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Title Payroll Administrator
Salary £26,000 basic
Location Altrincham

Payroll Administrator

General Purpose

Co-ordinate, direct and control payroll preparation, processing and distribution.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • supervise and co-ordinate activities of payroll staff
  • manage payroll workload to meet operational requirements
  • ensure payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
  • direct the preparation of payroll related documents
  • administer benefit plans
  • oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements
  • compile data from payroll sources
  • prepare relevant weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
  • monitor the accurate processing of staff appointments, transfers, promotions and terminations
  • prepare and review payroll account reconciliations
  • maintain accurate account balances
  • review and improve payroll policies and procedures
  • oversee the maintenance of current employee data systems
  • ensure all payroll information and records are maintained in accordance with statutory requirements
  • support all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • process payroll checks for executive staff
  • interpret new legislation impacting payroll
  • manage and resolve issues relating to payroll production
  • performance manage and develop payroll staff

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred
  • knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • in-depth knowledge and experience of payroll calculation and processing
  • managerial/supervisory experience
  • knowledge of applicable local, state and federal rules and laws
  • solid financial acumen
  • proficiency in relevant payroll and accounting software

Key Competencies

  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • planning and organizing
  • scheduling and monitoring
  • communication skills
  • problem analysis and problem-solving skills
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