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Payroll Administrator

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 20000 - 30000
REF: 32183L
Contact Name: Malcolm West
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Payroll Administrator Vacancy – Permanent - Central London 

Purpose of Role:

As the Payroll Administrator you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the administration and processing of payrolls within the team, to work independently to provide a first-class payroll bureau service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;
  • Processing of pay scale & allowance uplifts, incremental rises and contractual changes as and when required
  • Use PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import/exports and report writing
  • To process all types of manual payroll calculations, including salary sacrifice schemes
  • To have an extensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments eg redundancy, SMP/SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls;
  • To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website;
  • To send BACS payments;
  • Assist with small client setups and project work;
  • Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance;
  • Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision;
  • Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise;
  • To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice 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.

Person Specification:

  • Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential;
  • Demonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll software
  • 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.