Payroll Assistant – FTC

Happy Days Support Centre is recruiting for a Payroll Assistant, initially on a six-month fixed term contract basis, to support our payroll function. Experience of working in a payroll department, and using Sage Payroll, is essential.

Your roles and responsibilities as Payroll Assistant would include:

  • Assist with payroll processing from timesheets and other source documentation
  • Set up new starters accurately on the payroll information system
  • Maintain records of, and generate reports on, absences (sickness, holidays etc.)
  • Prepare statutory documentation such as P45s & P60s
  • Manage and escalate inbound payroll queries
  • Liaise with Nursery Managers regarding missing and/or inaccurate information and the timely completion of required tasks
  • Prepare monthly summary payroll reports
  • Send pension letters, P45’s and other payroll-related emails, letters and information

Our rewards & benefits include:

  • £26,000 per annum
  • Continuing professional development
  • Discounted childcare – 50%
  • Closed between Christmas / New Year and each Bank Holiday
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Auto enrolment pension contributions (People’s Pension)

Our teams, whether in our nurseries or our support centre SHINE, they ensure we are delivering outstanding childcare to every child in our settings every day, this helps to make Happy Days a great place to work. By ensuring we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues, who are representative of the communities within which our nurseries sits gives us the best opportunity to continue to deliver outstanding childcare

 “Happy Days Nurseries are committed to the safety and wellbeing of the children in our care, as such the successful post holder will be required to undergo a robust vetting process, including an enhanced DBS Check and Reference History Checks”

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