Payroll Officer

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£19000 - £22000 per annum
16 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Sebastian Hannelly
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

Leading retail business in the heart of Milton Keynes, looking for a new payroll officer to join their team. An internal promotion has created this opportunity for a payroll officer to join their growing team.

Client Details

One of the UKs most recognised retail brands based in the heart of Milton Keynes. Recent acquisitions and a large scale merger have increased demand on the payroll function, and this role will play a key part in managing this.


Payroll Officer Responsibilities:

  • Support the Payroll Manager in the full running of the Fortnightly and Monthly in-house payrolls
  • Reconciliation of payrolls and preparation of journals for posting.
  • Ensuring starters and leavers are processed in a timely manner
  • Dealing with payroll queries from employees and managers, via telephone and email
  • HMRC submissions & reporting Supporting Pensions administration & submissions
  • Manage pension contributions
  • Maintaining accurate employee and payroll records
  • Ensuring relevant payroll information is collated and authorised within tight deadlines
  • Assist with any other ad hoc payroll administration duties, when required


Payroll Officer Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of high-volume transnational payroll experience essential
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritise your own workload with good time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of working with computerised payroll systems is essential
  • Ability to adapt to change Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, excellent telephone manner Good customer service skills
  • Confidence with manual calculations
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of current Payroll legislation
  • Confidence with statutory calculations including SSP and SMP Strong
  • Excel essential; V-Lookups, Pivot Tables etc
  • Personable and approachable nature
  • A can do attitude and pro-active approach to work and problem solving,

Job Offer

Exciting opportunity for a payroll officer to join one of the top employers in the Milton Keynes market!

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