Payroll Specialist

Up to £31250.0 per annum + Up to £31,250 FTE (30 Hours Per Week)
10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
Edward Hampson
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Practice Payroll Specialist
Part-Time (30 Hours a Week)

Our client, a leading independent practice in Oxford is looking for a payroll specialist to join their team on a part-time permanent basis.
The role holder assists the Head of Payroll with managing a diverse portfolio of payroll clients and takes responsibility in ensuring all payroll matters are handled with great care and in full compliance with the relevant legislation whilst maintaining a positive relationship with each payroll stakeholder.

The role holder assists the Head of Payroll to process 80-100 clients' payrolls per month.

Principal accountabilities
Process monthly payrolls (end-to-end) for clients in an accurate and timely manner ensuring all deadlines are adhered to.
Ensure all payroll actions are compliant and delivered in accordance with relevant legislation and contractual obligations.
Provide advice to clients and the team to respond to payroll queries. Support clients with payroll reporting requirements.
Calculate benefits and producing P11d's & PSAs and submitting to HMRC.
Set up assistance on new PAYE schemes and any handover payrolls Set up pension schemes as required.
Deal with all Auto Enrolment enquiries / setting up Auto Enrolment pension schemes. Perform manual calculations as required.
Calls with HMRC on any PAYE related queries

Other duties
From time to time, undertake such other duties of a similar nature which fall within the role purpose outlined above, and which are consistent with the level of the post.

Key performance measures
Financial * Chargeable time Non-financial * Annual goals * Meeting payroll deadlines

Knowledge, skills, experience and behaviours

Knowledge and understanding * Working knowledge of the current payroll and taxation legislation (or willingness to learn)
Skills * Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy * Excellent communication (internal and external) and numeracy skills * Ability to undertake data analysis * Attention to detail * Problem solving * Team working Experience * Experience of end-to-end payroll processing, including complex payroll processes and legislation * Experience of auto enrolment administration including re-enrolment * Experience in managing client expectations and resolving any issues raised * Previous experience of working with BrightPay/ Sage payroll software is advantageous but not essential Behaviours * Commitment to the firm's values * Demonstrating a professional and helpful manner at all times * Consistently demonstrating ability, contribution, commitment and caring about the Firm as a whole * A demonstrable growth mindset * Demonstrating empathy in dealings with colleagues * Willingness to go the 'extra mile' and act as a role model * Commitment to and advocacy of equality, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism and understanding how these apply to the role

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