Administrator – Payroll Team Administrative Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P5068
  • Date Posted: 3 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £21,568 to £22,838
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Administrator / Payroll Team Administrative Assistant who has good numerical, communication, customer service and administration skills is required by Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: £21,568 to £22,838 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years’ service), Contributory Pension Plan, Flexible Benefits (includes: Gym Membership, Travel Insurance, Healthcare and Hospital Treatment Plan, Dental Insurance, Additional Life Assurance, Health Screening, Buying and Selling Annual Leave (up to 3 days), Cashback on Salary (up to 2% of salary equivalent)), Retail Discount and Cashback Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Enhanced Occupational Sick, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay above statutory minimum, Childcare Vouchers and Eye Care Vouchers

 

LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 Hours per Week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS: You must be an intermediate Microsoft Excel User and comfortable working with numbers.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Administrator / Payroll Team Administrative Assistant (officially known within the business as a Payroll Administrator) who has good numerical, communication, customer service and administration skills.

Working as the Administrator / Payroll Team Administrative Assistant you will assist the team to ensure the payroll function is run accurately and on time for all UK employees.

As the Administrator / Payroll Team Administrative Assistant, you will also deliver a high standard of customer service when answering queries, offering advice and providing guidance to employees at all levels within the organisation.

As a successful candidate, you will have an exciting opportunity to work in a growing and fulfilling environment where your efforts will be greatly appreciated by Guide Dogs and the thousands of people they help.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Administrator / Payroll Team Administrative Assistant:

  • Assist the payroll team to ensure that the payroll function is run accurately and on time for all UK employees (circa 1500 employees)
  • Authorise, audit and process all monthly changes, payments and deductions submitted to payroll, from Line Managers and external third parties ensuring that they meet current legislation within agreed SLA’s
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external parties, including HMRC, Finance and other governing bodies
  • Support Payroll Team with quarterly and year-end procedures, including P11ds and P60s, ensuring that these are accurate and submitted in a timely manner to avoid penalties being imposed
  • Constantly review and amend the payroll processes and advise where changes are needed
  • Ensure that the payroll remains audit compliant
  • Help and support the Payroll Manager where necessary in ad hoc project work
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service when answering queries and offering advice and guidance to employees at all levels of the organisation

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deal with all levels of employee
  • You will need to be adaptable and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working under pressure using own initiative and as a team player
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent IT skills (including intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel)
  • Has a flair for working with numbers        
  • Initiative and interest in Maths       
  • GCSE in Maths and English at grade C or equivalent
  • Any basic payroll knowledge would be highly desirable
  • Comfortable with dogs in the workplace / office
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P5068

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