Payroll Coordinator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Finance Clerical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ruby Webster

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    07795 385 225

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Ruby Webster

Payroll Coordinator - 30 hours - £28,000 (pro rated) flexible home working 

Cherry Professional are pleased to be working exclusively with a well established business in Derbyshire who are looking to recruit a Payroll Professional on a 12 month fixed term contract to oversee the full payroll, pensions and benefits process for the business.

The role and responsibilities: 

Manage and process in a timely manner monthly end to end payroll for 4 UK businesses for approx. 200 employees
Ensure all fixed and variable payroll elements are accurate each month and fully checked for payroll system calculation accuracy
Run and check pre-commit reports and enter corrections as necessary within payroll cut off dates
Be the first point of contact for all payroll queries, HMRC enquiries, general tax queries and pension queries
Ensure absence is appropriately tracked and recorded and any payroll implications are identified and dealt with appropriately, eg. Sick pay entitlements, parental payments, unpaid leave etc.
Produce the payroll journals in conjunction with the Accounts Department. 
Ensure payroll/HR database is fully maintained, accurate and compliant with legislation. 
On-board new starters, process leavers, and changes to terms and conditions on iHCM. 
Manage the auto enrolment process and all pension administration. 
Manage the annual renewal process of employee benefit schemes. 
Complete P11ds and Class 1A NI paperwork in a timely and accurate manner. 
Ensure compliance with internal controls, reviewing and improving processes to reduce, mitigate or remove risk.  Process invoices that come into the HR Department. 
Provide high quality advice to employees and managers regarding payroll related queries. 

Skills, knowledge and abilities: 

CIPP – payroll technical certificate desirable but not essential 
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy 
Good working knowledge of GDPR 
System orientated and confident with dealing with spreadsheets and analysis of data. 
Strong Excel skills – V Look Ups, Pivots
Excellent current knowledge of UK Payroll Legislation in such areas as tax, statutory payments, NI, Pensions, salary sacrifice, auto enrolment, NMW 
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines 
Ability to take ownership of problems and see them through to completion 
Able to work effectively within a team to achieve the overall goal

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