Payroll Assistant

Location: Tyne and Wear
Job Reference:AM/76539
Salary:£20,000k - £25,000k base + profit share + pension + training + flexible hours
Type:Permanent

The Client

Our client is a leading Construction company based in Newcastle town centre.

They are an Independent firm of planners, designers, engineers and consultants they deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.

Being at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. They offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to their clients and the communities. They have 6,500 employees on a monthly payroll.

The Opportunity

For this Payroll Assistant position, primarily this is a multifaceted role, processing end-to-end payroll for UK, India and UAE.

You will be joining an experienced team of 10 x payroll members within a Global Shared Service Centre (SSC). Their goal is to deliver payroll excellence through accuracy, innovation and professionalism. Each Payroll Administrator is provided a regional location allocation.

Key responsibilities:

Some of the key responsibilities for this successful person would be but no limited to:

  • This is not a data entry Payroll position, however more Payroll reconciliation’s and reporting and calculating desk schedules
  • Dealing with questions on maternity and sickness, journals and account reconciliations
  • Payroll Processing in line with current legislation
  • International and shadow payroll processing
  • Interacting with HMRC and Third Parties
  • Completing process analysis and improvements
  • With an interest in delivering an expert customer service

The Candidate:

The successful Payroll Administrator person will be/have:

They encourage their payrollers to demonstrate drive and motivation, a willingness to keep learning about the industry and a desire to deliver an excellent service.

  • You will be a passionate Payroll person with a minimum of 2 years proven payroll processing experience
  • We would also consider more experienced Payroll professionals
  • Outstanding organisational skills and the ability to self-manage workload
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft applications, particularly Excel and any exposure to Oracle Business Suite or ServiceNow would be great, but not essential
  • Ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Strong team-working skills and comfortable working autonomously and using initiative
  • Ability to use own initiative and be proactive
  • Understanding of payroll legislation and processes

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 5 hours a week, with a 1-hour lunch
  • Flexible working hours (8am/9am | 4:30pm/5:30pm) to help with Childcare
  • Remote working with 3 days in the office
  • On-site parking
  • Participation in a committed, competent and cooperative team
  • Excellent working atmosphere
  • Fast decision making, inclusive work environment
  • Responsive and friendly colleagues
  • Career development opportunities and on-the-job training
  • Pension Scheme (% by the client)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and an option to buy 5 extra
  • Company events

They have big ambitions for the future – and therefore want to speak to the right individuals with the right energy and values to take them there.

Please contact for a confidential discussion

Your Consultants

Andrew McLeod
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Get in touch for more info

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