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Payroll Coordinator

Location North East | Salary Competitive plus benefits


Our client based in the Newcastle area is looking to appoint an experienced Payroll professional on a permanent and full-time basis.  The role will focus on managing end to end payroll processes to ensure that all employees are paid correctly and on time within a fast-moving and industrial environment.  Reporting to the HR Manager the position will also provide general HR administrative support across the organisation.

Job Description

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Management of the Time and Attendance system to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Processing the whole company payroll every pay period to meet all deadlines set.
  • Maintaining the payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data.
  • Answering staff queries about wages, deductions and attendance.
  • Managing and coordinating requests for leave and other absences including absence reviews and other related meetings as required.
  • Processing sickness and other absences in line with company policies and statutory entitlement.
  • Handling changes in job status and job titles via the HR system.
  • Processing overtime payments and realigning shift working arrangements.
  • Adhering to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law.
  • Identifying, investigating, and resolving any discrepancies in payroll records.
  • Completing payroll reports for record-keeping purposes as well as for managerial review in conjunction with the monthly payroll timelines.
  • Liaising with the tax office in relation to any discrepancies on the PAYE account.
  • Communicating with finance to ensure the BACs run is set up each month in time for payday
  • Administering joiners and leavers to the Group Personal Pension Plan and for the Auto enrolment plan where applicable.
  • Provide quality customer service to the client group through the delivery of a professional and accurate payroll procedures.
  • Assisting with general HR duties where required.
  • Supporting with other ad hoc general administrative tasks.

Person Specification

The position requires applicants to have extensive experience of managing end to end payroll processes ideally gained within a fast-paced industrial environment.  You must be customer focussed and have a positive can-do attitude.

Contact Consultant

Katie Nevin

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