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Payroll Administrator

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference 36484

Our client, a growing consultancy looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Administrator to join their team. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of payroll procedures, and be up to date with current legislation.

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary, employee recognition awards/ bonuses, employee referral scheme and a genuine work life balance.

Key Duties

· Administration of all stages of payroll processing for a bespoke portfolio of weekly and monthly clients
· Set up of new payrolls on SAGE software, send client payroll engagement letters, 64-8 & FBI2 forms to HMRC
· Preparation of letters, payroll reports and payslips for submission to clients
· Processing BACS payments from client accounts for employee salaries and HMRC liability payments
· Uploading and processing auto enrolment compatible pension schemes for a variety different pension companies
· Processing of all HMRC RTI submissions in a timely basis
· Liaising with clients and HM Revenue & Customs when dealing with payroll related queries
· General administrative duties, e.g. photocopying, scanning and filing, responding to letters and emails.
· An interest/experience with other tax work, i.e. personal tax, corporation tax, etc;

Key Skills/Qualifications

· Good working knowledge of payroll processing procedures and legislation, including pension auto enrolment
· Able to make manual calculations where necessary
· Ability to communicate with both clients and HMRC
· Experience within a payroll office / bureau or practice environment
· Use of own initiative to follow processes through
· Experience with Xero and QuickBooks would be preferred
· IT Literate (MS Word, Outlook and, especially, Excel)
· Good attention to detail
· Organisation/time management
· Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).