Payroll Administrator

  • Job Reference: 10300
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Lutterworth
  • Salary: £20,000 to £23,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 25 +stat, Parking, Pension, Health, Shares
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months +
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Payroll/Hr Officer.
Our client has a very exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join their busy and friendly HR team in Lutterworth (maternity cover for 12 months). As the Payroll Administrator you will support the day to day administration of Payroll within the UK HR Shared Service Centre. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for full time hours (37.5 hours), has strong payroll administration skills, likes a challenge and is adaptable and wants to work in a friendly and supportive team.

Responsibilities include:

*Responsible for the co-ordination and production of the Monthly Payroll, working closely with the HR Shared Service Manager and Payroll provider
*To deal with Payroll telephone and email enquiries in a confident and timely manner
*Chase up sick notes, self-certificates and raise any long term sickness absence to the relevant HR Business Partner
*Provide assistance in the maintenance and administration of benefits
*Produce and format starters, leavers and changes report to be sent to the outsourced Payroll provider
*Collate overtime payments to be sent to the outsourced Payroll provider within the agreed timescale
*To participate in the annual salary review with regards to communication, mail merge, data collection and system updates
*Contribute to defining and implementing processes and procedures that add value to transactional activities
*To process status changes to workforce or employee details in the HR System and other data files flagging inconsistencies and omissions
*Be a contributing and productive member of the HR Shared Service Centre team, working in conjunction with other team members to provide a seamless service to the business
*General HR/ Payroll administration and filing where required

The ideal candidate will have:

*Strong payroll administration experience with the proven ability to assist internal or external customers via telephone or face to face
*Ability to plan and manage own workload in a reactive environment whilst maintaining a high level of focus
*Previous experience of "internal customer" culture and service orientation
*Detail conscious, numerate & literate, with ability to maintain accuracy when collating variable streams of information
*Comfortable with MS Office packages, in particular good working knowledge of Excel
*Experience of enhancing or improving base processes
*Team orientated and proactive in supporting other team members in peak times
*Previous experience and understanding of administration and transactional activities in either a HR/Payroll environment would be desirable
In return you will receive:

*Mon - Fri 37.5 hours per week
*Contributory Pension Scheme
*Health Cash back scheme
*25 days holiday plus bank holidays
*Childcare vouchers
*Life assurance at x2 contractual salary
*Free onsite parking/ tea and coffee
My client may well consider candidates with a purely HR background that are able to demonstrate the ability to pick up payroll.
For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404.
If we have not responded to your application within 5 working days, you have not been selected at this stage for consideration.