Working as a Payroll Administrator, you will have the opportunity to advance your career as you learn more about the role. The role will give you the opportunity to provide specialist payroll administration support, take responsibility for the processing of monthly payrolls and deal with statutory calculations including Tax, NI, SSP, SMP, etc.
You will be responsible for processing monthly payrolls, managing permanent and variable adjustments, produce relevant reports, deal with queries and resolve any issues pre and post payroll.
Working as part of a team, you will also have excellent communication skills as you work across all level of employees as well as external parties.
What they give:
You'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
You will have the opportunity to provide input into improving payroll administration processes and the service the support function based in HR provide to the business. You will also assist with other ad hoc duties and projects to support departmental and company objectives.
There will be opportunities to display your leadership skills as you deputise for the Senior Payroll Controller in their absence and will actively participate in HR projects.
Being the first line telephone and email contact for Managers and employees, you will be required to handle queries and deal with all payroll related administration duties.
Accuracy of data is imperative and you will be expected to have a good understanding of compliance requirements including maintaining accurate documentation for auditing purposes.
Using your skills of coaching, you will support other team members on the payroll specialism and support and guide employees with payroll related queries. You’ll need to develop strong team relationships with members and work with internal customers - employees and Managers in understanding/resolving payroll queries. External relationships extend to working with ADP, HMRC, 3rd Party Suppliers, etc.
Your career development is important to them and therefore we encourage you to own and develop your career with the support and guidance of your Manager.
What they ask:
We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. Their looking for creative problem-solvers and can ensure the organisation stays ahead in an ever-changing world.
You’ll need to have current payroll Technical & Legislative knowledge and a broad knowledge of Payroll systems e.g. ADP (iHCM), Ceridian, Sage, Ingenuity. Experience of using ADP’s iHCM product or similar is advantageous.
You should have a good understanding of HR Practice and have Computer Literacy (Payroll Systems and including MS Office).
If you have a recognised payroll qualification that is ideal, but experience is equally important.
You must have high levels of accuracy and attention to detail and strong planning and organisational skills.
Your communication skills will be excellent and you’ll have the ability to translate complex issues into easily understandable explanations which can be shared with employees of all levels across the organisation.
You they need:
You’ll have a drive and passion for payroll, able to effectively manage your workload, working to high standards of accuracy. Your communication skills will be exemplary as will your ability to confidently explain complex issues in an effective manner. Working as part of a team you’ll actively want to help the team and when required take the lead in the absence of your Manager.
Basic 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing to up to 27 with long service)
Company Pension Scheme
Life Cover for those in the pension scheme
Free private healthcare for all employees (tax on benefit payable by employee)
Employee forum network
Summer Hour Policy
Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
Childcare Voucher Scheme
Ride 2 Work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Flexible Working Policy
Company Maternity / Adoption / Paternity Policies
eLearning online training courses available to all employees
Variable pay scheme (bonus/commission)