Payroll Officer in London

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location
London, London
job category
HR
job type
Permanent
salary
£ 35,000 - £ 40,000 per year
reference number
LM 126
contact
Laura Murphy, Digby Morgan
phone
02079072890
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job description

Payroll Duties



* Maintaining the payroll information of c1000 employees on the Cascade Payroll system ensuring the accurate payment of salaries to tight timescales according to company procedures.
* Payroll data entry and processing of monthly Cascade Payroll including expenses.
* Answering employee payroll queries and HR Helpdesk payroll questions.
* Dealing with enquiries relating to leavers, joiners, SSP, SMP, Student Loans, HMRC & Benefits Agency.
* Importing salary payments into BACS from Cascade system.
* Producing P60s, P45s and P11D statements.
* Producing monthly payroll journals including expense ledgers.
* Paying Monthly Tax & National Insurance (NI).
* Making monthly payments to a number of pensions and benefit providers.
* Complete the payroll year end processing.
* Providing administration around the Group's pension arrangements.
* Other duties as requested by Group HR Manager and/or HR Director.

Competencies:

Knowledge & experience
* A proven career within payroll, able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the key payroll processes such as joiners, leavers, maternity, paternity, Student Loans, PAYE and NI payments, P35, P45, P60, P11D.
* Previous experience of handling multiple payrolls whilst not essential may be advantageous.
* Experienced in the running of month end processes, payroll reports and preparing tax and NI payments.
* Able to demonstrate a numerical aptitude evidenced by related career experience.
* Well developed IT skills in Microsoft applications in particular 'Advanced' skills in Excel.
* In addition it is also essential that the individual has some experience of working with journals or general ledgers.

Training, education & qualification
* Educated to a minimum of A Levels or equivalent standard.

Skills, abilities & personal qualities



* High degree of numeracy skills.
*Able to follow instructions, procedures, policies and assimilate information quickly in a consistent manner.
*Meticulous approach to work - accurate with a high degree of attention to detail.
*Resilient, able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
*Ability to plan, organise and prioritise work with a good understanding of the context of the tasks required.
*Good problem resolution skills - seeks solutions and guidance where necessary.
*Well-developed communication skills with all levels of the organisation both internal and external.
*Focused on providing a high level of customer service within their work, demonstrating empathy and an open approach to questions.

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