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Payroll Specialist

Salary £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00067248
Published about 1 month ago

Job Description


Macildowie are currently recruiting for a Payroll Specialist working for a business based in Leighton Buzzard. This position is a permanent full time opportunity.


Processes company's payroll every pay period

Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data

Computes employee take-home pay based on time records, benefits, and taxes

Answers employee questions about wages, deductions, attendance, and time records

Ensures leave and other absences are correctly recorded and processed

Handles changes in exemptions, job status, and job titles

Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law

Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records

Honours confidentiality of employees' pay records

Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review

Determines organisation's tax obligations by calculating national and council taxes as well as National Insurance contributions

Performs the distribution of wages through issuance of direct transfers to employees' bank accounts

Produces letters for employees including such things as confirmation of salary change, references and proof of employment

Continually seeks to develop methods and processes to improve employee's experience of Payroll and to increase efficiency

Any other duties commensurate with the role


Experience of the full payroll lifecycle
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Superior computer skills including data entry, excel and payroll software
Record-keeping skills
Understanding of tax procedures
Familiarity with benefits and other wage deductions

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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