Payroll Administrator

Scrutton Bland is a leading provider of professional advice to both business and private clients. We believe in offering clear, professional advice and in finding the most effective solution to meet the individual needs of our clients. From our offices in Ipswich, Cambridge, Colchester and Diss we work with clients throughout the UK and beyond.

Our team of experienced specialists provide accountancy, tax, audit and insurance, to owner-managed companies, corporate operations and private individuals.

Due to expansion we are looking to appoint an efficient Payroll Administrator. The role will be based at our Ipswich office on a part-time basis of a minimum of 22.5 hours per week, with the potential to offer the successful candidate additional hours during particular busy periods.

You will have the ability to process multiple payrolls so being able to prioritise is a must, along with a high attention to detail. The department processes high volumes of payrolls for a varying number of clients, so being able to remain calm under pressure is key.

What you will do:

  • Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll runs under the supervision of the Payroll Manager
  • Collating information from clients in various forms
  • Using Payroll SAGE software
  • On-line client banking
  • Processing advised changes including tax code, bonus, pay rate by agreed cut off dates
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients, their employees, and relevant authorities
  • Administering pension auto-enrolment
  • Calculating holiday pay, SMP, SSP, SPP
  • Processing starters and leavers
  • Loading BACS payments
  • End of month and year end submissions
  • Completion of P45 and P60s
  • Processing all reports including the submission to HMRC
  • Issuing payslips to employees and a breakdown summary to each client

The successful candidate must be computer literate, ideally with experience of the SAGE Payroll software. Candidates must also be familiar with current legislation and be able to work under tight deadlines.

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