+44 (0) 1480 224623

Payroll Assistant

 

Lifeplus manufactures and distributes high quality nutritional supplements direct to customers and generates new sales through referral by its independent associates.

We are an established and successful international business with great ambition and a team of enthusiastic people who are all dedicated to moving the business forward. Lifeplus Europe, as the name suggests, specifically supports customers throughout Europe and delivers our products direct to consumers throughout the region.

At Lifeplus, we follow a single guiding principle: helping people to feel good. For those looking to improve their health and lifestyle, we offer exceptional nutritional supplements, simple wellbeing advice and the opportunity to earn a supplementary income by running their own business.

 

Overall summary:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join the busy Accounts Team at Lifeplus Europe. Reporting directly to the Payroll & Benefits Manager we are looking for a candidate with previous payroll experience in a fast moving environment, who is able to maintain a “can do” attitude even when working to tight deadlines.

 

Key duties include:

  • Assist in the monthly processing of company payrolls in the UK and Netherlands.
  • Assist in the maintenance of payroll-related records including Income Tax, National Insurance, Pensions, Occupational and Statutory Sick and Maternity /Paternity Pay, Adoption leave and any other relevant payments or deductions.
  • Ensure all documentation is filed appropriately and that stored material is readily retrievable to respond to queries and for audit purposes.
  • Validate all output from the payroll process to ensure all payments/deductions are correct
  • Complete the current payroll documentation to allow the timely and accurate processing of each period’s payments through BACS.
  • Answer any payroll or benefit queries from colleagues in a professional and timely manner
  • Assist in the submission of year-end returns including production and distribution of P11D’s and associated end of year returns

 

Key competencies:

  • Must have a minimum of two year experience in payroll administration in a fast moving environment
  • Have a strong understanding of end-to-end payroll processing
  • A flexible approach essential to deal with a varied and sometimes unpredictable workload
  • Familiar with a computerised HR/Payroll system for inputting and integration purposes.
  • Can demonstrate an eye for detail and understand the importance of compliance and strong levels of governance
  • Can successfully work within a team but is also capable of working alone to deliver objectives in a timely manner
  • Able to demonstrate strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Computer literacy to work effectively with the required IT systems for Payroll Services, Microsoft Office (advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word etc).

 

Hours and Days:

  • 30 hrs per week, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility at key times of the month in response to increased workload/responsibilities

What we offer you:

  • Rewarding salary packages Contributory pension scheme of up to 6%
  • Opportunity to buy & sell holiday
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Contributory hospital and health cash plan
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Free Lifeplus nutritional and personal care products at work
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts on leading brands and retailers

 

Our customers are from all walks of life as are our colleagues and this is what makes Lifeplus a different kind of company. We all have a part to play in diversity and inclusion and we welcome everyone to be brave, be kind and be open minded because we believe you – can make a difference.

The responsibilities and attributes listed above is indicative it is not exhaustive and is not designed to limit or inhibit the way we work or how the role develops. This is intended to be a fluid document and indicates how we currently see the role.

  • Please note: The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check.
  • Please advise us in advance if you have any special requirements if you are asked to attend an interview

We are Lifeplus Europe Limited (“Lifeplus”), Lifeplus House, Little End Road, St Neots, PE19 8JH, England, T: +44 1480 224623, E: jobs@lifeplus.com. On submission of your application your CV and contact details will be collected, and retained by Lifeplus. We will process your personal information for recruitment purposes only.  Your personal information will be stored in our applicant tracking system (located in the UK), and will only be shared with other members of the Lifeplus group of companies (including those located outside of the EEA) where necessary.

Your personal information is retained for a 12 month period; when this period is over we will either delete your data or inform you that we would like to keep it on our database for future roles or suitable opportunities. Our lawful basis for retaining this information is legitimate interest. For more details on how Lifeplus treats your personal information please see the Privacy Notice https://www.careersatlp.com/privacy-cookies/ or contact us at privacy@lifeplus.com.