Payroll Officer

Job Title: Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £12.00 - 13.57 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Payroll Officer
Contact Name: Naomi Conn
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2018 14:06

Job Description

Tangent International are looking to recruit a Payroll Administrator to work a 3 month extendable contract based in Birmingham for a Social Justice Charity. 



  • Demonstrable experience of effectively working with electronic and computerised HR/payroll systems across a multi-site organisation
  • Demonstrable experience of administering and co-ordinating general payroll and pensions activities
  • A track record of working efficiently and effectively with an outsourced payroll provider.

Main skills and abilities

  • End to end processing of the monthly payroll, accurately and on time using payroll software
  • Checking, calculating and processing salary adjustments to include but not limited to) starters, leavers and student payments
  • Checking, calculating Increments including those associated with annual pay reviews
  • Calculating and processing other payments including SSP, SMP, additional payments, honorariums, attachments of earnings, season tickets etc…
  • Processing and submission of HMRC forms such as P45, P46, P60, P11D and P38 etc…
  • Successfully and consistently complete full reconciliation of the payroll
  • Working with more than one pay group
  • Ability to effectively manage complex payroll information at a peak times of the payroll cycle, e.g. payroll cut off dates
  • Clearly communicate detailed numerical (wages and salaries related) information to staff, managers and external stakeholders; verbally and in writing
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines and ensure the payroll cycle is effectively managed, e.g. all staff and workers receive accurate and timely payments
  • Ability to work on own initiative and enterprise, e.g. develop new systems, processes and minimise potential employee relations issues by effective co-ordination of payroll activities
  • Ensure all payroll queries are responded to in a timely and efficient manner
  • Good ICT skills and high levels of proficiency with MS Office packages - particularly Excel - in order to produce and communicate information and reports to suit a number of internal and external audiences.
  • A personal commitment to Equality and inclusion

Essential Knowledge and qualification

  • Good understanding of HMRC rules and regulations in relation to pay, wages and pensions
  • Working with ADP or any hosted payroll software system


  • CIPP or equivalent qualification

Please send your updated CV for consideration. 

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