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Payroll Administrator

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 28000 - 30000
REF: FJ29281
Contact Name: Emma Chamberlain
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to join to an exciting growing company in Basingstoke within the international IT market as a Payroll Administrator. This is a new position due to growth paying a salary of 30k.

Job Role:

To ensure accurate administration, processing and recording of company’s payroll.  This position will impact a rapidly growing organisation.

As part of a team, to provide a high quality service to individuals (managers and employees) and to contribute to the long term development of the Payroll function ensuring a consistently high level of customer care is provided to all individuals through effective and efficient output of work to meet the demands made of the role.  To assist in all aspects of work undertaken by the business to promote and fulfil the company’s BIG 3 and principles through the aims and objectives of the service.

-To arrange the payment of staff salaries through the SAGE payroll system.  This will involve the collation and input of all relevant information for the monthly payroll (including new starters, leavers, benefits, contract changes, sickness absence payments, maternity and paternity pay, etc.)
-Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
-Responsibility for preparation and submission of P11D, P32, P60 and year end reports.
-To administer the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay Schemes.
-Responsible for complex payroll calculations and transactions.
-To hold responsibility and management of overpayment recovery.
-To provide ad hoc employee communication as needed.
-To provide advice to staff and managers in relation to pay, salary guidelines, taxation and National Insurance.
-To ensure manual and computerised records are accurately maintained and updated regularly in line with data protection.
-To assist HR in the administration of benefit schemes such as the pension and childcare voucher schemes.
-Assist in the development of workflows, designed to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely working with HR and Finance Team.
-Assist in the development and maintenance of effective processes for monitoring and recording sickness/unpaid leave and other absence deductions and collaborating with the rest of the HR team.
-To work collaboratively and in a supportive manner with the HR, Finance and other departments to ensure that the overall aims and objectives are achieved.
-To maintain absolute discretion and maturity in handling sensitive/confidential data.

Skills and Experience:

-SAGE Qualified and Experienced
-Previous Payroll Responsibilities for 500 employees +
-3 years + Payroll Experience
-Knowledge of mechanisms such as Salary Sacrifice scheme
-Demonstration of appreciation of knowledge of Payroll Best Practice
-Experience in Taxation, National Insurance, Benefits and Pensions.
-Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel.
-Strong Work Ethic and team player.
-High degree of professionalism
-Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
-Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
-Ability to communicate with various levels of management.
-Decision making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
-Organisational, multi-tasking and prioritisation skills.

Company Ethos and benefits:

-A secure job in an exponentially growing international company
-Exciting projects in your own responsibility with diverse challenges
-Wonderful team spirit and a great working atmosphere in a friendly team
-Direct and open communication
-Very good opportunities for professional and personal further development thanks to our human resources development programme
-Mentor programme for an easy start for new employees
-Room for your own ideas and suggestions for improvement as well as their quick implementation due to brief decisions making processes
-Many more advantages to make your working hours and breaks as enjoyable as possible