information.
  • Review the Net Pay Variances reports and to discuss the results with the Payroll Team Leader
  • Give guidance to the organisation as necessary on complex, sensitive payroll issues
  • Reporting to the Senior Payroll Officer, to assist in ensuring that it meets legislative, pension and reporting requirements
  • Assist in the robust testing (including reconciliations) of any future payroll system upgrade or patching and that it is fully documented and has end to end procedures guides
  • Maintain timely communications with the shared service payroll team to oversee and coordinate all aspects of the monthly payroll output, including reconciliations and BACS payments
  • Ensure that the Organisation meets statutory requirements for National Insurance, Tax, Pensions and Statutory Pay (SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP etc.)
  • Produce standard and ad hoc reports for the Organisation
  • Manage and ensure that customers with complex and detailed pay queries, receive accurate and timely responses to pay affecting queries and are dealt with a professional and customer centric approach
  • Reduce the number of back logged processes and queries within;
    • The Service Request queue
    • The XPS portal
    • The emails and daily log query list
    • The Year End tax position and any required Early Year Updates
  • Review and update our payroll policy and procedure conforms to legal requirements, police officer regulations, police staff terms and conditions and recognised good practice
  • Deputise for the Senior Payroll Officer as required on an ad hoc basis

Required skills and experience of the Payroll Officer:

  • Extensive Payroll experience

If you believe you have the necessary skills, ambition and experience for the Payroll Officer role, please apply now, or contact Jessi Pabla at Sellick Partnership. With the department workload increasing due to success of the organisation, my client is looking for a relatively quick appointment.

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