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Payroll Specialist

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
REF: 4215_1685438698
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Job Description

I am currently partnered with a global Retail Business seeking a Payroll Specialist to oversee, manage and administer the full end to end of payroll for the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to be part of a dynamic, supportive and high performing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and administer end-to-end payroll for the UK ensuring all payroll deadlines are met
  • Responsible for keeping HR payroll information up to date
  • Ensure all payroll related functions are processed within the deadlines i.e. P45's, P11D's and pension contributions
  • Manage and respond to all matters and queries relating to payroll
  • Coordinate payroll / update HR as required / Maintain payroll databases.
  • Keep the HR system up to date with current employees, starters, leavers, transfers, salary reviews, job role changes etc.
  • Create offer letters, contracts of employment, changes in employment contracts etc
  • Responsible for coordinating employee benefit conditions with third party
  • Manage files of personal information
  • Assist HR in the hiring process including references and right to work checks, oversee return to work forms, highlight absence issues to the HR team
  • Advise employees on basic HR matters escalating to the HR team where required
  • Provide first line support to employee and line manager on HR/Payroll queries
  • Manage the HR and payroll archiving including regular archiving of leavers and past payroll folders
  • Filing information to HMRC

Person Specification:

  • Experienced in Payroll end-to-end processing ideally in Zellis
  • Sound understanding of payroll legislation
  • Be able to demonstrate a high attention to detail
  • Computer literate particularly within Excel. It is essential you can operate at Intermediate level i.e. V Look Ups, Pivot tables
  • Manage your time and organise your workload to ensure you meet deadlines and targets
  • Have a positive working attitude and be willing to help and assist colleagues in all Payroll and HR related matters