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Payroll Admininstrator

Published 05 October 2023
Β£21000.00 - Β£25000.00 per annum
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 5th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey in payroll administration? Look no further!

We are thrilled to partner with a dynamic company seeking a Payroll Administrator/Trainee Payroll Administrator to join their team. This company is a leader in the industry, known for its commitment to accuracy and excellence. If you are a detail-oriented, resilient, and positive individual with a passion for payroll, we want to hear from you!

πŸ•’ Job Details:

  • Job Title: Payroll Administrator/Trainee Payroll Administrator
  • Reports To: Payroll Team Leader
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Β£21,000 - Β£25,000

🌟 Primary Role Purpose: As a Payroll Administrator/Trainee Payroll Administrator, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accurate processing of wages, salaries, and other forms of compensation across allocated payroll sites. You will maintain positive relationships with key customers on these sites, answer queries promptly, and provide administration and reconciliation support for benefits processes.

πŸ” What We're Looking For: We are seeking a payroll administrator who possesses the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Resilient, positive, and enthusiastic mindset
  • Methodical and detail-oriented
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience in a busy administrative/payroll/finance function
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to stay focused and deliver under pressure

πŸ“‹ Key Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Processing weekly payroll, including timesheet collation and input
  • Calculating and processing holiday requests
  • Ensuring accurate processing of new starters and leavers
  • Handling unpaid leave and family leave pay
  • Processing statutory and company sickness payments
  • Authorising and reconciling payroll reports
  • Administering payroll benefits
  • Handling P45 distribution
  • Addressing general queries via email and phone
  • Additional payroll duties as required

🌐 Essential Requirements:

  • Customer-focused team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective task management and organisation
  • Enthusiastic and adaptable
  • Proficient in IT, including Microsoft Office

🌟 Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with iTrent and Workday
  • HR/Finance shared services experience
  • Managing multiple payrolls

πŸ’Ό Systems Knowledge:

  • Payroll System: MHR iTrent
  • HR System: Workday

🏒 Additional Information:

  • 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, flexible hours)
  • Potential for hybrid working once fully trained
  • 25 days holiday per annum (increases with service)
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme

Ready to embark on this exciting journey? If you have the skills and enthusiasm to excel in this role, we want to hear from you!

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