Role details

Payroll Clerk

Southampton   •   £17,500   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Immediate start
  • Full training and long term career opportunities

About Our Client

Our client, established in 2005 is an award winning business services organisation providing back office support to 100% of all NHS commissioning organisations and a range of business support services for around 50% of NHS provider trusts nationally.

With exciting projects planned in 2016 and a vision to save the NHS £1 billion by 2020, the Southampton team are looking to strengthen their workforce in Q1 2016.

Job Description

This role reports to the Payroll & Pensions Manager. Duties include:-

  • Work within the guidelines of NHS and Client policies and procedures, ensuring that Audit requirements are met at all times and deadlines are strictly adhered to
  • Responsible for dealing effectively with queries from customers both internal and external, both by telephone or in person, at all times conveying a professional and efficient attitude and pass any contentious calls to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader, whilst abiding by NHS and Client policies and procedures
  • Reporting to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader for all aspects of payroll work, ensuring the continued smooth and effective running of the section and that all targets are met within defined deadlines
  • Responsible for ensuring that all National or Local payroll changes are dealt with in accordance with requirements, and that all customers are able to understand the changes that affect their pay
  • Responsible for ensuring that all documentation relating to statutory legislation and Terms & Conditions of service is kept up to date and is easily accessible to the rest of the team
  • Verify written responses to queries from staff, Clients and external agencies
  • Validation of other payroll officer's temporary and permanent alterations to staff records. Ensure and validate that appropriate checking mechanisms are in place for other members of the team.
  • Ensure that all manual under/overpayments are valid and correctly calculated and payments raised (if appropriate) on a timely basis
  • Responsible for the completion of all basic payroll output for allocated payrolls and some higher level activities under the direction of the Senior Payroll Clerk/ Team Leader Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager
  • Ad hoc tasks deemed appropriate to this level

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:-

  • Experience working within a busy office within an admin/finance field
  • Confident working within a high volume processing environment
  • Confident working with numerical data
  • Previous experience working on SAP/Oracle desirable but not essential
  • Strong mathematical mind
  • Good admin skills including accuracy
  • Immediately available/short notice
  • Good customer service skills
  • Proven experience working in a busy environment and to deadlines

What's on Offer

  • Immediate start
  • £8.97 + £1.09 holiday pay per hour (£17,500 equivalent)
  • 3 month temporary assignment with possible permanent opportunities
  • Full training and support
  • Large office environment
  • Staff discount
  • Flexible working hours
  • Central transport links
  • Career opportunities

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