Payroll Administrator

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week
Division/Department: Payroll
Reporting to: Head of Payroll
Location: Head Office, Caton Road, Lancaster
Date: May 2021

Organisational Profile

The company is a well-established accountancy firm based in Lancaster providing accounting services to 2800+ clients via cloud accounting software. The company offer a high-quality service in Bookkeeping, Accounts, Payroll, VAT Returns and Tax Services as well as offering a wealth of knowledge and advice. ICS Accounting is located just off the M6 at Junction 34 making it an ideal location for commuting.

Position Summary

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual with an interest in payroll. The role will involve being responsible for the delivery of services to a portfolio of clients on the umbrella payroll solution. Tasks will include processing payroll from start to finish for a portfolio of clients, planning workload, liaising with clients and answering queries and providing an all-round service going above and beyond for clients.

Responsibilities & Duties

Inputting timesheets to our payroll software.
Raising invoices to external agencies/end clients for payment of timesheets
Customer service including dealing with payroll related queries via phone and email
Processing of statutory payments such as sick pay and parental leave
Ensure correct statutory deductions such as tax and national insurance are processed through payroll correctly
Internal reporting to Payroll Team Leader and Head of Payroll.
Liaising with agencies, end clients and employees for documents.
Processing employee expenses
Working with all departments internally to ensure the smooth running of the payroll.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

Attention to detail
To have strong communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent time-keeping with the ability to coordinate, organise and take responsibility for performance.
IT Skills with competent use of word and excel
Customer-focused
Knowledge of payroll systems and procedures

Desirable Qualifications and Skills

Undertaking CIPP training or other payroll qualifications.
Knowledge and previous experience of working within the contractor industry.
Knowledge and previous experience of umbrella payroll.
Previous experience working in a payroll department.