Role details

Payroll Assistant

Bristol   •   £22,000 - £24,240   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • More than 1 year previous payroll experience is essential.
  • 6 weeks temporary, progressing to a 12 month Fixed term Contract.

About Our Client

Our client is a well known popular brand, with a large staff. They are seeking a Payroll Assistant to work in their offices near Central Bristol.

Job Description

Basic Purpose of Role

  • To process all staff data changes and payment inputs to the payroll system to ensure weekly and monthly payrolls are run accurately and on time.

  • Main Duties
  • Administration of payroll system implementing necessary changes regarding personnel information
  • Maintain local knowledge in respect of each payroll
  • Keep accurate records for Tax Office and Auditing purposes
  • Check all payments are correct
  • Produce pay slips for each individual
  • Process all documentation relating to new starters and leavers including issuing of P45 certificates and other associated tax forms
  • Investigate and resolve any employee query relating to remuneration
  • Produce regular reporting information as required by various departments
  • Prepare statutory information for readiness of reporting by Payroll Manager
  • Liaise with HR and Operation Teams

Special Working Conditions

  • Flexible working hours will be required occasionally

Company Responsibilities

  • To establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues
  • A commitment to the UK Bus vision and core values for the organisation.
  • To undertake any additional duties at the request of your line manager, which are deemed to be within your competency.
  • To adhere to all FirstGroup policies and procedures.
  • To undertake any training and development activities at the request of your line manager.

Health & Safety Responsibilities

  • To take care of your own safety and the safety of others at all times by complying with the Injury Prevention Principles and with your responsibilities for Health and Safety outlined in UK Bus Health and Safety Policy FG/000 at all times.
  • To report to your manager or supervisor any injury, collision, dangerous occurrence or a near miss in which you were involved, or are aware of having taken place at your place of work, or any concern regarding any health or safety issue.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Experience of dealing with all levels within a business
  • Strong interpersonal skills, being sympathetic but still achieving delivery of standards
  • Numerate with analytical skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good pc skills including MS office, ideally including: Excel and Word
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Be committed to excellence in customer service
  • Committed to organisational confidentiality

Performance Measures

  • Accurate and timely completion of payrolls

The Successful Applicant

The successful Payroll Assistant will ideally have worked in payroll for 2 to 3 years and have experience of operating a high volume weekly payroll.

What's on Offer

As Payroll Assistant, the successful candidate will receive a salary of £22,000 for 6 months, increasing to £24,240 after successful 6 month period.

The role will begin as a 6 week temporary contract, progressing to a 12 month fixed term contract.

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