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Payroll Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits

  • Contact:

    Faith Collins

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Faith Collins

We're working with a growing and dominant market leading business who are looking for some immediate support in their Payroll function, this is a temporary assignment for a period of 1-4 months offering up to £45,000.

The Payroll Specialist will provide an accurate and visual reporting service to the business, reporting on both a cyclical and proactive basis to increase data visibility and drive improvements for the team and the wider business. The Payroll Specialist will ensure Payroll is compliant with HMRC and other external and internal reporting processes, processing and managing the Payroll and driving improvements.

The job;
*Manage and process the payroll function ensuring each stage of the payroll process is properly actioned, that staff are paid correctly and correct payments are made and appropriate information is communicated to our pension providers, HMRC and other statutory and pension scheme bodies.
*Processing of the monthly payroll ensuring high accuracy of data and minimal errors and queries.
*Adhering to business/payroll policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with HMRC and current legislation.
*Keep up to date with relevant regulations/legislation and determine the impact of any changes, taking action to implement changes where necessary. Ensuring all staff are kept informed of change which may impact on the organisation or individuals.
*Working with third parties to ensure accurate and compliant processing of benefits and monitoring performance to ensure business and employee value.
*Leaning out processes proactively and recommending improvements to the HR Manager focusing on cost savings and efficiencies.
*Driving the use of standard processes and work to reduce bureaucracy and complexity.
*Creating standard processes and procedures in-line with legislation and company policies.
*Working closely with HR and Finance team to ensure efficient and compliant processing.
*Adapting lean principles and ways of working befitting to the style of a manufacturing and supply organisation.
*Creating spreadsheets which are user friendly to support the collation of data centrally.
*Supporting with adhoc reporting such as gender pay gap and salary review.
*Producing monthly HR KPI dashboard reports for the Steering Team.
*Collating and reporting on UK and Europe people data.
*Being responsible for the International MI.
*Identifying trends, analysing data and identifying issues and focus areas.

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.