Payroll Assistant - 12 month FTC

  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • Full-time
  • Division: Corporate
  • Location: Milton Keynes

Company Description

We’re changing it up 

We’re on a mission to build the UK’s finest digital infrastructure and unleash Britain’s potential. Together, we’re achieving incredible things. We may have big ambitions, but we never lose sight of what matters. That’s why we’ve created an open, inclusive environment where people can be themselves, where wellbeing and mental health come first, where we take a flexible approach to working, and where everyone has the chance to pursue their passions, keep learning and grow their careers. We’re changing up Britain and we’re changing up the workplace with better rewards, more opportunities to grow and the chance to make a difference to communities across the UK.  

A rewarding career  

We’re passionate about our work and we’re passionate about our people too. With a salary of up to £35,350 depending on experience, when you join the CityFibre family you’ll also enjoy benefits like 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare. 

How can you change it up? 

At CityFibre our rapid network rollout has meant we needed the people to make those plans become reality. Over the last 2 years, headcount has grown five-fold and will expect that will continue as we scale. Therefore we now need to add an Assistant to our Payroll team to assist the Payroll Manager with the day-to-day running of payroll.

You will be processing and collating payroll data, assisting with end of month payroll reconciliations. One of your main responsibilities will be processing and liaising with accounts payable regarding payment, creating ad-hoc reports when they are requested. You are also expected to prepare and maintain accurate reports of payroll transactions in a timely matter. Some of your other duties will include: 

  • Analysing pensions monthly
  • Managing our healthcare provider portal and membership list
  • Collaborating with the human resources department to maintain employee data
  • Resolving issues employees have with payslips and other payroll matters and any discrepancies that may arise
  • Coordinating payroll approvals and funding instructions 
  • Replying to government correspondences, and verifying employment for international entities

What will you bring to the role?

We are looking for a motivated candidate who can use their initiative to work and make decisions. Ideally, you will have experience dealing with payroll providers and know payroll compliance/legislation regulations.

In addition to this, you must have strong analytical and numerical skills. It is also ideal that you can work under pressure, prioritising workload so that you can meet deadlines. You should also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, allowing you to communicate the relevant information effectively to all levels of the organisation. In addition to this, you will also need:  

  • 5 or more GCSEs or equivalent
  • Strong Excel experience (Vlook Up and pivot table essential)
  • Be able to execute, and proactively follow up
  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail at all times

Our unique culture  

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity, we believe everyone has a voice and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. Even though we come from different backgrounds and do different jobs, we’re united by The CityFibre Way - our unique code of behaviours that inspires how we think, act and work. We back each other, think smart and act fast, and we’re passionate about giving it our best to build a legacy together.  

Ready to start changing it up? Join the CityFibre family today.

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Additional Information

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.

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