Payroll and Reward Specialist

Job Title: Payroll and Reward Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Teddington, Middlesex
Salary: £40000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 68171-ACCNT-KAB
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 01, 2016 09:58

Job Description

Our Client, a Leading Private Forensic Provider, is seeking a Payroll and Reward Specialist.

Job purpose to:

Management of several UK payrolls for circa 1600 employees across multiple sites ensuring an efficient, effective and accurate service. Working in line with senior management to design, implement and monitor reward programmes. Provide an expert and professional payroll and flexible benefits service, acting as the subject matter expert for statutory (regulatory) and procedural matters.

Key accountabilities:

·Monthly management of the pension/payroll reconciliation process
·Processing statutory notifications & statutory payments
·Preparation of monthly payroll, including processing all payroll changes including back pay
·Pension administration including auto enrolment pension scheme
·PAYE & NI reconciliation
·Processing Statutory payments
·Maintenance and correspondence with third party regarding benefits
·Prepare payroll reports as required
·Respond and resolve payroll queries
·Develop strong relationships with both customers and key stakeholders

Ideal background and preferred experience:
·Seasoned payroll professional with a proven track record on similar role
·Experience of management of payroll via a 3rd party payroll bureau
·Experience in management of salary sacrifice arrangements and supplier invoices
·Pension knowledge including reconciling monthly deductions/payments
·IFS ERP system advantageous but not essential
·Strong Microsoft Office skills
·Strong analytical and numeracy skills
·Knowledge of HMRC regulations of PAYE and NI
·Preparation of all tax documentation, e.g. P60's & P11D's etc.

Person specification:

The job holder will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours in line with Company values:

·Has a proactive, positive 'can do' attitude with a demonstrable commitment to delivering a quality service to HR colleagues and the wider business
·Ability to work flexibly by demonstrating excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
·Always looking to proactively help others achieve their goals and targets

·Ability to review current practices and look to recommend feasible solutions
·Positive response to change through recommending new ways of working
·Innovative with the ability to challenge the status quo and seek out alternatives to improve our reward portfolio

·Has an approachable, professional demeanour when dealing with customers both internally and externally
·Committed to delivering and exceeding customer requirements
·Delivers within given timeframes

·Produces work in a professional and timely manner with customer expectations met or exceeded
·Drives for customer satisfaction and continuous improvement
·Remain calm under pressure and prioritise tasks in a fast paced environment
·Produces work to very tight deadlines
·Excellent attention to detail and high accuracy
·Manage, organise and co-ordinate workload with self-sufficiency.
·Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·Excellent communicator both verbally and in the written format
·Keen team player and is multi skilled in their approach to the wider HR team
·Excellent interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers