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Payroll Administrator

Salary £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Location Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Job Type Contract Jobs
Job Ref HQ00048072
Published 12 months ago

Job Description


A very exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join a busy and friendly team based in Lutterworth (maternity cover for 12 months). As the Payroll Administrator you will support the day to day administration of Payroll. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for full time hours (37.5 hours), has strong payroll administration skills, likes a challenge and is adaptable and wants to work in a friendly and supportive team.


  • Responsible for the co-ordination and production of the Monthly Payroll, working closely with the HR Shared Service Manager and Payroll provider
  • To deal with Payroll telephone and email enquiries in a confident and timely manner
  • Chase up sick notes, self certificates and raise any long term sickness absence to the relevant HR Business Partner
  • Provide assistance in the maintenance and administration of benefits
  • Produce and format starters, leavers and changes report to be sent to the outsourced Payroll provider
  • Collate overtime payments to be sent to the outsourced Payroll provider within the agreed timescale
  • To participate in the annual salary review with regards to communication, mail merge, data collection and system updates
  • Contribute to defining and implementing processes and procedures that add value to transactional activities
  • To process status changes to workforce or employee details in the HR System and other data files flagging inconsistencies and omissions
  • Be a contributing and productive member of the HR Shared Service Centre team, working in conjunction with other team members to provide a seamless service to the business
  • General HR/ Payroll administration and filing where required


  • Strong payroll administration experience with the proven ability to assist internal or external customers via telephone or face to face
  • Ability to plan and manage own workload in a reactive environment whilst maintaining a high level of focus
  • Detail conscious, numerate & literate, with ability to maintain accuracy when collating variable streams of information
  • Comfortable with MS Office packages, in particular good working knowledge of Excel
  • Experience of enhancing or improving base processes
  • Team orientated and proactive in supporting other team members in peak times
  • Previous experience and understanding of administration and transactional activities in either a HR/Payroll environment would be desirable

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