Search Jobs:

Job Description

Role Overview

Our client is currently in the market for a Payroll Officer to come and join their busy team! The successful candidate will be responsible for all payroll administration and data entry, including timesheet entry as well as appraisals, updating records and ensuring data is tracked and stored efficiently.


Payroll, Pensions and Employee Benefits
  • Accountable for all payroll management and data entry, including timesheet input.
  • Check and validate the results of ‘provisional’ payroll reports and taking appropriate remedial actions to achieve accurate final payslips.
  • Perform monthly pension reconciliations
  • Liaise with staff on external payroll provider on pension/related queries, escalating as appropriate
  • Liaising with the HR Officer regarding new starters, leavers, remuneration and conditions of service.
  • Liaising with HMRC as necessary with regards to payroll-related tax queries
  • Responsible for collating information necessary for production of P11Ds
  • Administration of the employee benefits, including ride to work scheme, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers, Simply Health cash healthcare plan, private medical insurance and /postgraduate loans
  • Assist with the production of all-staff annual salary letters (July each year)
  • Assist the HR Director/Foundation HR Director with requests for management information, for example gender pay gap information

  • Processing all transactions for the Clients’ Charitable Trust
  • Preparing monthly account packages for the Charitable Trust
  • Support the Head of Finance in preparing the annual accounts for the Charitable Trust.
  • Collaborate with the Development team to ensure accurate recording of donations in the Charitable Trust accounts.
  • Responsible for trip accounting, including coordination with the Fees Officer and Finance Officer (Purchases), which involves reviewing and authorizing trip budgets.
  • Prepare a detailed analysis of all trip accounts for review by the Head of Finance.
  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of the accounting system to provide coverage for the Fees Officer and Finance Officer (Purchases) when necessary.


  • CIPP qualified or part-qualified, or equivalent qualification from a reputable provider
  • Knowledge of payroll practices
  • Experience of working within a payroll function as payroll officer, administrator or assistant
  • Clear, concise and calm communication skills, both written and verbal (essential)

Similar Jobs