Senior Payroll Administrator - Nottingham (NG2)

Staffline Permanent
From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking to recruit a Senior Payroll Administrator to join their team in Nottingham. The purpose of the role is to assist in completing a number of weekly and monthly payrolls varying in size and to also lead a small team of administrators. This person will be supporting the Assistant Payroll Manager and the Payroll Manager. You will need to have a strong background in payroll and possibly be looking after a small team already. If are not supervising a team at present but would like the opportunity to do so they will also consider you.

Main duties

  • Prepare and import holiday pay – ensuring all audit processes are followed
  • Export and import CSV files containing timesheet data, new starter information, payslip data and tax codes – ensuring all audit processes are followed
  • Collating payrolls and ensuring all received by payroll deadline
  • Auditing tax documents
  • Gross to net calculations through Payroll System – ensuring all processes complete, dealing with any errors where applicable
  • Prepare Pre BACS checks for administrators to audit
  • Preparing and balancing disbursements
  • Run and check a number of system reports for various areas of the business
  • Audit Sending of CHAPS/Bank Transfers
  • Sending weekly/monthly bacs for a number of payrolls
  • Responsible for BACS sign off
  • Audit manual calculations – payments outside of the payroll run
  • Point of contact for senior managers including senior operation’s managers
  • Responsible for ISO processes, point of contact for auditors
  • Weekly KPI’s/Dashboard, team performance and operation’s statistics
  • Year to Date adjustments within the payroll system
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of HMRC payments
  • Submit HMRC online submissions – all areas for PAYE Anytime / RTI, rectifying submission failures and resubmit
  • Update government gateway including EYU’s
  • Responsible for preparing daily task planner for distribution to the payroll team
  • Responsible for the day to day operations, liaising with team to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Full planning of bank holiday periods including operational negotiations
  • Process the salaried payroll
  • Assist with end of tax year
  • Responsible for maintaining appearance and upkeep of the Payroll Department
  • Understand and keep abreast of Payroll legislation, current and new
  • Assist with additional tasks as directed by Management
  • To assist and offer ideas to improve procedures and office systems
  • Coach, support and advise administrators on developing knowledge and experience
  • Provide feedback to Assistant Manager on administrators to aid their development and assist with reviews

Person Specification

  • Smart appearance
  • Articulate
  • Confident
  • Good Health 


  • Knowledge of Word, excel and outlook
  • GCSE Pass Grade C or above – English
  • GCSE Pass Grade C or above – Maths
  • Good Payroll experience - minimum 2 year's experience


  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Methodical
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent communicator
  • Organised, able to prioritise
  • Positive attitude at all times
  • Excellent customer services
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Demonstrate motivational skills
  • Ability to apply logic

So if you think you have the skills and experience they are looking for and would like to know more, please let me have your CV. Thank you.