Job Opening - Payroll Specialist

Role: Payroll Specialist

Are you a payroll pro looking for a part-time role with flexible hours where you can work from home most days? Our small but passionate accountancy practice in Hatfield, Hertfordshire is looking for a Payroll Specialist to drive our growing payroll service! 🌟

Role: Payroll Specialist (Part-Time)

Salary: Β£28,000-Β£33,000 per annum FTE

Hours:Β 10 days a month, half days = 35 hours per month

The Role:
As our new Payroll Specialist, you’ll be at the core of our client payroll operations, ensuring everything runs smoothly and accurately during the last 10 working days of each month. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and are dedicated to providing excellent customer service, we’d love to hear from you!

The Payroll Specialist plays a pivotal role in our team, managing and processing payroll for a portfolio of clients, primarily focusing on the last two weeks of each calendar month. This role requires meticulous attention to detail, a solid understanding of payroll regulations, proficiency in using the BrightPay system, and the ability to handle sensitive information with utmost confidentiality and professionalism. The Payroll Specialist will also engage closely with clients to gather necessary payroll information.

What You'll Do:
βœ… Process monthly payrolls (end-to-end) accurately and punctually, ensuring strict adherence to all deadlines.
βœ… Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and contractual obligations throughout all payroll operations.
βœ… Manage incoming and outgoing client communications via phone, email, or web chat regarding payroll inquiries and issues.
βœ… Calculate benefits, prepare P11Ds & PSAs, and submit them to HMRC as required.
βœ… Assist in the setup of new PAYE schemes and oversee smooth payroll transitions.
βœ… Establish pension schemes as needed and handle all Auto Enrolment queries proficiently.
βœ… Liaise with HMRC to address any PAYE-related queries promptly and effectively.
βœ… Process P45s and contribute to the year-end process by providing accurate P60s to client employees.
βœ… Identify opportunities for enhancing our payroll service offerings and actively contribute to their implementation.
βœ… Fulfill other related duties as assigned by the Head of Operations.

What We’re Looking For:
πŸ”Ή Minimum of 3 years in end-to-end payroll processing and auto-enrolment administration, ideally in a multi-payroll environment or professional practice.
πŸ”Ή Proficiency in BrightPay payroll software is essential.
πŸ”Ή Relevant payroll certifications (e.g., CIPP) preferred but not essential.
πŸ”Ή Exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills, with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines while maintaining high accuracy.
πŸ”Ή Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently, taking initiative to resolve issues and achieve objectives.
πŸ”Ή Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong customer service orientation and the ability to build effective relationships with clients who may not have high technical knowledge.
πŸ”Ή CIS Tax knowledge (preferably, but not essential).

Why You’ll Love Working Here:
🌈 Be part of a supportive, enthusiastic team that values every member.
🌍 Enjoy the flexibility of hybrid working.
πŸŽ‰ Work with a diverse range of clients and grow professionally.
πŸ“š Access continuous development opportunities to keep you at the top of your game.
πŸ’° Profit share scheme – share in the success you help create.
πŸ•’ Flexible working – work the way that suits you best.
πŸ–οΈ Unlimited paid holiday – because work-life balance matters.
πŸ’Ό Company pension – secure your future while you work on ours.

πŸ“§ To Apply: Please email your C.V. to [email protected]

Kindly note that all applicants must be resident in the UK currently, with relevant UK work experience. We are unable to offer sponsorships.