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Senior Payroll Assistant

  • £26000 to £28000 Per: annum
  • Darlington, North East,
  • Permanent
Our Client a very successfully and expanding accountancy practice with several offices throughout the region are currently on the lookout for a Senior Payroll Administrator to join their team
The Role-Senior Payroll Administrator
  • Process weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls in a timely and accurately manner
  • Support other members of the team including leadership and training
  • Undertake manual calculations of SSP, SMP, SPP and check against the payroll software and complete any forms for the DWP if appropriate
  • Check information provided by clients and if necessary, raise any queries with clients
  • Run various reports from the payroll system for managers to ensure correct
  • Once confirmation is received from the client, finalise the payroll and issue remaining reports and online payslips
  • Upload pension details to the relevant pension provider to meet the appropriate deadlines
  • Manage the payroll data inbox daily including logging incoming payroll changes and liaising with clients to resolve queries and respond to requests
  • Produce year end reports and issue P60s
  • Ensure that all payroll activities meet legislative and statutory requirements
The Person
  • Have high-volume payroll experience gained in a payroll bureau
  • Have working knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be confident speaking to clients and colleagues face to face, over the telephone and by email
  • The ability to check work for accuracy and have good attention to detail
  • Be able to demonstrate your initiative to solve problems
  • Be flexible and proactive in managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent IT skills, including working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of payroll software packages such as Sage, along with payroll experience gained in an accountancy practice.
  • Knowledge of auto-enrolment and understanding the workings of Directors NIC would also be beneficial.
The Package
  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays and 1 day for your birthday
  • Flexible working options including Hybrid working
  • Social events
  • Opportunities for learning and development and fully paid qualifications
  • Volunteering day and organised charitable events

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