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​Payroll Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Business Support & HR

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

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  • Contact phone:

    02920 797920

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Payroll Officer




Monday- Friday (37 hours)


Our client is looking for a Payroll Officer to join them.

Job purpose:

To support the Payroll Services Manager in ensuring prompt and efficient processing of all pay related transactions and returns including pension contributions and other employment related payments


  • To ensure the accurate and timely payment of all salaries, overtime, expenses and allowances in accordance with Force policies and also Police and Staff regulations

  • To liaise with and provide payroll related support to Pension Hub colleagues, as appropriate, on pension related issues affecting the Force

  • To ensure the delivery of a prompt friendly and effective customer support service in line with agreed standards of service.

  • To provide financial advice and guidance to Officers and Staff with respect to payroll related entitlements including salaries, allowances, enhancements, expenses claims, salary deductions and pension contributions.

  • To ensure appropriate audit trails and financial records are maintained at all times.

  • To scrutinise audit and review payments made through the Forces Payroll to ensure accuracy, appropriateness and value for money.This will include the pro-active validation and verification of payroll transactions, trend analysis and exception reporting

  • To work alongside colleagues from the HR and Finance departments to ensure high levels of data integrity and accuracy are maintained and accurate supporting payroll information is provided for internal and external reporting

  • To undertake training and familiarisation throughout the Force with respect to payroll processes and the claiming of entitlements and expenses

  • Supervision of Payroll Administration staff with respect to payroll transactions and other processes which integrate with Payroll.

  • Liaising with external agencies and external Government organisations including; Department of Work and Pensions, HMRC, Pension Service Providers, National Statistics Office, Audit Wales.

  • Prepare and re-charge Seconded Officer salary costs in an accurate and timely manner ensuring financial procedure are followed.