CPI Selection Ltd
Amersham, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Administrator


£23-£26k + Bens

Job Purpose

Working in this busy Payroll and Benefits team based in the Head Office in Amersham, you will be supporting a team that delivers multiple payrolls for over 160 locations and also for the wider group. The team service over 1800 employees plus an additional 1000 employees at Christmas. Your primary role will be to complete timesheet collations and the processing of basic payroll information. You will also help to administer the company benefits, including responsible for companywide benefit communications, as well as designing & maintaining online and classroom payroll training courses for the team.

To be successful you will be a confident and well organised individual with excellent communication skills and an active interest in a career in payroll and benefits. You will need to have ability to quickly gain a good understanding of systems and processes, alongside a great eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure especially around payroll deadlines.

  • Processing of weekly timesheets and absence information for each pay cycle
  • Assisting with employee life cycle changes on the main payroll system
  • Collating, checking and submitting new starter and leaver tax codes for payroll
  • Assisting the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator with employee queries and providing general payroll and benefit support when required
  • Processing court orders and attachment of earning notifications on payroll system
  • Administrating new starter, leavers and changes for company pension and charitable giving schemes
  • Assisting the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator with administration of employee holiday entitlements and holiday communications
  • Building and maintaining benefit courses on e-learning platform and maintaining timesheet knowledge documents
  • Preparation of companywide payroll and benefit communications
  • Assisting the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator in the preparation of basic reports and written communication to employees and Line Managers

Skills & Experience
  1. Educated to NVQ level 3 or equivalent.
  2. Previous Payroll or HR experience is preferred, but office experience in a similar role, including data entry and checking and validating data, would be considered.
  3. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, in particular Excel and Powerpoint. (V look ups & pivot tables essential)
  4. Naturally organised and methodical.
  5. Able to implement and maintain procedures.
  6. Knowledge of payroll systems would be an advantage.

Please note that this role would not be suitable for anyone looking for a Finance career.

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