Payroll Assistant

Location County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 9 months ago
Start Date Immediate
Contact Claire Cairns
Job Ref POR0004877_1542882741

Job Description

Our client based outside Portadown require an experienced part-time Payroll Assistant to join their team. Hours of work will be Mon-Fri working mornings.

Main Duties:

To ensure the monthly payroll is prepared and delivered on time, in compliance with company procedures, data protection and the relevant statutory authorities, Assist in administration duties in a busy HR department.

  • To develop and implement procedures to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the wages department.
  • Input and maintain accurate data for salaried paid employees, connected with clock-ins, pay rates, holiday accrual, and company pension, statutory requirements (PAYE), SSP and SMP.
  • Ability to liaise with outside bodies, DHSS, Inland Revenue, etc., and to complete associated paperwork.
  • To ensure knowledge is adequate in dealing with current legislation.
  • Maintain an up to date filing system, archiving information as and when required.
  • Dealing with general enquiries either face to face, via the telephone or e-mail, internal and external.
  • To ensure that even in times of staff absence that there is continuity in the provision of the wages administration service.
  • Must work to a high degree of confidentiality and adhere to Data Protection Act.
  • Ensure that general enquires are promptly processed
  • To assist with processing recruitment related paperwork
  • Update and maintain employee data
  • Provide a full range of admin support
  • Manage requests and responses to Work Experiences applications
  • Able to work on own initiative, to tight deadlines and with minimum supervision
  • Handle high level of confidential documents and material

Criteria Required:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience at a similar level in a busy office environment.
  • To be able to communicate at all levels.
  • To work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Must have knowledge of company systems associated with the wages /accounts function, ideally Timeware, Navison and Miracle Payroll.
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

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