Payroll Specialist

Salary/Rate:£27,000 - £30,000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are currently working with a rapidly growing UK-based business in Barnsley, who are looking to add a Payroll Specialist to their existing tight-knit team. Both full-time and part-time applicants are welcome to apply with either a 4 or 5 day week considered. 

The Payroll Specialist will be joining the team at an exciting time as they are going through a period of growth, working closely with the Finance Director in the production of payroll for a multi-site organisation. There is a real opportunity for the successful candidate to grow with the role as the business expands and have a real influence on processes as they develop.

What will you be doing?

  • End-to-end payroll processing for approximately 1,800 employees.
  • Payroll is operated fortnightly and monthly for employees based multi-site throughout the UK.
  • Compiling payroll data and producing payroll reports in line with business requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory payments.
  • HMRC reporting – RTI, EPS, P11D and Year-end duties.
  • Full understanding of pension regulations (Auto enrolment/ Re-declaration) and submission of pension contributions (NEST).
  • Administration of the time and attendance system (Maxtime) and ensure accurate record keeping.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the Payroll email inbox and resolving queries.
  • Ensure the payroll is compliant with regard to NMW.
  • Annual submission of the company’s Gender Pay Report.
  • Other tasks as required as befits the role and development.

What skills are we looking for?

  • At least 2 years of payroll experience.
  • Sage 50 payroll experience is advantageous.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within deadlines in payroll calendar.
  • Proficient in Excel. Minimum level is proficient in VLOOKUPs and Pivot Tables.

What’s on offer?

  • Flexible working - Full-time and Part-time hours considered
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Onsite parking 

Send us your CV below or contact Lawrie Bacon for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.


Job ref: LB/4951Post Date: 03.07.24

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Lawrie Bacon

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