Payroll Officer


Posted on Apr 8, 2021 by CV-Library

Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£11 - £13 Hourly

SC Cleared Payroll Officer - Central Government

Newport - working from home for the foreseeable

6 months

£11 - £13 per hour - 37 hours a week, Inside IR35


Job Description

We are recruiting for a Payroll Officer who will be responsible for making accurate changes to our payroll and dealing with payroll related queries from staff and other agencies.


An ability to provide staff with expert, accurate and professional advice on payroll related matters.
Building and maintaining productive relationships with contacts, including senior staff.
Ensuring correct and accurate pay details are entered on our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and the payroll, meeting the monthly payroll closure timetable.
Reviewing information for quality; identifying and resolving data discrepancies.
Ensuring the correct treatment of transactions within the payroll.
The ability to work as part of a team with mutual goals.
Scrutinising information received, providing effective challenge when appropriate.
Monitoring information received in relation to internal rules and limits; identifying when limits are at risk of breach.
Producing clear and robust explanations to pay queries.
Working flexibly across the team and adapting direction quickly in order to meet changing priorities and demands.Job specific criteria (skills and experience)

ESSENTIAL - Good knowledge of payroll principles and the ability to apply this in day-to-day role.
ESSENTIAL - Good communication and relationship building skills; comfortable dealing with senior staff.
ESSENTIAL - An ability to understand and solve problems with some support from others.
DESIRABLE - Payroll qualification equivalent to NVQ level 3

Reference: 213501950

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