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Payroll Officer

Location: Reigate

Salary/Rate: £28000 to £35000

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 23 Jun 2024

Job Reference: 4480050

Payroll support, payroll processes, pensions and benefits will be part of the Payroll Officers' role.

Your new company

As a forward thinking local government organisation, Reigate & Banstead Council based in the heart of Surrey are looking for a perm Payroll Officer to join their growing OD & HR team. The Payroll Officer will be critical in the delivery of a timely end to end payroll and pensions service across the organisation to ensure accuracy and compliance.

Your new role

  • Provide advice, support and assistance to managers, staff , election workers and Councillors to ensure consistent application and understanding of payroll policies and processes
  • To administer the processes and tasks connected to the organisation’s payroll and pensions function
  • Accurate input of high volume, complex employee/payroll data within agreed timelines
  • To be the first point of contact for payroll enquiries – providing support and advice where appropriate or signposting enquiries to the appropriate point
  • To provide metrics and analytics relating to payroll and pensions matters for reporting and compliance purposes
  • Populate and maintain on-line payroll and pensions systems to meet statutory and local reporting requirements
  • Act as payroll representative, during local consultations for organisational change
  • Liaise with HR Officers to ensure an integrated and efficient HR/Payroll process and to support the HR team with ad hoc projects as appropriate

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of payroll processes and pensions administration (E)
  • The ability to effectively organise your own workload and priorities (E)
  • Experience of a range of ICT Systems including previous experience of payroll systems (E) ITrent (D)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relations and communicate verbally and in writing at all levels across the organisation (E)
  • A customer focused approach (E)
  • Detailed knowledge of tax, national insurance and other statutory deductions (D)
  • High level of numeracy and accuracy (E)
  • Ability to communicate with outside bodies such as inland revenue and department of work and pensions (E)
  • Ability to keep calm and focused under pressure (E)
  • Able to challenge the norm and find ways to improve (E)
  • Evidence of continuous learning (E)
  • Qualified or keen to study for a Payroll qualification (D)

What you'll get in return

This organisation is committed to supporting, developing and retaining our people. In return for your expertise and enthusiasm, they offer flexible/ hybrid working (circa 2 days in the office/onsite with client services), free parking and competitive benefits including: generous annual leave, an excellent pension scheme, high street discounts, cycle salary sacrifice scheme and gym membership.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

- Abigail Worth

Contact: Abigail Worth

Office: Part 4th Floor, Griffin House,, 135-143 High Street, Crawley, Sussex

Phone: 01293220402


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