Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Leeds, England
£36000 - £45000 per annum
17 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
John O'Brien
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll & Benefits Officer £40k to £45k + Bonus - full remote working from home

A dynamic and boutique Investment Firm based in the City are looking for an experienced Payroll & Benefits professional to join their firm.

Reporting into the Total Rewards Specialist this role will be responsible for processing 2 monthly payrolls along with pensions and benefits administration.

PLEASE NOTE that this role offers full time working from home.

The role:

  • Process 2 x monthly payrolls to include input of variable data, instructions to third party providers, and checking of output
  • Processing of P45, HMRC new starter checklists, all statutory payments and assisting with annual reviews
  • Assisting employees with payroll and tax enquiries
  • Arrange payroll sign-off
  • Deal with queries from managers, HMRC and third parties as required
  • Calculate and process manual and ad hoc payments
  • Prepare monthly reports for overtime
  • Prepare and distribute monthly absence reports
  • Maintain Monthly holiday charts
  • Process monthly pension schedules
  • Raise payment requisitions for payroll deductions to statutory bodies and benefits providers
  • Assist with expatriate administration and tax reconciliations plus knowledge of processing share option transactions
  • Support and liaise with Finance re payroll accounting
  • Assist with tax year end, P11Dand PSA reporting
  • Monitor overseas visitors to UK (STBV)
  • Responsible for On boarding support for new joiners/off boarding leavers
  • Assist with Triennial Pension Auto Enrolment tasks
  • Assist ad hoc reporting as and when required
  • Provide general HR administrative assistance as needed to include production of all HR outgoing letters

Benefits Administration:

  • Maintain membership lists for employee benefits
  • Support and liaise with benefits providers
  • Assist with annual benefits renewals
  • Assist with employee benefit related queries
  • Ad hoc project work as required

Experience required:

  • 2-4 years UK payroll experience
  • Financial Services experience strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of pension auto enrolment and benefits administration
  • High-level numeracy skills
  • Strong detail orientation

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