Payroll Officer

21999.00 - 21999.00 GBP Annual + GBP21999/annum
06 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Adecco are recruiting for a Payroll Officer for a well known establishment in Winsford on an Interim basis. This role is full time, Monday–Friday in normal office hours with a pay rate of GBP11.40 per hour (GBP21,999 per annum).


To provide an excellent, customer focused payroll function in support of the strategic objectives of the Multi Force Shared Service to deliver key performance indicators as per the service level agreement with the participatory forces. To perform tests on a new system in order to ensure that it is running efficiently and effectively.


1.Ensure that all police employee salaries, allowances and deductions are accurately processed within set timescales.

2.Respond professionally and with discretion to direct payroll queries, providing help and support, taking ownership of the issue where necessary.

3.Process payrolls on published pay run dates. Liaise with Logica to obtain output from payroll runs (ready for validation).

4. Coordinate all aspects of the payroll and pensions service, including reporting, reconciliations and BACS payments, ensuring that the MFSS participating Forces meet all statutory requirements for NI, Tax and Statutory Pay (SSP, SMP, SPP and SAP)

4.Supervise the Payroll Officers in the absence of the HR and Payroll Manager, including delegation of tasks, monitoring workloads and supporting and training staff on new work procedures.

5.Liaise with MFSS HR and Retained HR staff to resolve queries on information received to process on payroll.

6.Liaise with Duty Planning to resolve Overtime queries from Crown DMS.

7.Maintain excellent relationships with 3rd party service providers in relation to the full range of pay deductions.

8.Monitor and assess expense claims for legitimacy and accuracy, reject claims where necessary and keep a record of those rejected.

9.Responsibility for the payroll system, including system enhancement, updates, upgrades, ensuring that all functionality is appropriately tested and faults are reported in accordance with agreed procedures.

10.Monitor Key performance Indicators as agreed between the MFSS and the Participatory forces served.

11.Undertake any other responsible duties, including help and cover, considered by the HR and Payroll Manager to be within the scope of the post.

12.Liaise with pension providers with regard to officer and police staff pension entitlements. This includes completing pension certificates for all leavers, pension estimates for retiring individuals.

13.Provide resilience cover for the Payroll Officers (Validation & Reconciliation) duties in their absence.

14.Maintain payroll system, i.e. Pensions Uplifts, Pay Scale changes, mileage rate changes, changes to rate of certain allowances.

15.Produce standard and ad hoc reports for the MFSS, in consultation with the data reporting team and retained Finance function.

16. Responsibility for the completion of Year End Transactions, including Inland Revenue Forms such as P60's, P35's, P14's and P11d's and Class N1 1A forms.


1.Qualification – qualified to CIPP Team management for Payroll or substantial relevant payroll experience commensurate to this level of qualification.

2.Experience of working with a complex payroll and pension system in a large organisation, including input preparation and report writing

3.Experience of working in a customer focused environment.

4.Experience of dealing with confidential information.

5.Sound working knowledge of payroll, tax, pension and employment law.

6.Ability to work under pressure and prioritise conflicting tasks for self and team in order to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.

7.Ability to demonstrate continuous professional development and to contribute to continuous service improvement.

8.High degree of accuracy and attention to detail with excellent numeracy skills.

9.Good verbal communication skills with the ability to explain complex information clearly and simply and to engage and influence people positively.

In order to be considered for the role, please either apply directly to the advert, or contact Amy at Adecco on (Apply online only).

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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