Senior Payroll Administrator

Posted 7 May by Mazars
As a Senior Payroll Administrator you will be primarily responsible for the administration and processing of payrolls within the team, to provide a first-class payroll bureau service. 


• Responsible for the day to day administration of complex or large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;

• Have an extensive knowledge of various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc.

• Have an extensive knowledge of PAYRITE payroll software and be able to run payrolls efficiently using its functionalities such as import/exports, nominal journal, costing and report writing;

• To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes including a good knowledge of AE administration process and build bespoke pension upload file to pension providers website;

• Assist with various types of client setups and project work, including writing user guides with some supervision;

• Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance, including interpret new legislation effectively and explain to junior team members where applicable;

• Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision and be able to assist the team with associated queries;

• Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise, including assisting the team with associated queries;

• Have an excellent client service and be able to build confidence and turn around payrolls with service issues within the team and assist the team with associated issues;

• Assist with the training of new and existing staff with some supervision;

• Assist with payroll reviews, signoffs and providing feedback where necessary;

• Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels;

• To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll);

• Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients and encourage the team to do same. 


• Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential;

• Previous payroll bureau experience essential, ideally within a professional services environment;

• Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grades A-C required;

• Demonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll software, specifically PAYRITE;

• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff;

• Organises own work and prioritises own tasks;

• Good numeracy skills;

• Demonstrates attention to detail and a high concern for accuracy;

• Demonstrates an appreciation of the importance of teamwork and responds willingly to all team members reasonable requests.

Reference: 40328670

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