Payroll Administrator

Posted 8 September by Page Personnel Finance
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This job holder will be a key member of the payroll team and be instrumental in the team achieving it's objectives associated with delivering an accurate, timely and service focused payroll and provide a first class payroll service and payroll support to approximately 5000 employees across multiple sites and Head Office throughout the UK

Client Details

A market leading business in their field of expertise, based in offices in the Chessington area with free parking provided and easy access via public transport.


The Payroll Administrator role involves;

  • Action all Permanent Amendment forms and other permanent data correspondence received into the department, is dealt with in a timely manner e.g. change of hours, change or rates, HMRC and Benefits agency/Court Order forms etc ensuring that all forms are processed in accordance with the agreed deadlines.
  • Process all Temporary data received in a timely manner e.g. overtime, bonus, car allowance etc and to ensure all these are processed in accordance to company policies and with the agreed deadlines.
  • Check and ensure that all New Hires, Salary amendments, Bank Details and Leavers etc which are input by the payroll clerks in the Service Centres and Head Office HR team are all input correctly and authorised in line with our SOX/SOC controls.
  • Successful running and completion of the monthly payroll for Branch and Head Office. Processing Manual calculations for all payments required after the payroll is run. Finalising the reporting and sending out any monthly reports to the business.
  • Help administer the Statutory processes for SMP, SSP, SAP and SPP and where needed sending out SSP1 and SMP1 forms in a timely manner, in line with legal obligations.
  • Setting up adhoc and monthly BACS payments on the BACS software for the Payroll Manager to authorize and send.
  • Other adhoc administration duties such as, BACS requests, filing/scanning, sending information to HMRC, maintaining the monthly payment spreadsheets Ensuring that all Inland Revenue, Benefits agency and National Statistic forms requesting information are dealt with in a timely manner and in compliance with the company's legal obligations.


The ideal candidate for the Payroll Administrator role will;

  • have previous in-house Payroll Administration experience.
  • have strong customer service skills and customer focus
  • have Excel and Word experience
  • ideally have worked in a high volume payroll environment
  • ideally have worked for a multi-site business previously (not essential)

Job Offer

The Payroll Administrator role offers a competitive salary of £24-27,000 + benefits.

Please apply for further details!

Required skills

  • HMRC
  • SAP
  • SMP
  • SPP
  • SSP
  • SOX
  • Payroll Administration
  • queries
  • BACS payments

Reference: 40841838

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