Payroll Administrator


Reporting to the HR Manager, this is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and professional team within an interesting and dynamic environment. Fulfilling all of the weekly payroll administration and proving advice and support in response to payroll queries.


The Role
  • Processing the weekly payroll for around 450 employees, ensuring that all deadlines and timelines are adhered to.
  • Maintaining Payroll and HR IT systems (Core HR) with all personnel changes and updates to shift patterns and pay.
  • Processing all statutory payments.
  • Processing any payments for temporary and agency staff as required.
  • Ensuring timesheet entries are accurate, supporting Managers with manual changes where necessary.
  • HR KPI tracking, running reports and providing data as required.
  • Responding to requests for references for past employees.
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date personnel files, requesting information from other members of the HR team as necessary.
  • Working with the HR Manager on all payroll associated projects.
  • Managing Long Term Sick and working closely with Occupational Health.
  • Conducting Worker Questionnaires and Worker Interviews as per the Stronger Together guidelines and group procedures.
  • Providing cover for other members of the team in their absence.  E.g. weekly reporting and general data entry. 


The Person
  • Previous payroll processing experience is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organisation skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritise work to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work on own initiative, but to also as a team member.
  • Able to maintain a professional manner with a high attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office packages, in particular Excel.


Core hours are Monday 6.30am start, and 8am Tuesday to Friday, finishing at 5pm daily.  An earlier start is required on a Monday for payroll processing.

Applications should be submitted via covering letter and CV demonstrating how the above criteria is met. Please return completed applications to Sarah Slade, HR Manager via