Payroll Clerk

Payroll Clerk

Job Title: Payroll Clerk
Location: London
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6806
Contact Name: William Birch
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2019 15:54

Job Description

Payroll Clerk

Are you looking to join a forward-thinking and fast-growing organisation? Do you have considerable experience running payroll processes? 

If so, you could be a great fit for our client, who are looking to add a Payroll Clerk to their finance function. 

Responsibilities include: 

  1. Prepare monthly payroll summary from HR changes log for Finance Manager review and subsequent entry into Payroll software by the deadline.
  2. Update payroll records by entering approved changes in personal information, payments, deductions, loans, pensions, etc.
  3. Checking for changes to tax codes, student loan deductions and any other statutory changes each period ensuring records are maintained for all changes.
  4. Prepare reports for review by the Finance Manager by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, loans, and statutory payments.
  5. Determine payroll liabilities by calculating employee income and social security taxes and employer's social security using the payroll software.
  6. Send out payslips, P45s and commission statements on a monthly basis
  7. Provide P32 to Finance Manager for review and payment set up
  8. Process pension contributions on the provider portal and provide a reconciliation to the Finance Manager on the payment on a monthly basis within 5 days of the month-end.
  9. Assist in the preparation of all year-end returns and assist in the year-end process within deadlines
  10. Resolve payroll and commission discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
  11. Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  12. Assisting with the administration of consultant timesheets to ensure these are submitted and approved on a timely and accurate basis.
  13. Reconciling nominal ledger balances with payroll to ensure accuracy of financial statements
  14. Preparation of commission statements for staff on a monthly basis
  15. Assist with the preparation of holiday pay accrual figures for management and year-end accounts
  16. Preparation of other payroll related reporting on an ad hoc basis as required e.g. headcount or gender pay gap reporting.
  17. Maintain and improve payroll systems and process documentation
Necessary experience: 
  1. Experience of using Sage Payroll
  2. Experience of Microsoft Office in particular Excel and Outlook
  3. 1-2 years of solid payroll experience in an SME environment
If this is something you'd be interested in applying for this role, please do so ASAP as we will be arranging interviews in the coming days.

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