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Payroll Officer

House of Commons
London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Local & National Government
Contract Type
Full Time
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Build your career as a Payroll Officer with the UK Parliament

An incredible opportunity for an experienced individual to use their skills and knowledge in the interesting and fast paced environment of the House of Commons. Gain a fascinating insight into how Parliament works whilst taking your career to new heights.

We are looking for 2 permanent and 2 fixed-term Payroll Officers to join us.  Ideally from a Public Sector/ Inhouse Payroll background we want a true team player to work in our Employee Pensions and Payroll Services, People & Culture Team. 

Because the Employee Payroll and Pensions Services Team works with all House teams you will learn how they each make the House of Commons tick as both customers and colleagues to complete Payroll, Pensions and HR administration.

As a valuable part of our team, you will play a fundamental, ‘hands on’ role, in introducing a revolutionary new HR and Payroll System which will modernise Parliament’s ways of working for employees and managers.

Payroll Officer

Your responsibilities as a Payroll Officer include:

  • Actively work on payroll activities
  • Using an integrated HR and Payroll system
  • Identifying improvements to payroll procedures that add value to our service.
  • Liaising with HMRC and other payroll professionals
  • Planning and execution of the tax year-end processes
  • Provide complex advice and guidance to stakeholders at all levels in the organisation on PAYE, NI, SMP, SSP & Pensions
  • Responsible for the processing of client payrolls, varying in size and complexity. 
  • To be responsible for keeping professional and technical knowledge updated by attending educational workshops and training.

iTrent experience for payroll officers would be desirable in the successful candidate, but not essential.

You can expect benefits such as: 

  • Annual leave starting at 30 days per annum, pro-rata.
  • Flexible/Hybrid working only 2 days per week. Wednesdays and Thursdays in the office.
  • Interest-free season ticket loan and bicycle loan.
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme.
  • Access to training and development.

For further information, including salary, responsibilities, process, security and criteria, potential candidates should refer to the House of Commons Career Website or contact or 0207 219 6011.

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