Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 169593
We’re working with a fast-growing Charity in Newcastle who are looking for an experienced candidate to lead on Payroll support during an exciting period of change.
This is a fixed term role for 12 months.
As a Payroll Specialist you will lead payroll support for the whole organisation, which is currently made up of around 850 colleagues. There are plans to move from a third-party payroll provider to in-house in 2022.
Hybrid working and flexible start times are available across Monday to Friday.
Your role will include:
Direct line and workload management of the Payroll Assistant
Ensure policies and procedures are fit for purpose
Verification of starters and leavers input by the Payroll Assistant
Resolution of escalated queries in relation to benefits, deductions and/or tax implications
In collaboration with HR colleagues, manage the absence recording processes
To support HR acting as main point of contact for pension queries
Review of full payroll prior to submission, including variance analysis and exception reporting
Supporting the wider finance team
Collating P11D information for the organisation and submission of returns
GCSE Maths & English (A*-C/4-9) or equivalent
CIPP Course; or qualified by experience
Project management experience in system implementation
Excellent attention to detail (accuracy KPI target of 100%) and ability to thoroughly review transactional entries
Excellent customer service skills
Good understanding of Microsoft Office
Good understanding of payroll package(s)
Good understanding of pension, statutory payments and HMRC legislation
If you’re interested in this opportunity, send across your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.