We are working with a College organisation based in East London, who are currently recruiting for a Payroll Officer on a permanent basis.
The position is due to start in the next couple weeks from W/c 14/06/2021.
The salary for this role is £28,039 per annum and additional benefits are included (please see below).
Please note the ideal candidate will have dealt with Payroll from start to finish in a sole capacity and will have experience working in Education.
Duties will include (but not limited to):
Oversee the day to day payroll activity and efficiently run the monthly payroll for 330 paid staff at the college
Co-ordinate payroll administration including ensuring consistency of methods and application of all payroll procedures and practices
Ensure that all employees receive the correct remuneration due in accordance with their contract of employment and College policies, and are paid on time
Enter data direct to the on-line payroll system, checking all input and output for accuracy and maintain staff records where necessary
Understand and process all statutory payments and deductions
Assist with the administration of employee pension contributions including entering data via the Teachers’ Pensions on-line and the completion of necessary forms (LGTP)
Understand and process pay and entitlements of the College’s occupational sick pay and maternity schemes together with SSP and SMP as well as record all absence details and liaise with line managers as appropriate
Liaise with employees in cases of overpayments and take necessary steps to arrange recovery
Investigate and resolve complex payroll queries using the on-line payroll system
Deal tactfully and sympathetically with employee pay enquiries by telephone, in writing or in person and to advice on payroll related matters
Complete financial references and returns from statutory bodies, building societies, etc.
Assist with writing reports using the on-line payroll system report writer and/or spreadsheet and to supply management and financial information as required
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills: V Lookups, Pivot tables
Good analytical skills
Experience working in a busy payroll environment (minimum 2 years)
An excellent understanding of statutory deductions (e.g. income tax, national insurance, student loans, etc) and statutory payments (e.g. SSP, SMP, etc. and pension schemes)
Experience using an online payroll system
Experience working in a HR environment
A Knowledge and understanding of the Higher Education Sector
Experience using iTrent payroll system
A relevant payroll qualification
Skills, knowledge and expertise required:
Good written and oral communication skills
Proven analytical skills
Highly organised, and analytical approach to task and issue management
Rewards and Benefit
Working from available (on a rota basis)
Generous Holiday entitlement
Generous Pension Scheme
36 hours per week
Monday – Friday 8:30-5:30
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
For further information on the position, please contact Puja Ladva or Lowri James on 0207-430 1284 or please email enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.
KEYWORDS: Payroll; Administration; HR; employee; legislation; pension; higher; education; iTrent; LGTP;
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