Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £14.00 per hour
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: RCRM24

    Job description:

    We are currently supporting a local authority with the recruitment of a temporary Payroll Officer to support their busy Finance Department.


    What you can expect:

    • £14.00 per hour
    • Core working hours Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm (1-hour lunch)
    • Part time or full time working hours available, 25-37 hours per week
    • 20 days plus bank holidays (increases to 27 after 12 weeks)
    • Car parking
    • Hybrid working 2 days at home and 2 days in the office
    • For the right candidate, this role could transfer to a permanent position


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Processing of amendments on the iTrent payroll system prior to the payroll deadline.
    • Inform relevant stakeholders of any known missing data and ensure that this data is complete and received in iTrent prior to the payroll deadline.
    • Review the errors, exceptions and elements reports and reconcile to final payroll.
    • Update the system for all leave types ensuring pay is accurately calculated.
    • Ensure pension deductions are processed accurately and in line with Auto-enrolment and Pensions Salary Sacrifice/Exchange procedures.
    • Ensure all documentation for new starters and leavers is entered onto the payroll system.
    • Assist other members of the accounts team when necessary, including accounts payable and receivable
    • Maintain and update employee payroll records


    Skills and experience required:

    • Experience of working in a busy payroll function where priorities can change to adapt to business needs.
    • Knowledge of payroll systems with iTrent being advantageous along with good working knowledge of Excel
    • Experience of accounts payable / receivable is advantageous
    • A strong team ethic with good communication skills
    • Good attention to detail and the ability to organise and prioritise tasks to demanding deadlines
    • Must be well organised and capable of working on various payrolls and internal / external clients
    • Pro-active approach to identifying problems and formulating solutions

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