Payroll Officer Jobs

Payroll Officer jobs perform a vital function by ensuring that employees are paid on time and that their payslips are accurate. If inaccuracies occur, such as monetary errors or incorrect amounts of holiday pay, Payroll Officer jobs research and correct the records.

In addition Payroll Officer jobs may perform various other clerical tasks. Automated timekeeping systems that allow employees to enter the number of hours they have worked directly into a computer have eliminated much of the data entry and review by timekeepers and have elevated the job of payroll clerk. In offices that have not automated this function, however, payroll officers still perform many of the traditional job functions.

Payroll Officer jobs screen timecards for calculating, coding, or other errors. Payroll Officer jobs compute pay by subtracting allotments, including income taxes and contributions to retirement, insurance, and savings plans from gross earnings. Increasingly, computers are performing these calculations and alerting payroll clerks to problems or errors in the data.

In small organizations or for new employees whose records are not yet entered into a computer system, clerks may perform the necessary calculations manually. In some small offices, clerks or other employees in the accounting department process payroll.

Payroll Officer jobs record changes in employees' addresses; close out files when workers retire, resign, or transfer and advise employees on income tax withholding and other mandatory deductions. Payroll Officer jobs also issue and record adjustments to workers' pay due to previous errors or retroactive increases. Payroll clerks need to follow changes in tax and deduction laws, so they are aware of the most recent revisions. Finally, Payroll Officer jobs prepare and post earnings statements for employees'

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  1. Recruitment Officer

    Location: Ayrshire North

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    A rare opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Officer in the North Ayrshire area to join our clients well established business. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    We are especially keen to speak to applicants with some HR background, however the main focal point of ...

  2. Commercial Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Director/Management

    Stafffinders are currently seeking a Commercial Director with a difference who can bring something spectacular to a successful chain of businesses within the West of Scotland. Due to continued growth, our client is looking for you to play an exciting, key role within the business. This job offers you the ...

  3. Senior Recruitment Consultant - Commercial & Office Support

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Motivated…ambitious…competitive…
    All words you should use to describe yourself if you want to be considered for our Senior Recruitment Consultant opening. The job itself will be to oversee and recruit a wide range permanent Commercial & Office Support roles, where variety is very much the spice of life. So ...

  4. Senior Recruitment Consultant - Industrial & Engineering

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Motivated…ambitious…competitive…
    All words you should use to describe yourself if you want to be considered for our newly created Senior Recruitment Consultant opening. The job itself will be to oversee and recruit a wide range of Industrial, Engineering and Technical roles, where variety is very much the spice ...

  5. Hospitality Recruitment Consultant - 2019 Start!

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £22000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    Heard the one about the Chef, the Cafe Manager….and you??!
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