Company: Peterson
Skills: Payroll
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Payroll Assistant - Temporary

An opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Assistant to cover a 6 months period, reporting to the Shared Services Team Leader. The role will be responsible for ensuring that all transactions relating to payroll for employees are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

Duties include creating profiles, calculation groups, approval groups, pay agreements, pay types and assigning dimensions and validating to specific projects. Other responsibilities include importing timesheets into Dynamics AX2012; importing into Sage via Interface with Dynamics AX 2012 module and the preparation of Manual Premium and Indirect Production Cost Journals on a monthly basis.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of legislation and HMRC guidelines relating to payroll, have attained CIPP national payroll certificate or have previous payroll experience, experienced in Microsoft Office; SAGE; Dynamics AX 2012 and time-writing. Pensions experience working with RTI is desirable. Attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines is also a requirement of the role, as is a focus on delivering excellent customer service.

Summary of Daily Tasks

Create New Starts in SAGE

Process Leavers in SAGE

Apply Maternity, Paternity, Sick Pay to Employee Records

Run Weekly Payroll for Employee's

Run Pension Assessment and Postpone, Auto-Enrol, Opt-In & Opt Out Employee's

Upload Pension Report into Assist Me Database for Scottish Widows

Run RTI Full Payment Submission

Access HMRC Government Gateway and Upload Tax Code Changes

Run BACS payments to CSA, Department of Working Pensions & HMRC

Make sure all ETF's are up to date from HR on a weekly Basis

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Peterson offers safe, reliable and value added risk management and logistics solutions to the energy, shipping and agricultural industry globally from strategic locations. Additionally, we offer specialist activities including inspection and certification of a broad range of products. Founded in 1920, Peterson is non-stock listed and family-owned. Together with sister company Control Union we operate in over 70 countries worldwide.


Peterson operates across many different industries. From agriculture to coal and minerals and from oil and gas to biofuels and biomass, together we are One Peterson. We offer three core activities, namely quality assurance, integrated logistics and related activities. Related activities include recruitment, procurement, project and consultancy services.