Payroll Specialist – Leeds – to £25,000

A leading organisation based in Leeds has an urgent requirement for a Payroll Specialist to join their large shared-services payroll function.

*This opportunity offers amazing opportunities for payroll career progression!*

This Payroll Specialist position requires applicants who can process high-volume payrolls.

The successful Payroll Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of payroll including PAYE, Statutory Calculations, validating and reviewing payrolls, providing 2nd line expert support, checking, and responding to errors and inputting other payroll data such as benefits information.

To be considered for this Payroll Specialist position, applicants must have experience in processing all aspects of payroll from start to finish and have experience of working in a high-volume payroll environment.

If you are interested, then apply now by sending us your CV ASAP!

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SSE Contracting Ltd

 

You may not have heard of us, but you may have been impacted by one of the many mechanical and engineering infrastructure projects we deliver on a day-to-day basis. We are a business with more than 30 years of experience and have recently made the exciting change of being bought by a progressive PE company, Aurelius, from a leading FTSE 100, employing around 2000 colleagues across the UK.  We are one of the largest and most versatile mechanical and electrical contractors with a diverse range of services, with a national footprint across UK and Ireland, which is further underpinned by strong future growth opportunities.

 

We employ many highly skilled employees in the world of High Voltage, Mechanical & Electrical Projects, Lighting and Rail. We are about to rebrand the business and will be pushing forward at becoming the employer of choice is our sector.

 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Advisor to join our team. This newly created role will support the Payroll Manager in the delivery of the payroll on a monthly basis.  We are moving the payroll from an in-house system to the COINS ERP and this role will initially be working with the Payroll Manager and the Payroll Project Manager as we migrate the payroll.

 

We are beginning to operate a Hybrid Working policy that will enable the right candidate to part work from home and to travel to an office location around Preston, Leeds and/or Stoke.

 

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, as part of the HR team.

 

Key areas of focus: 

  • Accurately preparing and inputting payroll data into the payroll database to include starters, leavers, and amendments
  • Deal with basic pay queries and escalate more complex queries to the Payroll Manager
  • Administer and calculate colleague pay, overtime, shift patterns, SSP, SMP, Pensions and other adjustments
  • Support with timely and accurate completion of the monthly payrolls (UK and R.O.I)
  • Identify and highlight any issues with the payroll database (COINS) and report problems to the Payroll Manager as required
  • Keep up to date with relevant regulations/legislation and support the Payroll Manager with implementation of changes where necessary
  • Use your knowledge of taxation and pension rules when inputting payroll data to ensure HMRC and Pension Regulator compliance
  • Administer the time and attendance system (TBC), making changes as required and checking that the time and attendance data that feeds payroll is accurate and correct

 

What we’re looking for.

  • A track record of working in a payroll role/function, either as an administrator or advisor
  • Genuine pride for delivering exceptional experience for both colleagues and managers around payroll excellence
  • You will have excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • A detailed knowledge of PAYE and National Insurance Contributions
  • An interest of being on top of ongoing legislative changes which affect payroll
  • Experience using computerised payroll software
  • The ability to work at pace and support the running of a complex payroll
  • Authentic style with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Knowledge of COINS would be great but not essential as fully training will be given
  • Advanced computer skills in Word and Excel with experience using spreadsheets and databases
  • If you have experience of working in Contracting, Construction, Infrastructure, or a Civil Engineering business, that would be really useful!

 

What you’ll get in return.

  • Competitive salary (up to £28,000) and range of job-related benefits
  • 26 days holiday, plus 8 days bank holidays
  • Pension up to 6% matched
  • The opportunity to develop your skills, help shape the future of fantastic organisation and bring your capabilities to work with a great team

The Payroll Department is located at St James’s Hospital in Leeds 9 and provides a Payroll service to Leeds Teaching Hospitals and other client organisations, paying approximately 38,000 employees in total. You will work full time, 37.5 hours per week.

 

You are invited to join our busy team where the main duties involve the preparation of computer input data in relation to the payment of salaries, wages and expenses, and dealing with employees’ queries. Substantial previous experience in Payroll is required, a structured training programme exists to facilitate further training and development at all grades within the department.  There are excellent opportunities for career progression.

 

Salary is dependent upon previous NHS payroll experience.

 

You will need to have a good general education, excellent communication skills and be committed to team working.

 


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

Closing Date : 22/01/2021

 

The Payroll Department is located at St James’s Hospital in Leeds 9 and provides a Payroll service to Leeds Teaching Hospitals and other client organisations, paying approximately 33,000 employees in total. You will work full time, 37.5 hours per week.

You are invited to join our busy team where the main duties involve the preparation of computer input data in relation to the payment of salaries, wages and expenses, and dealing with employees’ queries. Substantial previous experience in Payroll is required, a structured training programme exists to facilitate further training and development at all grades within the department.  There are excellent opportunities for career progression.

Salary is dependent upon previous NHS payroll experience.

You will need to have a good general education, excellent communication skills and be committed to team working.


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager (Non UK Countries), the Payroll Administration Assistant is responsible for providing an efficient, accurate and timely administrative support service to the wider Payroll team to ensure delivery of the Non UK payrolls in partnership with our Payroll provider.

The Payroll Administration Assistant will work as part of the Payroll Team for the Non UK countries to ensure the monthly payrolls are processed accurately and in line with our legal obligations in all countries. You will collate, check and prepare uploads that support payroll inputs accurately and on time in accordance with the payroll calendar. The ability to speak Spanish is an essential requirement for this role.

The successful candidate will be an effective administrator, experienced at managing several concurrent tasks, working well under pressure and to tight deadlines. You will use your initiative to identify, solve or escalate issues effectively and with a positive attitude. You will be professional, proactive in your communication and have a confidential and sensitive approach.

In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

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