Robert Half

Payroll Specialist

Robert Half
England, Berkshire, Slough
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits
30 Nov 2018
28 Dec 2018
Dee Hundal
Job Role
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Robert Half are working with a super fast growth Technology company, looking for a Payroll Specialist to take on the sole responsibility for start to finish payroll.

In return our client is offering amazing benefits including a Gym on site with Yoga / Gym instructors (free of charge for staff), flexible working, PMI and lots more

  • Responsible for full payroll cycle for monthly UK & ROI payrolls including RTI submissions;
  • Ensure compliance with current legislation, internal policies and procedures. Maintain high level of professional development to ensure senior management are informed of any changes to statutory or legal requirements regarding payroll, pensions etc.;
  • Administrator for group company pension. Manage the Auto Enrolment process/ pension scheme joiners/leavers;
  • Conduct Payroll Inductions for new starters;
  • Perform reconciliations for all payroll, loans and advance accounts. Manage loan accounts and loan interest schedules. Post Month End payroll related journals;
  • Administrator for company PMI, travel & MediCash benefits. Manage Irish pension & PMI schemes. Manage Group PHI & Health Insurance Data & Renewals;
  • Process and check all staff expenses for inclusion in monthly payroll;
  • Compile annual P11D Expenses & Benefits and submit all HMRC statutory returns;
  • Process 3rd Party payroll related payments and any ad hoc payments as required;
  • Respond to all HMRC payroll/benefit related enquires;
  • Manage In-Year & Year End software changes (coordinate internal support as necessary);
  • Update system for Starter/Leaver user access, holiday system;

  • Provide support for the finance department as required including acting as back up for Cash Book daily routine;

Education and Skills:

Ideally a recognised payroll qualification is preferred:

CIPP or equivalent professional body however, will consider a candidate looking to study towards or a partially qualified CIPP professional.

Excellent knowledge of current payroll related legislation in the UK. Year end Payroll and P11d is essential. Knowledge of payroll legislation and processes in Ireland is beneficial but not mandatory.

Strong organisational skills

Strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail

Strong communication skills to assist with query resolution

Willingness to take on new tasks and to adapt to changing technology


Up to £35k

Life assurance

Health Assurance (sickness cover)

Pension contribution

Private medical insurance

Private Travel Insurance

25 days holidays plus bank holidays (rises with service)

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:

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