Robert Half

Payroll Assistant

Robert Half
Wales, Cardiff
£17000 - £18000 per annum + Pension, staff discount
18 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
Jay Perkins
Job Role
Qualification Level
Professional Membership
Contract Type

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the accurate processing of payroll data to the group payroll team, liaising with branches and colleagues and to keep up the Customer Service reputation of the Payroll Department.

You will be expected to have a keen interest in payroll as a career and look to build upon your initial transferable skills or early payroll experience from your experience so far.

Responsibilities/ Objectives:

  • Check electronic starter/leaver/change forms received from branches and manual forms from Head Office
  • Upload weekly/monthly hours from branches
  • Calculate and process SSP/SMP/SPP/SAP
  • Download and check Tax Codes/Student loans from the Inland Revenue
  • Check and enter P46/P45 tax forms
  • Complete benefit forms / Mortgage references
  • Deal with monthly payroll of 6,000 colleagues
  • Isle of Man Payroll/Guernsey Payroll/ Eire Payroll
  • Process data to strict timetable deadlines ensuring that all data received in payroll is accurate and ready for uploading by the Payroll team
  • Check trial run data that has been imputed by the payroll team and communicate any errors back for corrections to be made.
  • Stop any necessary BACS payments
  • Checking and paying over of AOE/CSA order deductions
  • Checking and paying over of voluntary deductions
  • Liaise with branches / Head Office colleagues
  • Deal with any payroll queries as they arise from colleagues or 3rd party via telephone, E-mail & post
  • Run any necessary reports required by other departments in Excel
  • Open post & filing
  • Any other related ad hoc tasks as required.

  • The above is a broad definition of the job responsibilities. It does not take into account of every aspect of the job because of the areas of flexibility which the job holder may be required to perform.

    The Candidate
    • Educated to A-Level standard
    • Hold or be studying towards AAT or IPPM qualification would be advantageous, but not essential
    • Ideally have experience in processing payroll, preferably in a retail environment
    • IT literate and numerate
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Good telephone manner

    The position will provide you with an excellent grounding for your personal development.

    Salary & Benefits
    • Salary of up to £18,000
    • Pension
    • Staff discount
    • 28 days holiday

    Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: