Senior Payroll Assistant

Location

Stirling, UK

Job Type

Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities

This role could be based at our site in Stirling OR Glasgow and travel between both sites might be required.

Role Description

The role of a Senior Payroll Specialist is to undertake all elements of payroll; from accurately inputting data, processing, HMRC and pension submissions and notifications, payroll reconciliation and BACS processing.

You will be required to process, administer and ultimately deliver all elements of payroll whilst liaising with the HR department to ensure the information provided is accurate. You will also have extensive knowledge of payroll processes and procedures, and will assist with providing payroll related advice, guidance and support to all employees and managers.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Administers and runs monthly payroll in accordance with operating procedures and deadlines ensuring that payroll is processed efficiently, effectively, accurately and are paid on time working to strict deadlines
  • Ensures starters and leavers are processed correctly and in a timely manner, and that all manual adjustments for other items are processed correctly;
  • Maintenance of all pension records in line with the regulations set out by the Pension scheme and auto enrolment rules. Process payments and statutory/voluntary deductions in accordance with internal procedures
  • Ensure pension contributions are loaded to Aegon Smartenrol and contributions paid within monthly deadlines
  • Complete and return, payroll data to other third party organisations like HMRC, pension providers, courts and Child Support Agency
  • Accurately process Company Sick Pay, Company Maternity Pay, SPP, ShPP, SAP
  • Manually calculate and perform over-written adjustments needing made to pay and benefits
  • Is responsible for accurately completing year end processes and submissions including P11D’s
  • Meeting strict deadlines set by HMRC
  • Providing payroll related advice, guidance and support to all employees and managers
  • Deal with any employee payroll queries
  • Oversee benefits administration, ensuring full understanding of benefit entitlements and how these are managed and reported, which include but are not limited to BUPA, life assurance.
  • Process Non-UK payroll
  • Ensures and maintains strict confidentiality over employee data and information, ensuring full compliance with GDPR
  • Reviews and develops the payroll processes, procedures and systems
  • Accurate and up to date knowledge of employment law in respect of payroll pension processing and payroll best practice
  • Extensive experience with the operation and calculation of SSP, SMP, SPP, ShPP and SAP, CSA and court orders and HMRC regulations
  • Working knowledge of RTI and Auto Enrolment

Required Experience

About You:

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive experience working as a payroll professional within a busy and effective payroll / finance / HR department
  • Working knowledge of RTI and Auto Enrolment
  • Previous experience of computerised payroll processing, payroll laws and regulations
  • Possess a basic knowledge of Benefit structure and taxation implications (pension, PMI, Life Assurance childcare vouchers, salary sacrifice and GAYE)
  • Excellent systems experience including proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Intermediate level such as pivot tables and v look ups), Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Good working knowledge of computerised payroll systems
  • Demonstrated mathematical and analytical knowledge the ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem
  • Extensive experience with the operation and calculation of SSP, SMP, SPP and SAP, CSA and Court Orders
  • Experience in dealing with third parties such as the DWP, HMRC and Courts
  • Accurate and up to date knowledge of employment law in respect of payroll pension processing and payroll best practice
  • Experience in processing pension deductions and dealing with pension providers
  • A great communicator and able to build and maintain internal and external relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Able to communicate information and ideas (written or orally) in a clear, concise manner
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, and preserves in order to achieve results and meet deadlines

Desirable Skills: 

  • CIPP Diploma in Payroll
  • Experience of using ADP payroll system
  • Previous experience in processing Non-UK Payroll

At LumiraDx, diversity and inclusion are part of who we are. LumiraDx is committed to inclusion across race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or identity. We celebrate uniqueness and believe diversity drives innovation. LumiraDx seeks to deliver high quality, affordable medical diagnostics and healthcare services accessible to everyone around the world, and we wish to reflect a global multi-cultural approach across our business

Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you are an internal candidate, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks.

Criminal records data is processed as part of our recruitment and selection processes and, where necessary, in the course of employment, we verify that candidates are suitable for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject.

LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security. All staff are responsible for information security and therefore must understand and comply with the Company information security policies, procedures and guidance.

 

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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.