Payroll Specialist

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £27000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Hurt

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Sewell Wallis are working with a fantastic Sheffield based company, who are looking for an experienced payroll candidate to join a thriving finance team.

Job requirements:-

- Processing and submitting monthly payrolls including RTI submissions to HMRC
- Working with other departments to ensure payrolls are reconciled, including assisting, where required, with pension increases
- Ensure pensioners are paid accurately and on the required date each month
- Processing new pensioners, leavers, deaths and one-off payments
- Maintaining the monthly payroll file, including processing tax code notices
- Printing and issuing of monthly payslips and annual P60s, until such a time that these tasks are outsourced
- Submitting statutory year end returns to HMRC
- Working with other departments to parallel run payrolls for new clients and also current clients who are moving to new payroll systems
- Dealing with HMRC, members and Clients to ensure any tax issues or queries are resolved in a timely manner
- Liaise with administration teams with regards to the dates each payroll is due to be run, and follow up with the relevant teams if the payroll reconciliation has not been received by this date
- Making appropriate ledger entries in the accounting system in respect of pension payrolls
- Assist with interviews for new recruits to the Cash Management Team
- Continually review processes for improvement opportunities
- Continually review process documentation to ensure adequacy for training purposes
- Assist with training junior members of staff
- Any other payroll duties as required by the business

Cash Management and Accounting services support:

- Maintaining cash book records for each client on the accounting system used
- Monitoring cash flows
- Weekly check of bank accounts report i.e. balance, BACS rejections, unusual transactions
- Monthly Bank Statement reconciliation report
- Monthly Pension Payroll report sheet
- Any other cash management and accounting duties as required by the business
- To update time records on a daily basis
- To be flexible and provide other such support as would reasonably be expected within the role

Technical Knowledge and Professional Qualifications
Key Skills
- Ability to prioritise workloads and multi-task
- Ability to use initiative to identify solutions and improve processes
- Ability to work under pressure
- Good Word and Excel skills
- Good verbal and written skills
- Flexible and adaptable in approach to work with the ability to multi task
- Good team player


- Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English Grade C or above
- Previous experience of providing pension payroll services at a senior level is mandatory

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.