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Payroll Officer (Remote)


Salary Package: Up to £14.03 per hour
Location: Watford, England
Consultant: Nitish Soni
Posted: 03/07/2024


Berry Recruitment are currently seeking a Payroll Officer for our client based in Watford. As a Payroll Officer, you will be contributing to the accurate processing of their monthly payroll and ensuring the financial operations are running smoothly.

Pay rate of the Payroll Officer: £14.03 per hour

Working hours of the Payroll Officer: Monday – Friday (9am-5pm). This is a remote-based position. On the rare occasion, you would be required to travel to their Head Office based in Watford.


  • Manage the payroll database for accurate salary processing and statutory updates.

  • Process statutory payments, deductions, and ensure pension contribution accuracy.

  • Communicate professionally with internal/external stakeholders, maintaining audit trails.

  • Apply internal controls, resolve over-payment incidents, and ensure TUPE adherence.

  • Participate in HR testing, handle non-standard payments, and assist in reconciliation routines.


  • CIPP national payroll certificate or equivalent experience.

  • Previous financial environment experience.

  • Methodical approach with strong communication and analytical skills.

  • Experience using iTrent and/or Oracle

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft packages, especially Excel.

  • Strong team player with time management skills.

  • Basic DBS required.

If you are interested, please do not hesitate to apply online!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.