Payroll Assistant

Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Type
23 Jan 2018

Job Description

KCR Solutions are currently recruiting for a Payroll Assistant on a permanent basis for a client based in Newcastle. The role will be responsible for weekly and monthly payroll processing, including all calculations, queries & back office payroll duties. Salary will be in the region of £20,000 – £25,000 per annum.

Key Activities:

  1. Timesheet Input
  2. Dealing with SSP, SMP calculations
  3. Dealing with holiday pay
  4. Ensure all statutory deductions are applied correctly
  5. Process overtime and any other ad hoc payments for employees
  6. Administer sick notes and keep accurate records, calculate sick pay
  7. Process leavers and staff changes
  8. Deal with payroll queries in a timely manner
  9. Dealing with telephone queries in relation to payroll
  10. Ensuring accurate paper documents to support payroll calculation
  11. Carry out payroll administration relating to employee activity i.e. new starters, leavers, changes to changes to terms and conditions of employment and other personal data changes
  12. Ensure data on the payroll system is accurate and as up to date as possible
  13. Ensure that all work is accurate and produced in a timely manner in line with agreed procedures and checking/authorisation levels
  14. Additional payroll related tasks and ad hoc projects

Skills and Experience:

  1. Experience of working in a busy payroll department using computerised payroll systems including SAGE
  2. Experience of Pension auto enrolment
  3. An understanding of current issues affecting payroll and ability to keep up to date with changing legislation
  4. A good standard of education
  5. Good working knowledge of current statutory payments and deductions -SSP, SMP, PAYE, NI, etc.
  6. Ability to deal accurately with complex calculations
  7. Good IT skills including use of Excel Spreadsheets and Sage

Please note if you have not heard back from us within 5 days of forwarding your CV then unfortunately on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 and £20,000 - £25,000. Job expires in Endless.

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