Role details

Payroll Analyst

Edinburgh   •   £25,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • payroll analyst with stand alone payroll experience
  • well known utilities organisation based in edinburgh

About Our Client

Our client is a well known organisation based in Edinburgh with a large finance team. Our client has steady growth plans for the future and are looking to appoint a payroll professional to their dynamic finance team.

Job Description

The Payroll Analyst will be in a stand alone position and responsible for the following;

  • Completing all payroll processing and statutory payroll returns
  • Ensuring all payments made to employees and third parties are accurate and on time
  •  Ensuring all payroll transactions comply with relevant statutory legislation
  •  Calculation and submission of all returns to HMRC
  •  Calculation of PAYE settlement agreement liabilities and monitoring of all expenditure under the PSA scheme
  •  Documenting any changes in PAYE / NIC rules and procedures in the Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) folder
  •  Developing and maintain payroll policies and procedures, in conjunction with HR&D
  •  Developing and maintain the Payroll system to ensure the provision of a first class payroll service
  •  Liaising with the HR&OD Business Partner to ensure any anomalies are resolved as required
  •  Pension administration for CARE scheme
  •  Preparation of accounting journal for monthly payroll processing
  •  Support the Finance team in monthly and ad-hoc duties

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes;

Demonstrated payroll experience with full knowledge of statutory PAYE returns required by HMRC

Demonstrated experience and competence in working with finance systems

Experience of making improvements to systems as and when required

Experience of sharing knowledge and expertise with others to widen their understanding of financial issues

Proven ability to work to a high degree of accuracy in a time pressured environment

Proven history of employing a pro-active approach to correcting data issues at source to ensure work produced has a high level of accuracy.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary + benefits

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