Payroll Officer

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary £25000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits and study support
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively recruiting a Payroll Officer on behalf of a well-established and growing business based near Salford, Media City. The business has grown phenomenally in the last 5 years and they are still highly acquisitional with more growth projected. We are looking to add a Payroll Officer with experience, to support the team of 3.

The business has 1 main payroll and 3 smaller payrolls with that number set to grow. This role is a fantastic position for someone with previous Payroll experience who is perhaps studying a qualification – this can be supported in the role with CIPP study support.

Salary and benefits:

Salary - £25-28k DOE plus study support for CIPP if required, 25 days holiday plus banks and birthday, pension, death in service payment, onsite gym, hybrid working once trained and flexible hours.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain and update the payroll records and payroll spreadsheets.  
  • End to end processing of monthly company payrolls
  • Preparation and completion of payroll related reports
  • Working with departmental managers ensuring all up to date payroll information and the correct documentation has been received monthly.
  • Completion of month end tasks including;
  1. Complete P45 for leavers.
  2. FPS (Full Payment Summary)
  3. EPS (Employee Payment Summary)
  4. Print /save reports for the period and to update payments file
  5. Prepare and send electronic payslips monthly
  • Enter all new starters/ leavers in the month onto Company pension’s scheme via Website
  • Produce Pension Reports and upload into pension provider portal to process the DD
  • Prepare a listing of all AOE’s each month together with payment details for repayment.
  • Responding and solving first line employee queries regarding payroll.
  • Process leavers and all administration in relation to leavers in SAGE & Employee database
  • Control of payroll related HR paperwork.
  • Correspondence in relation to changes in payroll and deductions.
  • Ad hoc Payroll duties / projects as and when necessary.
Experience & Skill Requirements:
  • Previous end to end payroll processing experience is essential
  • Experience in Sage Payroll would be desirable
  • Highly numerate with strong calculation skills and an excellent user of Excel
  • Highly trustworthy and discreet with access to highly confidential information
  • Strong numerical aptitude, good time planning skills and attention to detail
  • A self-starter with excellent team work abilities, who works hard under pressure and is happy to go above and beyond in the role
  • Strong interpersonal skills – approachable and down to earth with good communication skills
If you would like to hear more about this role, please get in touch with Harriett Busby at Axon Moore