Payroll Technician

Role: Payroll Technician
Salary: £18,000 – £22,000
Contract: Permanent
Location: Lincoln
Hours: Fulltime (40 Hours) / (30 Hours plus considered)

Our client, a reputable and established, firm of chartered accountants is currently seeking a Payroll Technician to join their growing Client Payroll Team in Lincoln.

As the successful candidate you will ideally have recent experience in the preparation of payroll, preferably in a busy bureau environment servicing a portfolio of clients. You will be familiar with the common issues and key current legislation and be confident in your abilities to communicate and liaise with our clients to ensure their payroll is completed timely and accurately.

General Responsibilities

• Preparation of weekly and monthly client payrolls using Iris Payroll Professional software
• Administration of payrolls ensuring employee records are up to date – including developing and maintaining excellent client relations
• Liaise with HM Revenue & Customs to resolve any client issues
• Preparing year end returns and routines
• Assisting the Payroll Manager and Payroll Team Leader as necessary and acting as cover for other Payroll Technicians
• Providing support and client information to colleagues throughout the business to assist in excellent client service
• Attend internal and occasional external training sessions to ensure working knowledge is up to date

Skills and Qualities required

• Minimum of two years’ practical experience of payroll processing, preferably in a payroll bureau environment
• Experience of payroll calculations and processing, including manual calculations
• Have a working knowledge of payroll legislation and statutory payments
• Have a thorough understanding of the RTI legislation and Auto Enrolment legislation and the practical effect on client payrolls
• Able to take responsibility for own portfolio of payrolls – communication of and consistent meeting of deadlines
• Proficient and confident with IT, especially MS Office

Personal Skills

• Motivated and committed to provide an excellent service to both clients and to colleagues
• A great team player
• Excellent communication skills
• Keen attention to detail
• Organised, strong administrator
• Ability to multi task and prioritise so multiple deadlines are met
• Ability to deal with pressure at peak of payroll cycles

Benefits

– 23 days holiday per annum
– Annual leave trading scheme (buying and selling)
– Discretionary bonus scheme
– Contributory pension scheme
– Healthplan cashback scheme
– Permanent health insurance scheme
– Death in Service benefit
– Childcare vouchers

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis so should you be interested please contact Mohammed on 01522533778 as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

Job Title Payroll Technician
Location Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22k
Last Updated 20/06/2019
Reference SF45835
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