Job Description

  • Job Reference:46605LH_1706205327

  • Job Type: Temporary

  • Job Industry: Central Government

  • Contact Name: Lois Holness

  • Job Location: South-yorkshire

  • Job Title: Payroll Clerk

  • Job Salary: £11 - £12 Per Hour

Job Start Date: ASAP

Payroll temp contract until September

Payroll clerk position

Vetting will be necessary to move forward in the process

Payroll Processing

Responsible for carrying out all variation inputs to employee records in the Oracle system for Payroll and Pensions for four payrolls specifically for voluntary deductions, change of bank details, student loans and tax codes.

Setting up new Pensioners, change of personal details. Quality checking data input into the Oracle System in relation to Pay

Overtime, Mileage, Allowances and Expenses

Responsible for the administration of employee mileage, allowance and expenses in line with legislation and force policy.

Responsible for the administration of Staff overtime and time-off; ensuring all overtime receives by the deadlines is checked, coded and entered into the relevant pay period.

Payroll Reconciliations

* Ensure all reporting to third party voluntary deductions is complete each month.
* Preparing the Vouchers and Pro-forma invoices to discharge the force liability and ensuring the necessary authorisation is applied.

Advice and Guidance

* Deal with telephone calls, emails and queries from staff and managers.
* Offer guidance on Regulations, Staff Council Handbook and Force Policy in relation to the impact on pay for allowances, overtime and expenses.
* Develop a working relationship with the Payroll Officers, HR, Pension, South Yorkshire Local Government Pensions and third party stakeholders.
* Contribute to the Payroll Procedure and ERP Payroll Systems manuals; ensure payroll processes’ are applied in accordance with financial regulations and instruction.
* Deliver and take part in Overtime, Mileage and Expenses training when required.


* Liaising with the Systems Admin team on matters relating to pay.
* Take an active role in User Acceptance Testing programmes to ensure Oracle systems upgrades and legislative patches are applied correctly.
* Taking an active role in assisting the Snr Payroll Officer with system problem solving.
* Play an active role in payroll projects for all new payroll system implementations, all payroll system upgrades.

Ad Hoc

* Assist with the completion of internal and external audit reviews.
* Assist with the maintenance of the Corporate Finance Payroll intranet page.
* Deal with ad hoc requests for payroll data, which will include investigation, analysis and Freedom of Information requests.
* Ensure all filing is stored and disposed of in accordance with force policy.



Personal Details


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