Payroll and pensions officer

Location
Wimbledon Park, London (Greater)
Salary
£25000- £30000 D.O.E
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Function
Finance & Legal
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Role:                Payroll & Pensions Reporting Officer

Reports to:      Payroll & Pensions Manager

Salary:                         £25-£30k per annum

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure accurate and timely payment of salaries, pensions and employee expenses
  • To deliver a payroll service in line with the policy and procedures for United Response
  • To engage with our employees and stakeholders and offer a level of customer service with a high level of satisfaction

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensuring accurate and timely payment of salaries, pensions and expenses
  • Analysis and validation of pre-commit payroll data using iTrent and Excel
  • Running pensions assessment and contributions reports using iTrent / Excel and loading data to providers’ online portals
  • Manual payment calculations
  • Assisting Payroll Manager with general ledger accounts reconciliation
  • Assisting Payroll Manager with producing costing reports for management accounts team and other information requests from the business
  • Effectively and efficiently managing employee pay queries
  • Assisting the team and Payroll & Pensions Manager on projects as required
  • Ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working in payroll department processing high volume of staff and variable pay elements
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload and work under pressure
  • Strong IT skills and are essential as the role requires extensive use of Excel and the iTrent payroll system.
  • Strong and positive team working skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external customers. Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrable knowledge of statutory payroll legislation
  • Enjoy working as part of a team

The benefits 

  • 25 days paid annual leave, which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • Pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan) 
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

We look forward to receiving your application