Payroll Administrator

Start date:ASAP Type:Permanent
Salary:£15,000-£18,000 (Depending on experience) Location:Warrington

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Payroll Team Leader, the Payroll administrator will be responsible for ensuring that the Payroll associated administration and employee enquiries regarding payroll are dealt with in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing new starters and leavers
  • Producing of forms for external third parties including but not limited to statements of account
  • Supporting the production and process of daily payroll transactions
  • Filing and general office housekeeping/administrative duties for the payroll department
  • Managing post
  • To ensure all email and telephone enquiries are completed within agreed first time resolution and service level agreement targets
  • Dealing with all aspects of Statutory Payments and Deductions: SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP, Student Loans, Attachment of Earnings and Court Orders
  • Advising Employees on PAYE and NIC matters
  • Processing a high volume of timesheets
  • Resolve basic PAYE queries with HMRC
  • Action HMRC coding notices and P45’s

Person Specification:

  • Can demonstrate good IT skills.
  • High level of accuracy
  • Organisational awareness
  • Well organised
  • Effective communicator
  • Always takes ownership
  • Follows all tasks ownerships
  • Problem solver
  • Hands on approach


  • Basic understanding of statutory payments
  • Knowledge of current payroll legislation
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Power-point) & Microsoft Outlook
  • Be able to work under pressure


  • Flexible and logical approach to all payroll related issues and processing
  • Looking to pursue a payroll qualification

Perks of the job

In return, we will offer you a competitive salary plus the following benefits:

  • Up to 28 days holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free car parking
  • Stakeholder pension scheme and Auto Enrolment pension scheme


If this sounds like a role you would be interested in applying for then we’d love to hear from you, please send a copy of your CV to If your application is what we’re looking for we’ll get in touch to invite you along to an interview.

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