Payroll Officer: 12 month FTC

London, City of London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
04 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Sarah Pritchard
Contract type
Full time

My client is covering Maternity leave with a 12 month FTC for an immediately available Payroll Officer

Client Details

Small Not for Profit organisation in central London


Work with departments to ensure timely receipt of authorised timesheets for processing of weekly and monthly payroll

Check with departments the coding of employee hours to cost codes

Process weekly and monthly payroll using the Sage Payroll Software

Set-up and deduction of pension contributions, childcare vouchers and seasonal travel ticket loans for employees

Set up new employees on payroll system in-line with HMRC compliance.

Calculate pro rata salaries, holiday entitlements and parental leave payments etc.

Administrate starters, leavers and changes to contract on payroll system in-line with HMRC compliance

Administer the payroll function of sickness absence and parental leave

Prepare and enter onto Sage account system weekly and monthly payroll journal

Reconcile balance sheet payroll control accounts against the TB

Prepare payments to HMRC

Process payroll year end, issuing P60's to all employees and filing of payroll year end to HMRC

In accordance with the Data Protection Act (2018), respond to any requests for information from other organisations, e.g. statutory or housing reference related

Administrate auto enrolment pensions including assessment, opt in/outs, postponements and correspondence

Administrate deduction of BECTU dues from relevant employees / workers

Work with the Administrator to the Producers to ascertain the status of all non UK performers for compliance with HMRC rules on foreign entertainer tax. If appropriate, to apply for a reduction of tax liability, withholding and paying over any tax as required. To complete and submit quarterly FEU1 returns.

Produce reports from the payroll system for the National Statistics return, the MRSL return and the annual ACE return


 Experience of running weekly and monthly payroll cycles

 Demonstrates understanding of pension and HMRC compliance and ability to stay abreast of changes within regulations

 Experience of working with an accounting software package

 Experience of purchase, sales ledger and petty cash systems

 Working knowledge and experience of using Excel, including intermediate formulas

 Demonstrates ability to work within a small team and on own initiative

 Demonstrates excellent communication skills

 Demonstrates good administrative skills with attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks

Job Offer

£25,000 - £28,000

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