Payroll Admin Assistant x 2– Financial Services

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Payroll Admin Assistant x 2– Financial Services
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Contract / Temporary

Portsmouth 5234437

Posted: 24th August 2023 08:43
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.90 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 9-10 months

  • Portsmouth, Hampshire,

    PO1 2AL

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Payroll Admin Assistant – Financial Services

Reference no:  Portsmouth 5234437

Pay Rate: £10.90 per hour PAYE

37 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 9-10 months

City: Portsmouth, Hampshire

The successful candidate will be working within the Payroll and Pension Team in Financial Services, the main responsibilities of this role are assisting with the accurate data entry of payroll information into the council's payroll system within agreed timetables.  You will also be responsible for post payroll checking and will be expected to understand the statutory payroll rules.

Key responsibilities:

  • Processing of new starters and leavers.
  • Input of permanent and temporary data whilst adhering to the Local Government and Teachers terms and Conditions whilst adhering to monthly payroll deadlines.
  • The manual calculation of overpayments and pay advances.
  • Dealing with employee queries both written and verbal.
  • The application and maintenance of Court Orders.
  • Dealing with queries from third parties, HMRC, DWP and Courts in a timely manner.
  • Assisting with the on boarding of new external clients
  • Liaise with the pensions team ensuring starter and leaver notifications are sent in a timely manner.
  • Adhoc payroll duties.



NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates.   If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarify.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

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Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience of working in 'payroll'.
  3. Accurate and speedy data entry skills.
  4. Sound knowledge of tax, NICs and pensions.
  5. Understand the end to end payroll processes.
  6. Customer focused and understand the confidentiality aspects of the service,
  7. Confident with the use of IT and be keen to use the latest technology, as you will be using the Oracle EBS HR/Payroll system on a daily basis as well as Microsoft Office applications and outlook
  8. Good standard of literacy and numeracy.
  9. Good verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills in order to be able to communicate effectively with our internal departments and respond to supplier enquiries.



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Job Ref: Portsmouth 5234437
Payroll Admin Assistant x 2– Financial Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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Payroll Admin Assistant x 2– Financial Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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