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Payroll Apprentice

  • Sector: Graduate & Interns
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/11/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
As part of the Service Delivery Team within the Shared Service Centre the function of this role is to accurately input timesheets and expense data into Fircroft systems for payroll processing. You will also be required to provide excellent customer service when responding to queries from contractors and other Fircroft Departments. You will also study towards Level 3 Payroll Administrator qualification

Payroll Knowledge
* Accurately update payroll standing data as requested including reconciliations and input checks as required
* Accurately processing 100% of both manual and automated timesheet records into the payroll system within agreed SLA's and payroll timetables, achieving a first-time error rate of below 2% - and assist other team members to do the same.
* Maintain an average weekly query volume of 5 or less per week across the whole team (based on 4 weeks rolling calculation)
* Prepare and validate the payroll output file for distribution to selected payroll provider (may include on line up load to providers systems as appropriate)
* Ensuring personal compliance with All Fircroft policies and procedures
* Produce and send Payslips / remittances as appropriate along with other Statutory returns or other documentation, as appropriate

* Undertake payroll reconciliation and chase up missing timesheets prior to payroll closing
* Deliver excellent customer service to both contractors and other Fircroft departments in the processing of timesheets and expenses and dealing with related queries
* Perform input checks of data entered by other members of the team and other quality assurance checks and reconciliations as required
* Validate and upload data files returned from payroll providers, identifying and resolving any queries
* Ensure the accurate recording of and follow up on all payment errors to ensure 100% recovery either in full or by repayment plan.
* Produce ad-hoc reports and communications to contractors as required

* Demonstrate the Fircroft values and behaviors
* Assist other regions within the team where required
* Communicate with our teams within the Service Centre
* Show flexibility about other role-specific activities and/or hours outside the UK core hours when requested.

The Company:
Fircroft is a leading global provider of HR and Recruitment solutions to the Natural Resource and Engineering Sectors. With offices in 45 countries, Fircroft employs over 600 staff globally delivering services to some of the world's best known companies. Turnover currently stands at £900m, Fircroft is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned businesses based in the North West of England. Built on the foundation of outstanding brand values.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Excellent customer service skills
* Attention to detail
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Good time management and organisation skills
* Demonstrates ownership and commitment to delivering results
* Flexibility

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of manging your application.

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