Job Description

  • Job Reference:967145FO_1635154153

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Fiona O'Neill

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Payroll Officer

  • Job Salary: £22500 - £26341 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

My client is looking for a payroll assistant to work within the education sector.
You will be responsible for processing end to end payroll payrolls.
If you’re looking for a company that wants to help further your career, offers progression and is a fun inspiring work place. This is the opportunity for you.

Key Purpose of the Job

* Reviewing and processing of new starters onto the payroll system, checking P45 figures, Starter Checklist forms, and ensuring correct tax codes are applied in accordance with HMRC regulations. Able to calculate manually PAYE tax deductions and NICs.
* Calculating salary arrears and advances where necessary. Calculating under/overpayments including the preparation and input of adjustments to the payroll system to ensure correct records.
* Checking all received data from departments is complete, accurate, and correctly authorised.
* Calculating and checking of entitlements under both the University’s occupational sickness and parental leave schemes, as well as statutory regulations. Input of absence data to the payroll system.
* Payslip collation and preparation, and general filing at the end of each month, plus annual preparation of manual records for e-filing.
* Payroll and employment tax advice
* Provision of general payroll advice and guidance. A confident and professional approach to communication at all levels will be necessary, whether oral or written, as the post holder will have daily communication with employees, departmental administrators and senior staff.
* Prompt responses to correspondence received from third parties, including HMRC, letting agents, banks and building societies, and courts (Attachment of Earnings Orders).
* Assurance and control

An up to date awareness of relevant legislation, including HMRC guidance on PAYE tax matters, University statutes, and any data protection regulations in respect of payroll matters.

The ability to sort work by category and department, then prioritise it; new starters, leavers, pensions, NICs, fees, overtime, sickness and parental leave.
Provide cover across the Payroll team.


* The ability to work to a high standard in an organised and efficient manner, based on attention to detail.
* You will be expected to deal with people at all levels, therefore you should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Experience of working within a large, busy and complex payroll team, with a good, basic knowledge of PAYE/NI regulations.
* Good Microsoft Office skills are required.

Fantastic benefits



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