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Payroll and Benefits officer

RP48 - Payroll and Benefits officer

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Payroll and Benefits Officer on behalf of one of our clients.

To ensure that all employees are remunerated in accordance with their terms and conditions, receive appropriate benefit entitlements and to be the main point of contact for payroll and benefit queries.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process three payrolls during the month consisting of circa 20, 200, and 300 employees respectively.
  • Process starters, leavers, adjustments, overtime, commissions and holiday pay.
  • Manage and administer the Auto-enrolment pension schemes.
  • Actively promote and manage the benefits offered by the company and monitor the suitability and cost of these periodically.
  • Liaise with managers and staff across the business to check and confirm monthly, quarterly and annual bonusses and commissions from both system generated reports and ad-hoc requests.
  • Answer and resolve staff queries relating to pay and benefits.
  • Various other ad-hoc tasks.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of current UK employment and tax legislation and all statutory payments such as SMP, SPP, and SSP.
  • Part or fully CIPP qualified or other equivalent payroll qualification with training support available for the right candidate.
  • Be able to compute manual payroll calculations when required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people from across all areas and levels in the business.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Focused and diligent, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to cope with several tasks and deadlines without loss of focus or quality.
  • Be able to prioritise effectively and co-ordinate tasks with other team members.
  • A standard DBS check is required for this role. 

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000