Payroll Officer

  • Category
    Operations - Payments
  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
    14.5 £ - 16.5 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

Payroll Officer

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Officer to join one of our largest Local Authority clients in a temporary assignment for three months initially (with every possibility of an extension should the successful candidate performs well).

Based in South West London, this is a full time role (36 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and the client is keen to recruit a candidate with knowledge of/experience of:

Job Purpose

To deliver effective payroll services for areas of the Council's payrolls.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

*Responsible to the Payroll Team Leader for undertaking the duties of the post.

*Responsible for the provision of payroll services in respect of a specific group of employees to ensure that the payroll payments in respect of this group are made accurately, on time and are properly authorised.

*The post holder will normally prioritise his or her own work and require minimal supervision.

*Responsible for carrying out checks on input documents to ensure proper authorisation and ensuring any required amendments are implemented.

*Deals with enquiries by correspondence, telephone and email or in person regarding all areas of pay, from employees or their representatives and deals with enquiries (ensuring proper authorisation by the employee where appropriate) from the DWP, HMRC, Solicitors, Building Societies and Banks.

*Provides cover for staff absence or vacancies in the Payroll Section as instructed by the Payroll Team Leader.

*Ensures that departmental standards are adhered to, payroll records are maintained, and security of information is safeguarded.

*Ensures that payroll logs are completed to assist in budgeting for payrolls, ensuring that recharges to departments and schools is accurate.

*Maintains a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant conditions of service, payroll procedures and relevant legislation.

*Where appropriate the post holder will be expected to undertake, under the guidance of the Payroll Team Leader.

*Checks payrolls and ensures that major errors are corrected or adjusted. Informs Payroll Team Leader of major errors immediately.

*Ensures that any calculations of overpayment are correct and passed on to the Payments team.

*Advise departmental managers as necessary on payroll related matters.

*Processes by direct input to the Payroll Computer System employee allowances and variations, including staff absences, additional payments, claims, extensions to temporary contracts of employment, performance related pay payments, special responsibility allowances, special recognition payments etc., making such checks as are deemed reasonable by the Payroll Team Leader to ensure that the Payroll Computer System is processing such pay adjustments accurately.

If you have the required experience apply now for immediate consideration!
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