Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Payroll Officer


Reference: EE0065

Type: Contract

Heyland Recruitment are currently working with our well-established client based in Daresbury, there is a need to bring on an Payroll Officer to their finance team on a contract basis. The successful candidate will be report into the Payroll Manager, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your already existing payroll skills.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • All aspects of payroll, including processing statutory payments and starters and leavers
  • Ensuring accurate and prompt payment of salaries
  • Pension administration and processing
  • Producing standard and ad hoc reports
  • Handling payroll queries
  • Manual calculations
  • Administering Company Benefits
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • End of Year administration and processing
  • Keeping up to date with current government legislation relating to all aspects of the payroll
  • Meeting strict and changing deadlines
  • Updating and maintaining records
  • HMRC Administration and payments ensuring all information is sent and processed according to HMRC deadlines
  • Providing confirmation of earnings to external organisations
  • Providing management information each month end
  • Reconciling month end, year to date submissions
  • Updating and maintaining a variety of systems, including in house software packages and MS Office


Key Skills and Attributes

  • Works well in and out of team
  • Computer Literate
  • A minimum of 2 years of Payroll experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work accurately to tight deadlines
  • A flexible approach 
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Comfortable working with processes and procedures


If you feel you have the relevant skills mentioned then please apply to be considered for the shortlist.


Type: Contract

Salary: Competitive salary

Location: Daresbury