Payroll Administrator

  • Job Reference: 301
  • Date Posted: 8 March 2023
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Uckfield
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Dominique Mace

Job Description

ProTalent are currently working with a well established and highly successful Payroll Bureau to recruit a Payroll Administrator to join their team.

Based in their 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.


  • 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

  • Flexibility (busy periods will require working longer hours to meet deadlines)

  • MS office (intermediate Excel)

Thank you for your interest. Please contact Dominique to hear more on or 01273 491852