Payroll Administrator

Page Personnel Finance
Eastleigh, UK
16 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client in Chandlers Ford is looking for a Payroll Administrator.

Client Details

My client is a medium sized business in Chandlers Ford.


Summary of Key Tasks
  • To take ownership of payrolls, processing accurately and within the given time scales
  • To ensure accurate and up to date payroll and pension records are kept on STAR and IRIS OpenDocs
  • Input and maintain accurate data on Star software and within given timescales
  • Provide accurate and meaningful internal and external reports upon request
  • To complete all HMRC returns (RTI) and ensure payroll compliance
  • Complete Auto Enrolment duties and prepare client information
  • Prepare letters for clients, informing them of their PAYE liabilities and other payroll related matters
  • Process client BACS payments via BACS bureau, online or via Autopay
  • Deal with post in on a daily basis
  • Effectively and professionally deal with internal and client queries by telephone or email
  • Complete payroll journal for posting to Nominal Ledger as and when required
  • Offer ideas to improve procedures and processes to ensure the department is run in the most efficient way, where possible
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of payroll and Auto Enrolment
  • Other ad hoc tasks at the request of the business


The right candidate MUST be able to process a payroll fully from start to finish.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a number of payrolls/tasks at any one time
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to build rapport and relationships at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Organised and accurate
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Proactive and efficient
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (mainly Excel)
  • Experience of STAR Payroll Professional (ideally but not essential)
  • Experience within an Accountants or bureau environment (ideally but not essential)
  • Hold a payroll qualification (ideally but not essential)

Job Offer

An excellent salary and benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

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