Payroll Officer


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January 8, 2024
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£28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Pension + Parking + 23 days hols + Incentive Schemes!
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Vanessa Mathew
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Kenton Black are proud to represent an expanding professional financial company with an office network based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire who due to continued new business success, are now seeking to appoint a Payroll Officer. Working as part of a small friendly payroll team, you will undertake a busy, varied payroll processing role handling your own portfolio of clients. Undertaking payroll processing on a weekly/monthly/fortnightly basis you will be experienced at dealing with both client and HMRC tax queries.

This is an great opportunity to join a successful payroll team who are passionate about their payroll and the clients they look after. This Payroll Officer role is ideal for an experienced payroller ideally with previous payroll bureau/accountancy practice experience, HOWEVER my client will also consider applicants from industry with at least 3+yrs of multi interval payroll processing expertise.

Duties included but not limited to:

Running weekly/fortnightly/monthly/four weekly payrolls via Sage/Iris (training can be provided)
Processing SMP/SSP
Dealing with new starters/leavers,
HMRC liaison
Pension auto-enrolment
Dealing with client queries
Working as part of a busy payroll department

Person Specification:

Previous experience of running weekly/fortnightly/4 weekly/monthly payrolls end to end within an accountancy practice/bureau ideally, however multi interval payroll processing experience in another industry will also be considered.
Experience of SAGE/IRIS/BRIGHTPAY (ideally previous knowledge, training can be provided)
Auto-enrolment/pensions knowledge
HMRC liaison experience
Client payroll queries
Friendly, organised personality, able to work as part of a team

Salary: to c £30K + Pension + Parking + 23 days hols + Incentive Schemes!

To apply for this role, please click the link below. Vanessa Mathew, Executive Consultant, Kenton Black Finance

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 accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Leyland, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Worcester 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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