Payroll Assistant

Pays employees on time by calculating their pay and any required company or statutory deductions.

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  • Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating and entering data.
  • Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Ensures that all supporting payroll information and documentation is appropriate and correct.
  • Maintains manual/electronic filing systems in a confidential manner.
  • Maintains payroll operations by following policies, procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Deals with queries relating to pay in a timely and professional manner.
  • Prepares and maintains spreadsheets, reports, databases etc.

All organisations are required to pay their personnel in a timely manner and the Payroll department will either be internal or outsourced to an external provider.

  • Maths and English at GCSE, Higher (or equivalent)
  • HNC/HND/BTEC or equivalent in related subject
  • Payroll qualifications
  • Member of the Chartered Institiue of Payroll Professionals
  • Experience of working with computerised payroll systems

£18,000 - £23,000

£23,000 -£35,000

Payroll Supervisor or Payroll Manager