Payroll Administrator

Appointments Personnel

Job Detail

Job ID JOB-8122
Job Role Payroll Administrator
Role Type Contract
Location Leek
Salary 21000 - 23000 per Annum
Sector Accountancy and Finance

Payroll Administrator

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Payroll Administrator

Location:  Staffordshire 

Flexible: Approximately 22.50 hours per week 

Salary: Negotiable 

This role is for a Payroll Administrator to join the team, working closely with HR and Finance your primary focus will be to assist with the timely and efficient payroll service for 250 employees and pensioners covering 3 weekly, 1 fortnightly and 6 monthly payrolls. You will assist with all aspects of payroll and pensions administration ensuring staff are paid accurately and on time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End to end processing of weekly, fortnightly, and monthly payrolls
  • Ensuring SMP, SPP, SSP, court orders, student loan and pensions are processed in line with current legislation
  • Administration of the company’s time and attendance, pension, and payroll systems with due regard to employment legislation and the business policies and procedures
  • Month end reconciliation and journals to finance department
  • 3rd party month end reconciliations and returns to, HMRC, pensions provider, etc
  • Benefit in Kind administration, including childcare vouchers, private healthcare, company cars and salary sacrifice
  • Managing the payroll inbox and responding in an accurate professional and timely manner to internal and external payroll queries, from employees, HR, finance, HMRC, pension providers etc
  • Payroll year end and P60 distributionP11D year-end preparation and submissionIR35 administration
  • Expense claim administration including business mileage, cash expenses and company credit cards
  • Annual budget information for the finance department, plus annual review for salaries, pension, salary sacrifice, private healthcare, and holidays
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time to support other areas of the business


  • Minimum 2 years’ payroll knowledge
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong Microsoft skills (especially Excel)Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise and manage multiple deadlines effectively
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and an awareness of handling sensitive data
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Ability to professionally communicate both written and verbally at all levels


  • Have previous experience processing end to end payroll
  • Financial systems experience using computerised HR, payroll, or finance systems, ideally
  • Sage50 payroll, Sage accounting, Sage X3, and CS Time, time and attendance system
  • Working knowledge of UK tax legislation, statutory payments, pensions, auto enrolment pensions and year end reporting

If you feel that you have the skills to be successful in this Payroll Administrator role, please apply now.  

This role is being advertised on behalf of Appointments Personnel who are acting as an employment agency.

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Payroll Administrator

Jayne Clarence

Consultant Jayne Clarence
Contact No 01782 338787
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