Job Description

  • Job Reference:968526FO_1651245338

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Solicitors/Law

  • Contact Name: Fiona O'Neill

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Assistant

  • Job Salary: £30000 - £33000 Per Annum

Posted On: 29th April 2022

The opportunity to join a global law firm and take hands on responsibility for a start finish payroll and benefits process and be able to focus on process improvement.

* Processing the monthly UK payroll for over 600 employees including RTI and posting payroll journals, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery
* Administering the day to day duties for UK payroll from start to finish including starters, leavers, SSP, SMP/alabaster calculations, SPP, SAP, ShPP, auto-enrolment and pension management etc. Manual calculations alongside systems when needed
* Ensuring all day to day payroll tasks are completed in line with payroll monthly timeline and controls as well as monthly and annual reporting
* Administering month end and year end processes and reporting, including P60s
* Carrying out monthly reconciliations between payroll and HMRC information for PAYE, NI purposes
* Working closely and in collaboration with the wider HR team
* Liaising with benefits/pensions providers and third parties
* Providing high quality service and assistance to our employees and partners for payroll and benefits queries
* Ensuring data quality and integrity on all platforms/systems
* Being responsible for processing all providers’ invoices in a timely manner
* Being responsible for the monthly and annual benefit reconciliations for employee and partners
* Updating monthly content on the firms’ benefits’ platform
* Assisting with the organisation of annual benefits fair

Knowledge management and continuous improvement

* Maintaining up to date documentation: knowledge management, templates and guidance for all activities
* Being involved in systems/platform upgrades and updates, including assisting on annual benefits platform renewal including testing, system configuration, rate changes etc.
* Updating for the HR pages of the firm’s intranet and benefits documentation on the relevant platforms
* Keeping up to date with the regulations and practices
* Participating in the department projects to support the firm’s strategy
* Proactively propose, plan and drive improvement to the way we operate to drive efficiency, accuracy and process streamlining



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