Payroll Administrator

  • Job Reference: 1309
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Lewes
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair

Job Description

ProTalent are currently working with a well-established accountancy firm to recruit a Payroll Administrator to join their successful team in Lewes.

The firm:

  • Well established and successful accountancy firm
  • Large, diverse, and loyal client base
  • Offer a full range of accountancy and business advisory services.
  • Lovely, friendly team
  • Beautifully modern offices
  • Team days out
  • Well-being initiatives

The role:

  • Assisting the Payroll Manager to ensure smooth and effective payroll services to a large client portfolio.
  • Day to day administration of client payrolls to include RTI submissions and end of year reporting
  • Process payrolls in an efficient manner, utilising pension uploads, holiday scheme calculations and software uploads where appropriate
  • Assist with the process of reviewing and checking payrolls from time to time if required
  • Keep up to date with PAYE/NIC/Statutory payments and auto enrolment updates 
  • Send BACS payments 
  • Assist with small client set ups and ad hoc project work 
  • Pro-actively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis 
  • Work collaboratively with other departments 
  • Provide a comprehensive service to clients to include additional advice and information requests as appropriate 
  • Communicate the full range of services on offer to clients such as nominals and Bacs Bureau payments to employees
  • Use payroll software efficiently 
  • To work closely with other team members and assist with cover during periods of absence 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally 
  • Communicate effectively with third parties such as HMRC, GMB, Unison, pension providers etc

The successful applicant:

  • Able to manage and prioritise own workload
  • Be organised and methodical
  • Have great communication skills and a high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of IRIS/payrite & xero systems
  • Competent in the use of excel and word
  • 3-4 years relevant payroll experience, ideally in bureau but will consider industry applications 

Thank you for your interest.