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Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

  • Location: Warrington
  • Salary: £36,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent
  • Contact: Natasha Goldstone
  • Contact Email: ngoldstone@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2740
  • Expiry Date: 07 May 2024
  • Job Ref: NG/11590

Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

South Manchester / Hybrd

Up to £36,000

This company is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Coordinator to join their team. As a Payroll & Benefits Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing a cost-effective and efficient payroll function in conjunction with HR & Finance. Your primary purpose will be to ensure the smooth operation of monthly payroll, pension and benefits payments, submissions and management reporting.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Management of payroll and benefits for Group companies

  • Production of monthly statistics including headcount, salary, benefit, absence, training costs

  • Reconciliation of all payroll costs with finance

  • Monthly submission of HMRC/NI/Pension submissions

  • Management of the Auto-enrolment process and monthly submissions to pension provider

  • Annual collation and submission of P11d and P46s submissions

  • Producing and maintaining all necessary documentation for HMRC records for relevant tax year as well as company payroll documentation for audit purposes

  • Social security/benefits declarations/ SMP/SSP/SPP/holiday payments

  • Ensure processing errors are minimised by continued development of internal controls

  • Checking and payment of expenses claims in line with company policy

  • Continuous review of benefits to encourage recruitment, retention and engagement strategies, including cost savings for the businesses

  • Developing payroll policies and best practice internal control procedures

  • Maintaining accurate information on internal HR database and payroll packages

  • Resolving any payroll queries and escalations

  • Keep up to date with all statutory regulations and requirements

  • Liaison with pension adviser with specific queries, manage annual employee ‘clinic’s.

  • Creation of and maintenance of employee records including starters / leavers paperwork

  • Work collaboratively with the HR team and Finance Controllers to ensure all relevant information is communicated and actioned where necessary

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years payroll end to end experience within multi-company payrolls

  • Technical and practical experience of payroll and employee benefits administration and coordination

  • Understanding of HMRC/NI/RTI and salary sacrifice processes

  • Worked with in-house payroll software and outsourced agencies

  • Studying toward or have gained a CIPP would be advantageous

  • Ability to deliver under pressure

  • Working knowledge of tax matters

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

  • A pro-active and can-do attitude with the ability to problem solve

  • Excellent numeracy and data entry skills

  • Minimum 4 years payroll end to end experience within multi-company payrolls

  • CIPP qualification (studying towards or achieved)

 

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities. If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE diretly.

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