Payroll Assistant

PSi Talent
09 Jul 2024
06 Aug 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll Assistant (6 months contract)

The Payroll Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Payroll Department in processing payroll accurately and on time. This role requires a high level of attention to detail, strong organisational skills, and the ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality. The Payroll Assistant will collaborate with various departments to ensure all payroll-related tasks are completed efficiently.

Payroll Assistant's Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and processing of bi-weekly/monthly payroll for all employees.
  • Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • Update payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Prepare and distribute payroll reports as required.
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
  • Provide payroll information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Prepare and submit reports with payroll information to the management team.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Assist with payroll audits and other compliance-related activities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Payroll Assistant's Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Payroll Assistant, Payroll Clerk, or similar role.
  • Familiarity with payroll software (e.g., SAGE 50 or similar).
  • Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations affecting payroll.

Payroll Assistant's Hours of work and Benefits

  • Mon to Fri 8AM to 4PM
  • 25k (DOE)
  • 28 days holidays (pro rota)

Please note this position is a 6 month contract

We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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