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Payroll Assistant - Chorley, Lancashire

Parkwood Leisure, Lex Leisure and Legacy Leisure
Chorley, Lancashire
Circa £24,000 per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

Payroll Assistant - Chorley, Lancashire

Salary: Circa £24,000 per annum

This is an exciting time to join our team, as we have now implemented a new payroll / HR system. The Group employs approx 4,000 people at sites throughout the UK. This position is not a traditional payroll processing role, as you will be providing a payroll checking and advisory service to all levels of management, and employees within the company.

You will have at least 2 years’ experience in a payroll related role, with an excellent understanding of payroll statutory obligations. You will 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.

What can we offer you?

  • Hybrid working
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • 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
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Job Overview

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 Group payrolls are accurate and paid in a timely manner as per each individual company requirement.
  • Administration of Auto enrolment and other company pensions.
  • 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.
  • Complying with all statutory requirements, company policies and standard procedures.
  • Ensuring data protection and confidentiality is always maintained.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter with details of your current remuneration via email by clicking 'Apply'.

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.

The Parkwood Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity employers and are committed to inclusion and diversity.

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