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Senior Payroll Administrator

  • Location: West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 45852
  • Recruiter: Matt Sanders
This vacancy has now expired.

Job Role

* Responsible for the day to day administration of complex or large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;
* Have an extensive knowledge of various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc.
* Have extensive knowledge of payroll software (Payrite is an advantage but not essential) and be able to run payrolls efficiently using its functionalities such as import/exports, nominal journal, costing and report writing;
* To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes including a good knowledge of AE administration process and build bespoke pension upload file to pension providers website;
* Assist with various types of client setups and project work, including writing user guides with some supervision;
* Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance, including interpret new legislation effectively and explain to junior team members where applicable;
* Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision and be able to assist the team with associated queries;
* Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise, including assisting the team with associated queries;
* Have an excellent client service and be able to build confidence and turn around payrolls with service issues within the team and assist the team with associated issues;
* Assist with the training of new and existing staff with some supervision;
* Assist with payroll reviews, signoffs and providing feedback where necessary;
* Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels;
* To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll);
* Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients and encourage the team to do same.

Person Specification

* Previous payroll experience, ideally within a professional services environment;
* Demonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll software (knowledge of Payrite an advantage but not essential);
* Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential;
* Minimum 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) grades A-C required;
* Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff;
* Organises own work and prioritises own tasks;
* Good numeracy skills;
* Demonstrates attention to detail and a high concern for accuracy;
* Demonstrates an appreciation of the importance of teamwork and responds willingly to all team members reasonable requests.

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