Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Payroll Officer

Contract Full Time Temporary

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Berry Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Payroll Officer for a successful client based in Southampton.

Role Overview:

The Payroll and Pensions team is responsible for the provision of a timely and accurate payroll service to NHS Clients.
Liaise directly with employees, HR and Finance to resolve queries and provide information in relation to pay and pensions.
Supporting Clients to achieve their strategic objectives, to manage organisational change and achieve automation. Provide subject matter experts and advice on best practice.
Support the NHS to save money and enhance quality so that the NHS can improve health, innovate to save lives and
deliver better outcomes with care and compassion

Job purpose:
Responsible for the delivery of accurate payments to staff, both weekly and monthly for a defined part of the total payroll, ensuring legislation, Terms & Conditions of Service and other Statutory and Local agreements are processed correctly.
Responsible for the completion of a timely and accurate payroll within defined timescales, ensuring confidentiality of staff records at all times

Business area overview:
The Payroll and Pensions team is responsible for the provision of a timely and accurate payroll service to NHS Clients.
Liaise directly with employees, HR and Finance to resolve queries and provide information in relation to pay and pensions.
Supporting Clients to achieve their strategic objectives, to manage organisational change and achieve automation. Provide subject matter experts and advice on best practice.
Support the NHS to save money and enhance quality so that the NHS can improve health, innovate to save lives and
deliver better outcomes with care and compassion

Main Responsibilities:

Work within the guidelines of NHS SBS and Client policies and procedures, ensuring that Audit requirements are met at all times and deadlines are strictly adhered to
Responsible for dealing effectively with queries from customers both internal and external, both by telephone or in person, at all times conveying a professional and efficient attitude and pass any contentious calls to the Deputy
Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader, whilst abiding by NHS SBS and Client policies and procedures
Reporting to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader for all aspects of payroll work, ensuring the continued smooth and effective running of the section and that all targets are met within defined deadlines
Responsible for ensuring that all National or Local payroll changes are dealt with in accordance with requirements, and that all customers are able to understand the changes that affect their pay
Responsible for ensuring that all documentation relating to statutory legislation and Terms & Conditions of service is kept up to date and is easily accessible to the rest of the team
Verify written responses to queries from staff, Clients and external agencies
Validation of other payroll officer's temporary and permanent alterations to staff records. Ensure and validate that appropriate checking mechanisms are in place for other members of the team.
Ensure that all manual under/over payments are valid and correctly calculated and payments raised (if appropriate) on a timely basis
Responsible for the completion of all basic payroll output for allocated payrolls and some higher level activities under the direction of the Senior Payroll Clerk/ Team Leader Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.
Ad hoc tasks deemed appropriate to this level

Hourly rate is £9.50 per hour.

For further information, please contact Lauren at Berry Recruitment, King's Lynn.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job

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