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Payroll Officer

Sapphire Utility Solutions are looking for an experienced Payroll Officer to join the department that process Payroll for staff of over 1000 employees.

This Position is working 37.5 hours a week. Flexibility on start time and finish time.

Monday – Friday

We believe in looking after the people who power our business. That’s why we give everyone who joins access to Perkbox. It’s part of our commitment to look after you beyond just the pay packet.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • Easy to follow videos for everything from yoga exercises, to strength training and HIIT workouts
  • Mindfulness, meditation and sleep resources, available on all your devices
  • Guides to help with everything from anxiety to stopping smoking

Job details

Location: Preston
Working Hours: 40
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
About the role:
  • Processing the payroll for weekly and monthly payroll, taking ownership of the whole process from start to finish
  • Calculating salaries, tax and social security withholdings
  • Administration of processing new employees and terminations
  • Processing electronic timesheets and the functionality of the electronic timesheet process
  • Managing and recording absences, annual leave, sick leave
  • Addressing all payroll queries quickly resolving and helping employees at every stage
  • Resolving any discrepancies in payments as a matter of urgency
  • Calculating monthly attendance records for employees
  • Maintaining and updating all employee records
  • Communicating with both employees and managers over the phone and face to face
Skills and experience:
  • Previous experience as a Payroll Officer or Assistant is essential
  • Excellent data entry and data cleaning
  • Knowledge of payroll legislation and procedures relating to salary deductions
  • Capacity to keep track of numerous ongoing tasks
  • Excellent Excel Skills

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