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Payroll Advisor

United Kingdom
Remote Working
Remote Working
£33,000 to £40,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Our client is currently recruiting for a Payroll Advisor to join their team, you will ensure the timely and accurate processing of payroll, provides pay advice, and liaises with the payroll provider and Pensions Manager to resolve queries. The role is integral to the HR Team and will work alongside HR Advisors to identify issues related to pay and resolve them. Identifying pay anomalies, investigating pay queries, correcting errors - some of which may be historical, is part of this role - so the Payroll Advisor must like a challenge and enjoy detective work! Although the role is predominantly home based, you will be required to attend the office as and when required, therefore flexibility with working hours and a willingness to travel is required. Key responsibilities: Payroll processing Ensures the accurate and timely processing of payroll Ensures the correct authorisation is in place for all transactions, complying with Scheme of Maintains records of any pay changes, variations of amendments monthly when processing payroll for schools. Sets up new starters to the payroll system, creating an accurate record, liaising with the HR Advisor on the Contract of Employment, and ensuring all essential data is provided to the payroll provider. This would also include uploading P45s, HMRC Checklists to payroll system. Process leavers from the payroll including calculating final payments and holiday adjustments and redundancy. Records absence (sickness, maternity etc) and ensures sick pay is paid in compliance with regulation and in line with policy. Monitors and records temporary amendments eg overtime, casual hours ensuring required paperwork is completed to evidence these changes Ensure correct deductions are processed eg student loans, salary sacrifice schemes, childcare vouchers etc. Supports staff with tax related pay issues, being the liaison between HMRC, Payroll and employees. Manages annual pay progression uplifts, include but not limited to cost of living, apprenticeship uplifts. Supports Pensions Manager with submitting Pensions Opt Out Forms to relevant payroll provider for processing. First point of contact for employee queries. Payroll Support Performs year end tasks eg supports production of P60s, keeps a breath of annual changes to Tax Code and NI Updates. Supports finance to close of year end queries such as per annum severance, ex gratia bonus reports. Provides payroll and school oncosts information for budget preparation (who would this be provided to) Liaises with payroll provider to ensure query resolution and deadlines are met in line with the SLA. Engages with HR Advisors, the Pensions Manager and Finance colleagues to resolve pay queries and ensure payroll is correct Ensures employees have access to online payslips and they have an understanding of their pay. Supports HR Advisors with correspondence and pay communications HR Support Promotes compliance with HR policies and processes Drafts clear and accurate correspondence Assists in developing HR processes and HR documentation Supports the wider HR team with employee relations issues as and when necessary. Or during holiday periods, increased workload, and other absences
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  • Job Reference: 705459206-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Focus Resourcing
    Focus Resourcing
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £33,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent