About the Job

Type - Full Time Permanent Salary - £25,000.00 to £32,000.00 /year   Job Reference - JOECSC Location - Co Antrim

Our client, a leading engineering and specialist Construction Services provider based in Co Antrim, are looking for an experienced Payroll Officer to join their team.

Job Description

  • Working within the accounts department
  • Responsible for processing weekly payroll for 250 employees and subcontractors using Sage payroll.
  • To ensure knowledge regarding payroll legislation is kept up-to-date, e.g. rates of SSP, SMP, SPP etc.
  • Maintain and update payroll records.
  • Ensure Time & Attendance extracts are imported to Payroll System.
  • Ensure accurate payslips are produced and distributed on a timely basis.
  • Read and interpret collective agreements for different countries.
  • Ensure monthly payroll related payments e.g. HMRC, Pension, Trade Union, Childcare Vouchers are prepared and processed accurately and on time;
  • Keep up to date with any payroll legislation changes.
  • Liaise with HR re staff appointments, terminations, remuneration, condition of service and other relevant matters.
  • Communicate and liaise with Managers/Team Leaders on wages and other related queries on an on-going basis.
  • To perform ad hoc duties when required.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Numerical ability and data entry skills.
  • Innovative and creative approach
  • Work professionally as part of a team
  • Receptive to change

Essential criteria

  • 2 years experience in a payroll environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PAYNE, NI, Pension schemes and all statutory elements such as SMP, SSP etc.
  • Have strong knowledge on all payroll procedures
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office especially Excel
Salary: £25,000.00 to £32,000.00 /year
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