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Part Time Payroll Assistant (24 Hrs A Week)

Job Title: Part Time Payroll Assistant (24 Hrs A Week)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months min
REF: Payroll -RS_1528217814
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

***applicants would be expected to work longer hours during USA payroll workloads, hours on the following weeks can then be reduced to balance this out**

***applicants MUST have some knowledge of USA payroll processes as well as UK**

Role Purpose:

To ensure all staff payments are made accurately, promptly and in line with UK and US Legislation. To enable staff, budget holders and managers to access funds appropriately.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To understand and apply UK and US Payroll and legislation.
  • Deal with day to day payroll tasks.
  • Resolve wide-ranging problems and queries quickly and efficiently
  • Provide support, advice and training to staff across at all levels.
  • Ability to make payments to staff via various payment me
  • Contribute to identifying and implementing changes to processes and procedures.
  • To be able work collaboratively within the team to ensure effective information sharing
  • Work accurately to a high standard in a time pressured environment
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of an agreed area within the Payroll team
  • Planning to meet departmental and organisational deadlines and being flexible in responding to the needs of the business
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Pro-actively communicate with internal and external bodies as required
  • To liaise with the software/service providers to assist in resolving issues and enhancing software
  • To complete control and bank reconciliations and resolve day-to-day finance queries
  • To document tasks and procedures as required
  • Contribute to the development of improvements and new procedures, identifying potential improvements
  • Provide support and training to users, to budget holders and managers at all levels
  • Provide back up and support across the team and department
  • To support the Group Payroll Manager with any tasks as required

Skills Required

  • Demonstrated payroll experience and knowledge
  • Ability to interpret awards and legislation
  • Understanding of payroll legislation and processes ie tax, national insurance
  • Knowledge of US payroll processes
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and flexibility
  • Excellent IT skills, including specialist software
  • Knowledge of systems report writing (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Numerate and attention to detail

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