Payroll Clerk

RH Finance & Accounting
£10 p hour + None
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Robert Half are currently partnering with a housing company in Bradford to recruit a Payroll Clerk to join their finance team on a temporary to permanent basis. Working as part of a small team you will be responsible for processing a high volume, multi-sited, biweekly and monthly payroll for around 300 staff from start to finish, ensuring that all staff are paid accurately and on time each week. Additionally, you may be required, from time to time to assist with the Directors payroll.

The main roles and responsibilities for this position are:

* Ensure that Company Policies, Procedures and controls are adhered to at all times to protect the company from financial loss
* Ensure the completeness and accuracy of the payroll so that company employees receive the correct remuneration on a timely basis, in accordance with the company payroll timetables

You will be involved in the following processes:

* New starter, leaver, and all other adjustments to the Payrolls are properly controlled and processed on a timely basis
* Print and input data from the weekly timesheets accurately and on time and resolve any queries arising
* Record sickness and calculate company sick pay entitlement
* Record and calculate holidays and holiday pay
* Ensure that all Payroll reconciliations, statutory returns, settlement calculations and statistical enquiries are completed accurately and within the relevant time limits
* Ensure compliance with all PAYE legislation within the UK (including Scotland and Wales)
* Production of Payroll run and distribution of output
* Deal with external agencies i.e. Inland Revenue, DSS, Benefits Agency, CSA, Peoples Pension and other third parties
* Respond to and resolve employee payroll related issues both written and verbal and ensure that a professional and courteous approach is adopted at all times
* Keep up-to-date with any legislation changes that may affect pay or benefits
* Assist with producing reports for Directors and Managers as required
* Working with the team to cover periods of holiday and sickness
* General admin, filing etc.

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and experience:

* Previous experience of working within a fast paced office environment
* Proven track record of administrative roles
* Processing the payroll of at least 200+ employees
* Good working knowledge of current legislation, including; Tax, NI, SSP, SMP, SPP, Pensions etc.
* Minimum of 5 GCSE's, Grade C or above including English and Maths or equivalent
* Numerate and accurate
* Work to strict deadlines
* Accurate with keen eye for detail
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Sound knowledge of MS Office suite (particularly Excel)

Working hours are 35 hours per week, worked between 9am and 5 pm, Monday to Thursday, with a 4pm finish on a Friday.

If you have suitable experience and skills for this role, please apply with an up to date CV.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.