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Payroll Clerk (Police)

  • Job reference: RG/284
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Payroll Clerk to work on a Fixed Term Contract, based at Hindlip Hall, Worcester.

The main purpose of the role is to support the Senior Payroll Clerk to ensure the effective day to day operation of the West Mercia Police payrolls to ensure that individuals are paid correctly and on time.

Main Responsibilities:

-Directly input changes within deadlines to standing data in the payroll system on receipt of appropriately authorised notification of a change, for example starters, leavers payroll variations and HMRC tax code notifications.
-Directly validate and input variable data within deadlines from another source for example through self service or third party software, for example overtime, expenses, allowances and mileage.
-Ensure that less frequent tasks are completed accurately and on time, for example annual increases arising from increments, pay awards, payment of compensatory grant.
-Operate a series on internal controls, both pre and post data entry, to ensure the payroll is accurate and complete this will include periodic checks of standing data.
-Carryout routine and non-routine manual pay calculations and adjustments to payroll calculations, which are outside the functionality of the payroll systems.
-Action, on the payroll system, official notifications from other organisations for example the HMRC, LGPS Administrator or a body to which a third party deduction is paid.

Essential Experience:

-NVQ level 3 or studying for AAT.
-A basic understanding of Police regulations, Police Staff T&Cs, HMRC PAYE tax rules and payroll service standards.
-Significant experience of working in a payroll office providing customer focused service.

Candidates will be required as part of West Mercia Police recruitment process to successfully complete vetting and credit checks, therefore must have resided in the UK for at least the last 5 years.

Please Note: The closing date for this role is Thursday 5th March 2020.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Becci on 01772 208962 or