HR & Payroll Officer

West Sussex, Worthing
£26000 - £28000 per annum
28 Aug 2020
25 Sep 2020
Nathan Jeffery
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

HR & Payroll Officer / Worthing / Human Resources / Personnel

Client Details

A leading business based in Worthing are seeking an HR & Payroll Officer on a permanent basis.


As HR & Payroll Officer you will be responsible for:

    • Ensure all new hire documentation is processed in a timely manner
    • Enter new starter information onto the relevant systems
    • Create personnel files for all new starters and ensure that all documentation is present and completed
    • Responsible for arranging induction HR sessions and liaising with the Departmental Manager
    • Arrange new starter photo and badge
    • Ensure all end of probation letters are sent and meeting with HR Lead arranged for induction revie
    • Process and manage the monthly payrolls from start to finish
    • Managing payrolls on your own, plus full oversight and checking of work from other team members to ensure that employees are paid correctly and on time
    • Deduct Tax and National Insurance and pension payments as required
    • Process holiday, sick/maternity pay, part-time pay, overtime and adjustments accordingly
    • Calculate payments and deductions manually if needed
    • Check and review all payrolls before producing a payroll sign off report for BACS authorisation
    • Identify, investigate and resolve any discrepancies in payroll
    • Work closely with the department managers to support recruitment
    • Manage the recruitment emails and respond to candidates in a timely manner
    • Co-ordinate interviews with recruitment agencies and direct applicants for Hiring Managers
    • Request and obtain employment references prior to employee start date
    • Produce and check any required annual/monthly report
    • Generate and check monthly payroll reports, including financial reports to the Accounts team
    • Answer all staff queries, explaining complex issues clearly so they can be understood
    • Complete all statutory reporting to HMRC and Year-end submission
    • Process P45, P60s and produce accurate P11D's
    • Monitor the HR side, ensuring that tasks and requests are completed promptly and that workflows are working properly
    • Process the auto enrolment pension scheme including preparing and submitting the monthly download
    • Prepare the necessary data for the renewal of the benefit scheme
    • Maintain and update records and the manual personnel file
    • Draft and prepare new starter offer letters, contracts and new starter pack
    • Draft employee letters in relation to any salary, bonus or benefit adjustment and update all relevant system
    • Draft letter to employees leaving the business and calculate any outstanding holiday
    • Draft probation letters


  • Multiple years knowledge of running payroll in house
  • Good standard of education in English and Maths
  • Proficient PC user of Microsoft office
  • Experience of Databases (HR as a preference)
  • Working effectively in a Human Resources support role
  • Working knowledge of UK Employment Law
  • HR administration and best practice

Job Offer

£26-28,000 plus benefits

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