Payroll Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £19000 - £22000 per annum + private healthcare
Published 8 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Marietta Belgrau
Job ref PO1234_1581070356

Job description

Payroll Officer | £18,000 - £22,000 | Belfast

Grafton Recruitment is currently seeking an experienced Payroll Officer to join our client in Belfast City Centre for a permanent role.


The payroll officer will be required to deliver a payroll service for 200+ employees each month ensuring accuracy and efficiency at all times.

  • Administration of all aspects of the payroll function to ensure that all employees are paid correctly and on time.
  • Process new starts, leavers and employee transfers
  • Responsibility for the right to work documents
  • Ensure that all absence records and reports are effectively and efficiently actioned on the payroll system
  • Ensure that all pension administration, including auto enrolment processes are accurate and carried out in a timely manner
  • Process employee monthly expenses
  • Ensure that all FPS and EPS returns are made to HMRC in an accurate and timely manner
  • Liaise with HMRC, other statutory bodies and external stakeholders as and when required
  • Keep up to date with regulations relating to payroll and pension issues
  • Reconcile all payroll control accounts on a monthly basis from the payroll system to the finance general ledgers
  • Provide supporting information for annual reports
  • Support the finance department
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required.

Essential criteria:

  • At least 3-5 years' experience in a Payroll processing role
  • Previous experience using Sage Payroll (or a similar payroll package) for end to end payroll processing
  • Experience administering Pensions including auto enrolment
  • Excellent IT skills, especially in Microsoft Excel and Word

Desirable Criteria:

  • A Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) qualification
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced Finance Department

This is a full-time position with a 37.5 hour week. A very competitive package will be offered, with a comprehensive benefits' package to include Private Healthcare, Company Pension Scheme, 24 days' holiday per year increasing to 25 days plus 8 statutory holidays, plus the option to purchase 1 additional week's holiday, Health Cash Plan, Life Assurance, and many more.

For further information please submit your CV via link.

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