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Payroll Consultant

Published 27 March 2024
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Syston, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 27th March 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Payroll Consultant | 2 Month FTC | North Leicester | Salary Up To £40,000 per annum

Macildowie are excited to be collaborating with a rewarding and forward thinking employer on their search for a Payroll Consultant to join their team on a 2-month FTC. You'll report into the Financial Controller and work in the payroll and wider finance team, to support with the year-end pay elements as well as several process projects to improve the efficiency of operations.

Location: North Leicester

Contract: 2 Month FTC - Potential extension

Salary: up to £40,000 per annum / Day rates are available

Flexibility: Full time & part time available

Working arrangements: Hybrid working with flexible working hours within business hours

This is a fantastic opportunity for an immediately available full or part time senior pay roller!

  • You will be producing payroll, issuing of payslips, raising payment files and ensuring all staff pay and tax is paid on time.
  • Assist in completing year-end exercises, ensuring pay elements align with updated tax rates and policies
  • Aid in developing comprehensive process flows for UK, international and Foundation payroll streams
  • Support in reviewing payroll processes, identifying areas for improvement and automation
  • Collaborate with the wider business, particularly the people team, to log changes and update systems
  • Maintain the integrity of the system through regular audits, ensuring all employee data remains current and accurate, from headcount tracking to policy assignments
  • Support the payroll and finance team across several ongoing projects relating to payroll and benefits

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing payroll for organizations with 100+ employees
  • A good knowledge and experience of payroll taxation
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to administer diverse benefits packages effectively
  • Proficient in payroll software, preferably CIPHR
  • CIPP qualification preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with P11d forms
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively with other teams

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Required Skills

  • Payroller
  • P45
  • P60
  • Payroll specialist
  • time and attendance

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