Payroll Assistant


Payroll Assistant
Southampton, Remote | Initial 3 Month Contract | £15.81ph Umbrella | Full-Time |

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Assistant to join a local authority in Southampton to support the Payroll & Pensions function.

This role will see you completing the following;



  • To undertake complex payroll/pension processes including input to systems and maintaining the employee record.

  • To deal with complex payroll/pensions and administrative queries whilst providing appropriate advice to the customer in a timely manner

  • To provide administration support for post recruitment activities including DBS processing

  • Provide support to maintain accurate pay scales, allowance tables and LGPS pension links.

  • To provide advice on pay related tax and insurance issues

  • To provide advice on specific payroll related queries, such as maternity and absence

  • To process and administer the more complex benefits schemes including Pensions administration

  • To administer job evaluation changes and complete the necessary input and documentation.

  • To assist with HR/Payroll related projects as required

  • To ensure all procedures and processes comply with employment policies, data protection, legislation, equality and diversity issues and best practice.

  • Answer phones and emails

  • To actively participate in a culture of continuous improvement/ change within and across the teams, seeking to improve services, performance, data and stakeholder feedback.

  • To maintain accurate and objective records of all HR activity and interventions, in accordance with agreed procedures and practice



The Postholder



  • Experience working within a busy HR/Payroll function

  • Good understanding of payroll processes and HR best practice in relation to payroll

  • Background within a local authority, government organisation beneficial




Wish to Apply?
Get in contact with Anna at STR Group Services, by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today!
Email: acurtis@strgroup.co.uk
Tel: 02392 315 073
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strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: £15.00 - £15.81 per hour
  • Location: Southampton, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Human_Resources
  • Recruiter: STR Group Limited
  • Contact: Anna Curtis
  • Tel: 02392 315 073
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  • Posted: 2022-05-12 08:32:54 -

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