Payroll Coordinator - Stoke
Company: Tony Martin Job Ref: PayCo/TM Start Date: ASAP Hours: Full Time Working Term: Permanent Position Salary: Negotiable
Job Market: Payroll / Finance HR
Payroll Coordinator: About the role
Provide a payroll & benefits admin support service for c.1,700 UK based staff, liaising with outsourced payroll provider to ensure people are paid correctly, on time and dealing with any queries professionally to agree standards
Prepare the Group’s monthly payroll ensuring that all employees are paid accurately and on time each month.
Produce the monthly data file accurately (with a zero or minimal exception rate) and submit to external payroll provider in the required format.
Proactively manage all exceptions and deal with employee queries accordingly in a timely and professional manner.
Ensure accurate reporting to all relevant external bodies/agencies, e.g. to HMRC for RTI, etc.
Liaise with the Company’s car fleet management firm – Zenith, ensuring all fleet queries are dealt with in a timely nature
Help to administer company benefits, including: Pensions, PHI, PMI, childcare vouchers scheme, eye care vouchers etc.
Enrolling staff to relevant pensions schemes; uploading monthly pensions data to providers via portal
Ensure Payroll & HR system data is up to date
Help prepare monthly management information, or ad-hoc reports.
Set up and Process New Starters and Leavers in a timely manner
Payroll Coordinator: Key requirements
Intermediate Excel skills required including the use of vlookups and pivot tables.
Experience of managing company payroll and associated activities.
Ideally CIPP qualified or studying for qualification
Thorough knowledge of relevant UK payroll and pensions legislation & ideally International payroll experience.
Experience of salary sacrifice schemes – pensions, childcare vouchers, bike to work
Experience of administering a range of benefits including company cars and pensions schemes (final salary and money purchase).
Experience of producing P11D statements.
Experience of managing small autonomous projects that involve coordinating the input/work of others.
Experience of running payrolls reports – ideally being able to design queries
Excellent degree of numerical reasoning.
Able to cope with a fast-paced changing environment with regular conflicting priorities.
Able to cope with ambiguity and find solutions to problems where precedent may not exist.
Excellent customer service skills to work with a sometimes challenging client base.