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Payroll Officer

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    Up to £9.23 per hour

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Startdate:

    31/05/19 16:48:53

Job Description

Brook Street are proud to advertise a role at NHS Payroll in Town Quay Southampton, this is a 3 month assignment working full time Monday to Friday.

Payroll Officer- Process Assistant


Responsible for the delivery of accurate payments to staff, both weekly and monthly for a defined part of the total payroll, ensuring legislation, Terms & Conditions of Service and other Statutory and Local agreements are processed correctly. Responsible for the completion of a timely and accurate payroll within defined timescales, ensuring confidentiality of staff records at all times

Department Overview


* Work within the guidelines of NHS SBS and Client policies and procedures, ensuring that Audit requirements are met at all times and deadlines are strictly adhered to

* Responsible for dealing effectively with queries from customers both internal and external, both by telephone or in person, at all times conveying a professional and efficient attitude and pass any contentious calls to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader, whilst abiding by NHS SBS and Client policies and procedures

* Reporting to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader for all aspects of payroll work, ensuring the continued smooth and effective running of the section and that all targets are met within defined deadlines

* Responsible for ensuring that all National or Local payroll changes are dealt with in accordance with requirements, and that all customers are able to understand the changes that affect their pay

* Responsible for ensuring that all documentation relating to statutory legislation and Terms & Conditions of service is kept up to date and is easily accessible to the rest of the team

* Verify written responses to queries from staff, Clients and external agencies

* Validation of other payroll officer's temporary and permanent alterations to staff records. Ensure and validate that appropriate checking mechanisms are in place for other members of the team.

* Ensure that all manual under/overpayments are valid and correctly calculated and payments raised (if appropriate) on a timely basis

* Responsible for the completion of all basic payroll output for allocated payrolls and some higher level activities under the direction of the Senior Payroll Clerk/ Team Leader Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager.

* Ad hoc tasks deemed appropriate to this level

Job Specific Qualifications

5 GCSE's level A-C in English and Math's or Equivalent

Job Specific Competencies

* Leadership

* Business and Technical Awareness

* Service excellence

* Team working

* Effective Communication

* Accountability

* Change Orientation

Essential Skills Experience and Knowledge

5 GCSE's level A-C in English and Math's or Equivalent
Excellent communication and organizational skills
The ability work in a team and build relationships with co-workers
A background in investigating and resolving complex pay queries
Sound understanding of PAYE, National Insurance
Attention to detail
The ability to work flexibly


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