Payroll Officer

  • Job Reference: SFB2018
  • Date Posted: 6 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Wigan
  • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000 Per Week
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group are recruiting for a Payroll officer for an established Wigan based company. The role will be temporary with the possibility of going permanent.

Duties include:


  • Working within an established payroll team running weekly and monthly payroll, and assisting with input, reconciliation and payment
  • End-to-end processing of payroll from data entry timesheets to preparing and sending BACS and FPS
  • Reconciliation of payroll data for third parties and sending payments (i.e. Courts)
  • Reconciliation of weekly and monthly pensions and reporting
  • E-mail inbox management
  • Distribution of payslips, P45s and other documentation
  • Providing copy documentation in response to requests from employees and third parties
  • Supporting members of the payroll team with ad-hoc tasks
  • Ability to perform manual calculations for SSP, salaries, etc.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:


  • nGCSE maths and English (grade C or above)
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Basic computer skills in Word and Excel, with experience of using spreadsheets and databases
  • Experience of OpenPeople and/or OpenHr will be a considerable advantage
  • Organised and methodical approach to work
  • Good timekeeping and an ability to meet strict deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Discretion – you will handle confidential and highly sensitive information
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

If you are interested in the role send your CV to or contact Sam Burns on 0161 830 1830.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.