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Payroll Coordinator

Published 25 September 2023
£15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 25th September 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Payroll Coordinator | Leicester | Full Time | Temp to Perm | Salary £15-18ph

Are you a proficient 'hands on' Payroll expert' with proven experience in managing and executing payroll in a busy environment?

About the Role:

In this role you will be accountable for the processing of all monthly Payrolls, ensuring that all employees are paid accurately and on time, complying with all statutory returns and payment deadlines. You will also be responsible for the Company's adherence to HMRC obligations and will ensure full compliance.

Role Details:

  • Salary £15 -18ph
  • Full time 37.5 hours
  • Hybrid working 2 days from Home
  • Temporary to permanent opportunity


  • Ensure the accurate processing of wages, salaries and other forms of compensation across your allocated payroll site.
  • Ensuring that queries are answered on a timely basis
  • Ensuring that all amendments are processed and posted directly to the payroll system prior to the payroll deadline
  • Reviewing errors, exceptions and elements reports and reconciling to final payroll
  • Ensure that the BACS report, payroll summary and final analysis are reconciled and authorised
  • Update the absence management system for family leave & calculate family leave pay accurately
  • Validate P45s from joiners and enter on payroll system to allow accurate FPS submissions to HMRC
  • Create P45s for leavers and distribute accordingly
  • Assist in the preparation and issuing of P60's to employees and provide details to the Inland Revenue by the required deadline
  • Assist in the preparation of P11d's and ensure that copies are distributed to employees and submitted to the Inland Revenue by the required deadlines
  • Display and encourage a proactive, problem solving and can-do attitude both with internal and external customers
  • Ensure a consistent quality of payroll services to customers adhering to high internal standards and minimum quality issues
  • Preparation of monthly payroll
  • Administering the pension scheme, ensuring it's kept up to date at all times
  • Day to day control of client's accounts, ensuring complete and accurate processing of payrolls
  • Regular review of pension arrangements, student loans, SMP, SPP, SSP and other key elements of the payroll
  • Review data feeds from the clocking in system ensuring fixed data changes are made in the payroll system and data remains consistent
  • Assisting the HR team when required
  • Taking calls regarding payroll queries and distribute/resolve
  • Ensure integrity of confidential name detail information

Your key qualifications and experience:

  • Previous experience of payroll administration required
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills - experience working with and providing a service to internal and external customers; strong verbal communications skills are essential; ability to work to tight deadlines to meet customer requirements; a proactive approach to resolving customer problems and queries
  • Accountancy Skills - GCSE Maths at grade C or above or equivalent e.g. Numeracy at Level 2; Demonstrates the capacity to learn required accountancy skills during training.
  • Strong Administration Skills
  • Strong IT Skills - Confident user of Microsoft packages, including word, outlook PowerPoint. Strong excel skills is essential (V-look ups and Pivot tables)
  • Previous experience of Payroll systems and packages required / Experience of iTrent/Crown/Workday/MoorePay would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
  • Intermediate excel including VLOOKUP's and Pivot Tables
  • Ability to work accurately to set deadlines
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to get stuck in and be pro-active
  • High level of accuracy
  • Basic knowledge of HR would be an advantage.

If you want to join this first class business and take that next step in your career then apply ASAP to avoid missing out!

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Required Skills

  • payroll
  • HR
  • Payroll coordinator
  • payroll admin
  • payroll assistant

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