Payroll Officer

Wales, Gwynedd, Bangor
06 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
David Shearer
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll Officer role

Flexible Working hours/Working from Home

Attractive Salary and Benefits

Company Information

You will be working within a busy vibrant office working within a team of Specialists. The Purpose of the role will be to ensure the smooth running of a complex payroll and assist with projects as the company grows.

Main duties

You will be reporting to the Payroll Manager within an established payroll team. Main duties will include:

  • Extract weekly timesheet data from Time & Attendance system
  • Review weekly timesheets for required signatures, week-ending dates and duplication of timesheet submissions
  • Process new starter and leaver payroll information in a timely manner
  • Calculate the hours worked as per manual timesheet and company entitlements for all employees including travel distances and travel fares, sick pay, paternity/maternity/ adoption pay, holiday pay and redundancy
  • Ensure tax code changes, student loans arrangements and attachment of earnings are entered onto the system within given timelines
  • Process the payroll on a weekly basis by entering the information onto the payroll system ensuring all entries have been checked
  • Prepare the BACS report and BACS transmission
  • Administer pensions in line with Auto Enrolment legalisation and company procedures ensuring information is downloaded to the pension provider.
  • With set timelines arrange BACS requests in respect Attachment of Earnings for payment to relevant bodies
  • Ensure all statutory updates are made within given deadlines
  • Produce and maintain accurate records including payroll reports, overtime spreadsheets and sick / statutory sick pay records
  • Email payslips to weekly / monthly paid employees in line with pay dates
  • Ensure all 3rd party forms (e. benefits claims) are completed within set timelines
  • Manage and resolve all HMRC queries
  • Process cost queries from the Commercial Team for operatives / employees allocated to specific contract costs
  • Within set timelines prepare monthly wage journals and additional relevant journals


  • The ability to manage and to work well as part of a team, Take a very hands-on approach, Work well to deadlines, Excellent communication skills ,Effective time management
  • Have experience working in a busy payroll office, ideally with over 2 years' experience.
  • Knowledge of Payroll Software
  • Working towards CIPP would be desirable although not essential.


Salary will depend on experience, 25 days plus bank holiday, various other benefits (death in service, pension match 5%, Health Plan.

Flexible Working Hours to suit and also a chance to Work from Home

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