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Payroll Officer

Job posted by: Natalie Morgan

HRGO are seeking an experienced Payroll Officer for their client in Hythe. They are looking for someone to join their busy Finance and HR team. The Payroll Officer will work closely with the HR Manager, Operational Managers and the Finance Team to ensure all employees are paid on time and accurately.

The Payroll Officer will be responsible for providing a professional and responsive payroll service to stakeholders. Working to support the HR Manager, the successful candidate will need to be proactive and confident in creating and implementing a defined service level agreement and setting out written policies and procedures for communication to employees.

The main duties include:

  • Administration & payment of monthly salaries for 6 payrolls plus 1 TRONC payroll, circa 550 employees in total

  • Manage and coordinate end-to-end payroll processes to ensure compliance with the company's policies, procedures, and processes

  • Communicate monthly payroll dates to General Managers, Head Chef and Operational Managers

  • Assist the Management team with ad hoc requests, such as transferring employees from one company to another, providing access to the system, re-hiring employees, creating monthly accrued holiday reports, among others

  • Assist the Finance Team preparing the weekly staff costs reports and further analysis when required, including Staffing and Payroll KPI reports to managers

  • Process statutory and staff purchase payments, as well as liaise with HR regarding deductions for staff benefits such as health cover and Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Prepare monthly pension uploads and administration including reporting starter and leaver information to pensions providers, managing Opt-In, Opt-Out

  • Preparation of associated records and returns for PAYE, NI, SSP, Pension, & other deductions

  • Preparation of monthly payroll journals

  • Reconciliation of control accounts. Identifying variances and implement corrective action

  • To complete and submit monthly and annual Surveys of Hours and Earnings issued by the Office for National Statistics

  • Support the HR department, when necessary, in areas of recruitment, pay reviews, employee correspondence, assessing and grading Job Descriptions in line with company policies and employee onboarding


  • Experience of running a large, computerised payroll

  • Demonstrated experience with Time & Attendance systems

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook skills (including manipulation of Xlookup/Vlookup formulas)

  • Previous experience or understanding of hospitality and TRONC rules desirable

  • Experience with Mitrefinch (TMS, Flexipay, HR Manager) desirable

Benefits include, 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, additional holiday and a Health Cash back plan based on Length of Service, a Cycle to work scheme and more …..

This is a part time position, working 30 hours per week. This an excellent opportunity to work with a successful and well-established business. If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply with an up-to-date CV. If you have not been contacted within a week, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time.

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