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Payroll Clerk

Southampton, Hampshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£9.90 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
We are recruiting for an exciting opening with our NHS client for a payroll clerk. This a great opportunity for candidates who either have: some payroll experience and are looking to gain more experience in a similar field (e.g. finance, data entry/analysis, admin), and a willingness to learn and develop into a career in payroll Pay Rate - £9.90 per hours Duration - Temporary for 6 Months - with a possible extension subject to performance Location - Southampton, SO14. The role offers hybrid home working with Tues, Weds, Thurs in the office; Monday and Friday from home. Hours: The shift time will be generally 9.00 am-5.00 pm, however we operate flexible working 8.00 am-6.00 pm. Job Purpose: This employee will be responsible for the delivery of accurate payments to staff, both weekly and monthly for a defined part of the total payroll, ensuring that legislation, Terms & Conditions of Service and other Statutory and Local agreements are processed correctly. They will be responsible for the completion of a timely and accurate payroll within defined timescales, ensuring confidentiality of staff records at all times. Principle 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/overpayments 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 Person Specification Essential Desirable Education / Qualifications and Training Good standard of Education in English and Maths, preferably with GCSE level AC NVQ 3 Qualification or equivalent level. Essential Skills Good standard of Education in English and Maths, preferably with GCSE level AC Provides assistance to colleagues and forms a relationship with the team Excellent communication and organisational skills The ability to work flexibly, able to respond to increased pressure of work Appreciation of impact of service provided on customer/employee Compliance to Departmental Internal Controls and the financial framework determined by the Client. Adherence to Client and NHS SBS internal policies Observes personal duty of care in relation to equipment or resourcesDesirable Skills NVQ 3 Qualification or equivalent level of experience in Payroll. Experience or knowledge of data-input completion knowledge in checking and interpreting payroll out-put A sound understanding of systems securities Standard Health & Safety manual handling skills Investigates and resolves basic and pay specific enquiries The application process will require a 1 hour interview via Microsoft Teams. Applicants who are successful at interview will be subject to a DBS check and need to provide 3 years of references. Please apply or send CVs
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  • Job Reference: 702533628-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
    Brook Street
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £9.90 Per Hour
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary