Payroll Coordinator

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Public Sector Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are currently recruiting for a PAYROLL COORDINATOR to work for a Local Authoirty in WANDSWORTH.





£12.34 PER HOUR

Job Purpose

To deliver effective payroll services for areas of the Council's payrolls.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Payroll Team Leader for undertaking the duties of the post.

  • Responsible for the provision of payroll services in respect of a specific group of employees to ensure that the payroll payments in respect of this group are made accurately, on time and are properly authorised.

  • The post holder will normally prioritise his or her own work and require minimal supervision.

  • Responsible for carrying out checks on input documents to ensure proper authorisation and ensuring any required amendments are implemented.

  • Deals with enquiries by correspondence, telephone and email or in person regarding all areas of pay, from employees or their representatives and deals with enquiries (ensuring proper authorisation by the employee where appropriate) from the DSS, HMRC, Solicitors, Building Societies and Banks.

  • Provides cover for staff absence or vacancies in the Payroll Section as instructed by the Payroll Team Leader.

  • Ensures that departmental standards are adhered to, payroll records are maintained, and security of information is safeguarded.

  • Ensures that payroll logs are completed to assist in budgeting for payrolls, ensuring that recharges to departments and schools is accurate.

  • Maintains a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of all relevant conditions of service, payroll procedures and relevant legislation.

  • Where appropriate the post holder will be expected to undertake, under the guidance of the Payroll Team Leader.

  • Checks payrolls and ensures that major errors are corrected or adjusted. Informs Payroll Team Leader of major errors immediately.

  • Ensures that any calculations of overpayment are correct and passed on to the Payments team.

  • Advise departmental managers as necessary on payroll related matters.

  • Processes by direct input to the Payroll Computer System employee allowances and variations, including staff absences, additional payments, claims, extensions to temporary contracts of employment, performance related pay payments, special responsibility allowances, special recognition payments etc., making such checks as are deemed reasonable by the Payroll Team Leader to ensure that the Payroll Computer System is processing such pay adjustments accurately.

  • Maintains a current and thorough knowledge of all aspects of the Payroll Computer System including complex reporting functions.

  • Deals with all issues relating to the payroll computer software affecting own area of work and only refers exceptional or ambiguous issues to the Payroll Team Leader.

  • Provides training for departmental personnel on area of own responsibility dealing with maternity/Adoption Pay and the interpretation of tax and other payroll operational regulations.

  • Assists in the preparation of end of year and other returns, P11D's, P60's, P45's etc.

  • Promotes effective customer liaison with those in receipt of Payroll Services.

  • Undertakes training of new members of staff to an agreed programme.

  • Deputises for the Payroll Team Leader on cross-service issues, covering a range of functions and payroll group activities.

  • Responsible for specific aspects of statutory returns - including P11Ds, P60's P35's and other returns to the HMRC.

  • Responsible for specific aspects of complex high level liaison with customers in receipt of payroll services, meeting with Senior Departmental Personnel Officers and/or Directors.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn