Payroll Administrator

  • Job Reference: 1496
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Uckfield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair

Job Description

Based in our small and friendly payroll team in Uckfield, East Sussex, you will have current payroll experience and be confident in managing a diverse client portfolio (consisting of weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls), dealing with all client queries in relation to the same. You will have working knowledge of computerised payroll software (we use PayCircle and will provide comprehensive training).

• Liaising with clients and entering payroll data from start to finish accurately
• Reconciling payroll to client data, getting client approval as appropriate and issuing payroll reports & payslips
• Preparing payroll journals
• Reconciling weekly and monthly PAYE figures
• Preparing BACS files
• Administering Pension Auto-enrolment including making appropriate declarations to The Pensions Regulator.
• Producing and distributing pension scheme returns, including notification of changes in members’ status and uploading to pension provider
• Dealing effectively with queries from clients and HMRC


• Excellent numeracy skills
• Thorough knowledge of payroll related legislation such as PAYE, National Insurance, family leave & pay, etc.
• Ability to manually calculate payroll results and explain calculations/breakdown to clients
• Good understanding of pension schemes and rules
• Evidence of being a proactive, hands-on team player who is confident in working to changing priorities in a busy department
• A natural organiser with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
• Working knowledge of a computerised payroll software

This is a highly deadline-based role so, at times, flexibility on hours in peak times will be required.

Not quite hitting the mark? We'd love to chat to you anyway - contact Lydia on or call 01273 491852 to hear more.