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Payroll Officer

Job description

Payroll Officer

Salary – circa £25,000 + 

Based in Duxbury Park, Chorley.

(Hybrid Working available after training)

Reporting to the Finance Director


An exciting opportunity has arisen in Glendale, we are seeking a dynamic forward thinking individual with an investigative mind and attention to detail to join our team.

We provide a payroll processing, auditing and system advisory service to all levels of management, administrators and employees within the Company. Glendale is a leading provider of Green Services to public and private sector clients and employs approx 1,000 people at sites throughout the UK. 

The role will include all aspects of computerised payroll processing including but not limited to:

  • Liaising and resolving data input errors with contract managers / administrators.

  • Checking data input to ensure accuracy and limitations fall within the company policies

  • Ensuring the payrolls are accurate and paid in a timely manner as per each individual company requirement.

  • Administration of Auto enrolment and other company pensions.

  • Providing reports for directors

  • Providing help desk service to employees to register/sign in to the Self Service Portal

  • Ensure all payroll-related administration is actioned in a timely manner e.g. Earnings enquiries, DWP documentation and mortgage applications.

  • Administration of employee deductions and payments /documentation to the relevant bodies, i.e. Child Support Agency, Community Tax, etc.

  • Adhere to the company audit procedure.

  • Ensuring all filing generated is filed in the appropriate location.

  • Assisting with continuous development of the Payroll systems and processes.

  • Completing operational training as required.

  • Complying with all statutory requirements, company policies and standard procedures.

  • Working collaboratively with the HR and Finance teams.

  • Ensuring data protection and confidentiality is maintained at all times.

  • Reconciliation of  Pensions, third party payments and PAYE each month 

  • To undertake other duties as may reasonably be required.

  • Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Candidates should possess excellent communication and numeracy skills along with the ability to work within tight deadlines and to set procedures. Diplomacy, confidentiality and a customer-facing approach are  essential. Skills and qualifications gained in a similar payroll environment are desirable 

A sound knowledge of People XD or other computerised payroll systems would be an advantage, as would a good working knowledge of Auto enrolment and /or LGPS pension scheme. Suitable candidates should be adept with working with various software packages including google Chrome.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Incremental holiday allowance

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Training and development

If you are interested in applying for this role, please do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment, as interviews will be held throughout the process. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days of the closing date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Glendale are proud to be Equal Opportunity employers and are committed to inclusion and diversity.