Payroll Assistant (12 month contract)


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April 16, 2024
Job Type
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a business based in the Burscough area who have been operating for over 35 years. This business operates nationally, offering a range of products and services. They are now recruiting for a Payroll Assistant to cover for a member of staff who is going on maternity leave for about 12 to 13 months. The job is full-time and is based in the office 5 days a week.

Your new job as the Payroll Assistant:

• Collate all timesheets for weekly paid employees on all relevant companies
• In addition to hours paid, calculate and process any additional pay items applicable (e.g. subsistence, bonus, fares and travel, etc)
• Calculate and monitor any annual leave, sickness pay/paternity pay etc
• Check payslips and send payments for processing
• Dealing with employee queries
• Submit RTI to HMRC
• Submit Automatic-Enrolment Pension Files to B&CE and B&CE Life Insurance Costs
• Liaise with HR regarding employees
• Process any starters and leavers
• Process P45 and P60
• Administration and monitoring of employee tax codes/HMRC notifications
• Administration and monitoring of employee subsistence forms
• Administration and monitoring of employee pension contributions
• Administration and monitoring of any additional deductions from employees pay (e.g. Bike2Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers etc)
• Administration and monitoring of employee company share contributions
• Administration and monitoring of employee child maintenance deductions/court orders
• Processing and paying over Court Order Deductions
• Headcount
• Weekly Allocation Journals
• Gender Pay Gap Reporting
• Assisting with the monthly payroll processing where required.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

• Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of processing multiple weekly payrolls in a group environment
• The candidate should have good communication skills for liaising with internal and external parties frequently via telephone and email.
• Knowledge of COINS would be preferable but training on this will be given.
• Previous experience of using Microsoft Office packages, including Excel is required.
• The candidate will be working in a busy environment where time is of the essence, therefore, they should be able to work to strict timetables whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail.

Salary and Benefits on offer:

- A salary of up to £27,000
- On-site parking
- Company pension (the company will contribute up to 10%)
- Annual leave of 25 days + bank holidays
- The option to purchase more annual leave

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Aberdeen and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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