Job: Payroll Clerk

Salary £19,719 – £21,837
Location Worcester
Job Information

Our client are a leading local employer and due to increased business demand they are now looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Clerk to join the busy team based in Hindlip, Worcester.

The main purpose of the role is to support the Senior Payroll Clerk to ensure that the effective day to day management of the Companies Payrolls and to ensure that all employees get paid correctly and on time.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Directly input changes within deadlines to standing date in the payroll system on receipt of appropriately authorised notification of a change, for example Starters, leavers payroll variations and HMRC tax code notifications.
  • Directly validate and input variable data within deadlines from another source for example through self service or third party software, for example overtime, expenses, allowances and mileage.
  • Ensure that less frequent tasks are completed accurately and on time, for example annual increases arising from increments, pay awards, payment of compensatory grant.
  • Operate a series on internal controls, both pre and post data entry, to ensure the payroll is accurate and complete this will include periodic checks of standing data.
  • Carryout routine and non-routine manual pay calculations and adjustments to payroll calculations, which are outside the functionality of the payroll systems.
  • Action, on the payroll system, official notifications from other organisations for example the HMRC, LGPS Administrator or a body to which a third party deduction is paid.
  • Provide a timely, professional advice in response to payroll queries. Carrying out appropriate investigations to ensure individuals are paid accurately and on time.
  • Retrieve management information from the payroll system for use by individuals, in response to queries and to undertake force decision making.
  • Proactively identify and suggest changes to systems and procedures with a view to improving the payroll service and performance.
  • Assist with the implementation of new regulations, terms and conditions and changes to HMRC rules and explain these to staff.
  • To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working within a fast paced Payroll Team whilst providing a customer focused experience.

You will also posses the following skills/ Attributes:

  • CSE Maths and English NVQ level 3 or studying for AAT
  • Knowledge of how to perform basic calculations
  • Understanding of the functionality available from a payroll system.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office products including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to perform manual calculations
  • Numerate, highly accurate and pays close attention to detail.

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