Payroll and Benefits Assistant

Zoek Pin Newton Abbot, Devon, England

22000.0000 - 24000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

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Since the 1970s, the Midas Group has been trusted to deliver a diverse range of projects, including refurbishments & fit outs, construction projects, interior & retail schemes as well as property development and energy solutions, across a variety of sectors.

Our vision 'Leaders in Customer Service and Performance', is achieved by staying in touch with what sets us apart: Our People, Our Partnerships and Our Performance. As a business, we are guided by four accountable behaviours, and commitment to our customers and each other:

  • Positive relationships
  • Delivery Excellence
  • Productivity and efficiency
  • Maximising potential

The purpose of the role is to assist the Payroll & Benefits Team in timely and accurate completion of all aspects of the Payroll and Benefits function, including all associated administration and documentation to a high standard.

This is a full time role at hours per week (Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5pm)

Weekly payroll:

  • Collate and process weekly time sheets
  • Data entry of working hours onto payroll system
  • Calculation of SSP/WRA sick pay
  • Deduction of CSA/Court Orders etc
  • Process P45/P46/Tax Code notifications
  • Set up of BACS payments
  • Print and issue payslips
  • Finalising payroll process
  • Process leavers

Monthly Payroll:

  • Issuing salary allocations
  • Entering Salary allocations onto payroll system
  • Salary allocation queries


  • Processing monthly mileage Claims:
  • Check all claims are correct and query as necessary
  • Process claims
  • Add up fuel receipts
  • Input receipts onto spread sheet
  • Driving licence checks
  • Hiring/Off Hiring of Vehicles


  • Opening and distributing post daily
  • Issue of relevant forms
  • Completing requests for information to external agencies, .. Child Support Agencies, HMRCetc.
  • Insert holiday records for those without access to a computer from manual holiday forms
  • Cancellation of previously booked holidays
  • Entering Insurance and MOT documents onto the system
  • Issue vouchers for VDU use and for Safety glasses
  • Updating pension/healthcare/payroll spread sheets
  • Answering the phone

Holiday/Sickness cover:

  • Covering emails
  • Assisting Payroll Manager and Payroll Assistant
  • Any other Ad Hoc duties

Core competencies of the role

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel and Word
  • Gathering and monitoring information
  • Customer service orientation
  • Results driven

Qualifications & experience required

  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload accordingly
  • High accuracy levels and attention to detail
  • Comprehensive knowledge of job management systems and/or Microsoft Office packages
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping
  • Able to exercise discretion & high levels of confidentiality
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