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Payroll Officer

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Position description


Human Resources - Payroll Administrator

Position title

Payroll Officer


Permanent Contract


RJF21–03 Payroll Officer

Staff position - Norwich

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work as part of our wider HR team based in Norwich and shall report directly to the PUK HR Manager.

Perenco UK operates across a range of sites both on and offshore across the UK. The successful candidate will be integral to oversee the monthly payroll processing for approximately 600 staff and secondee payroll.

Key responsibilities include:

• Oversee the monthly payroll processing of Perenco UK
• Become an expert on the variable payments available for each type of contract
• Guarantee the accurate and timely delivery of the payroll for approx. 800 EEs in the UK
• Ensure compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations
• Incorporate flexible benefits in the UK payroll
• Supervise absence records management and annual reconciliation
• Ensure that correct payments, reports and returns are made to HMRC, pension providers and other statutory bodies
• Prepare P11Ds and P60s
• Manage Month End and Year End procedures, including HMRC reconciliation
• Supervise, coach and mentor the payroll team
• Liaise with auditors and manage payroll tax audits
• Work in collaboration with the Human Resources (HR) and accounting teams
• Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
• Facilitate pension management
• Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions via all communication methods
• Implement new procedures and processes to assist the development and efficiency of the payroll function
• Map and update all payroll procedures in the payroll guide
• Work with the HR Manager and HR team on improvements to processes
• Manage overall development of the HR payroll software, ensuring it continues to meet the evolving needs of the business
• To act as the Company Pensions Representative in all matters pertaining to the Company pension scheme (Aegon Master Trust), attending quarterly trustee meetings.

• Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role
• CIPP qualified or equivalent
• Experience of running the end to end payroll function
• Experience of reconciling and processing all month/Year end returns including HMRC submissions
• Excellent working knowledge of Statutory requirements, PAYE deductions, SSP, Student Loans and other scheme.
• Excellent IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
• Ability to undertake manual payroll calculations
• Experience of Expats (in the UK) payroll/modified payroll
• Experience of pension schemes, including master trusts

• Civica/Carval payroll software
• Experience of Pension management
• Experience of the payroll banking process

Salary range


Position localisation

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom, Norwich


3 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park, Norwich, England, NR7 OHR

Candidate criteria

Education level


Experience level

4 to 10 years

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