Payroll Officer



Karen Dennis
01270 629090 ext 301

As Payroll Officer you will be managing the payroll and pension activity for up to 300 employees, supporting the HR Manager with responsibility for the T&A, payroll and HRIS system.  This is a key role within the HR team.


Key accountabilities:


  • Acting as subject matter expert within the business for payroll and HMRC queries
  • Managing and developing all payroll processes, working alongside the outsourced payroll provider
  • Cross checking data and payroll instructions, conducting monthly pay audits
  • Reviewing and improving HR/Payroll processes
  • Maintaining and managing current system and transfer over to a new payroll/T&A solution
  • Managing and maintaining HRIS system
  • Developing and managing the employer pension records and data
  • Providing business information and analysis (pay modelling, statutory pay reporting, MI reports etc) to senior managers

Key duties will include:

  • Running payroll and producing monthly reports
  • Inputting new starts and finalising leavers
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Checking overtime received and collating weekly data
  • Inputting and checking all payroll hours and data
  • Dealing with payroll queries

Key skills and experience required:

  • Previous payroll experience is essential – CIPP qualification would be an advantage
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines – organised under pressure
  • Strong communication skills – professional and friendly
  • Used to working in a confidential manner
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong commercial awareness


Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm

Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays (pro rata)


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