Payroll Officer

Competitive + Benefits
06 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Gemma Taylor
Job Title
Legal Finance
Practice Area
Banking, Financial Services
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Payroll Officer to join a leading UK law firm. You will be working within a busy department and must have a good understanding of the payroll process and the PAYE system.

Duties include:
  • Assisting in preparing and processing the payroll for all companies
  • Assisting in the delivery of efficient and accurate payroll processing
  • Ensuring compliance in terms of minimum wage, pension auto enrolment, HMRC submissions, Student loan repayment eligibility
  • Preparing payroll processing information, by gathering the information from departments
  • Setting up new employees on payroll
  • Entering and calculating the monthly payroll
  • Calculating Statutory payments
  • Producing reports for a variety of departments
  • Keeping employee payroll data up to date in terms of salary changes, job titles, Medicash upgrades
  • Preparing BACS submission ready for employee payments
  • Preparing monthly payroll reports, monthly summaries of earnings, tax loans
  • Assisting with any work required on payroll discrepancies
  • Providing employee support on pay issues by answering staff questions and requests
  • Complying with HMRC and other legal requirements by keeping up to date on legislation changes, supporting manager in ensuring changes are adhered to
  • Reconciling the monthly Medicash
  • Maintaining employee confidence and protecting payroll operations by keeping information confidential