Payroll Administrator

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  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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  • Salary:

    Up to £9.23 per hour

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    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Our client are a multinational electric utility company, which operates in the fields of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy.

They are currently recruiting for a Payroll Administrator in Newcastle, starting 17th June until 16th December.

General Overview: To process payroll to ensure absolute accuracy of wages and salaries and in line with agreed SLAs.The key responsibilities and duties are to:

Compliant service delivery

 Hold a good working knowledge of payroll processes, legislation and compliance requirements
 Operate in line with payroll procedures and processes including:

 Timesheet input
 Pay Production
 Earnings Enquiries
 Absence Administration
 Statutory and Voluntary deductions from pay
 Statutory payments
 Loading of Interface files
 Liaise with HR as appropriate
 Tax code changes, P45, RTI submissions

 Ensure the requisite transactions are processed in the pension scheme;
 Prepare, check and load the interface files;
 Ensure all process documentation is up to date.
 Attention to detail especially when taking phone calls or responding to emails

Query resolution
 Resolving queries from employees relating to payroll and pensions, communicating with and outside the Payroll team
 Recognising when to escalate

Continuous improvement

 Identify opportunities for self-improvement;
 Identify opportunities for continuous process improvements
 Provide high standards of customer service, consistency with service levels agreements and operational compliance;
Impact: The Payroll Administrator is responsible for ensuring employees are paid accurately and on time therefore maintaining a good relationship with the employees.

Complexity: The 15,000 workforce comprises a mix of full time monthly staff, part time staff, temporary payments and overtime. Data is received from multiple sites with many different T&Cs and sick schemes. There are a number of systems in use including SAP
Qualifications or Required Experience:

 Experience in operating within a Payroll team in a transaction processing environment
 Technical knowledge in Payroll legislation
 Excellent administration skills
 Excellent team player being mutually supportive
 Good communication skills
 Good data entry speeds
 Strong IT skills

SAP ECC Desirable

Excel essential
Collaborating- Works well with others
Contributing- Contributes ideas
Communicating - Talks and listens to others
Delivering- Does a great job
Developing- Develops self and facilitates a learning curve

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.