Payroll Administrator

Location – Paddington, London HQ

Main Accountabilities

  • Advising and dealing with HR, managers and employees queries in an efficient manner
  • Management of payslips and other documentations such as P45, P11D & P60
  • Running monthly reports and perform data cleansing exercises to maintain the integrity of the CoreHR system’s data
  • Calculating and processing all statutory payments and entitlements in accordance with the current legislations
  • Ensuring compliance with the taxation of employee benefits
  • Provision of advice on payroll matters to staff
  • Liaising with and making prompt returns to external bodies such as HMRC, DWP, National Statistics Office, Child Support Agencies etc.
  • Retaining appropriate records as per HMRC and audit requirements
  • Comply with established procedures concerning the recording of staff absence
  • Undertake established procedures in relation to payroll corrections
  • Responsible for administering confidential information and ensuring compliance of Data Protection Act
  • Plan, identify and highlight any payroll needs/ issues which would affect the smoother running of the department to management
  • Running monthly reports and perform data cleansing exercises to maintain the integrity of the system data

Skills & Experience

  • An ability to perform manual payroll calculations
  • Previous experience of working in a Payroll position using computerised payroll software (ideally CoreHR)
  • Experience of manually calculating statutory payments essential
  • Previous experience manually checking Tax and NI contributions required
  • A strong working knowledge of applications such as Word and Excel with experience using spreadsheets and databases including V Look-Ups and Pivot tables
  • Understanding of ongoing legislative changes which affect payroll
  • Assisting with and understanding of all HMRC submissions, such as RTI, P11D & PSA
  • Experience of preparing monthly payroll journals
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Organised, logical and methodical approach
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Flexibility. Busy periods may require longer working hours