Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Payroll Officer (Remote)


Job Description:

Payroll Officer (Remote) needed, £14.03ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1303368


You will Ideally have Experience in iTrent and Oracle

Deliver a confidential, accurate, professional and effective payroll service within agreed timelines.

Ensuring compliance with internal policies, procedures, statutory regulations and third-party requirements

In this role, you’ll be responsible and accountable for:
1. Checking and updating an integrated eHR/payroll database, to effect changes to salary, other payroll related data, including statutory and collective changes and to review staff expense claim forms and ensure appropriate receipts are provided consistent with expenses policy and HMRC regulations – taking remedial action if required. Through these tasks, to ensure existing and new staff are paid in accordance with the terms of employment and on time.
2. Process statutory notifications and payments (e.g. SMP, SSP), voluntary deductions, third party payments and occupational entitlements, ensuring accuracy of calculations. In addition, to administer accurate and timely changes to pension contributions consistent with policies and auto-enrolment legislation.
3. Communicate (verbally and in writing), always ensuring professional courtesy and application of values, with a view to achieving a satisfactory conclusion through the provision of clear factual explanations to both internal staff and external bodies (e.g. HMRC).
4. Work to agreed service standards and maintaining clear audit trails of remedial actions taken and changes made. This can include responses to solicitors, financial institutions, social security enquirers and any escalated enquiries from other internal teams.
5. Apply internal control procedures, checking system generated reports to ensure the integrity of submitted changes to the payroll and ensuring that significant variations are followed through and corrective action taken to avoid under/overpayments. To calculate and resolve complex overpayment incidents.



This is a Full time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Finance