Payroll Administrator

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22000 DOE
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Job Title:  Payroll Administrator  

Location:  Birmingham 

Salary:     £22,000 DOE

Hours:      38hrs Monday to Friday 

Our client is a large retail chain who are recruiting due to business growth. You will be based at their Head office and provide payroll administration supporting the Payroll manager with the full end to end payroll process. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation that is going through a rapid period of growth. 

Duties to include:

  • Issuing offer packs, i.e. offer letters and contracts of employment
  • Processing new starter packs received from Stores and Head Office
  • Ensuring ‘Right to work’ documents and Company visas are received and up to date.
  • Creation of new starters to the business, processing P45’s and new starter checklists
  • Processing leaver details
  • Preparing letters for formal contractual changes as required.
  • Capturing and recording data from the employee time and attendance system
  • Manage the absence recording system (holidays, sickness, absence etc.)
  • Process timesheets in an accurate and timely manner
  • Creating and exporting reports (must be comfortable using VLOOKUP’s)
  • Assist with the administration of the Company Auto Enrolment pension scheme
  • Ad-hoc office administrative tasks, including managing email inboxes, outgoing post and answering pay related queries via telephone and email


  • Competitive Salary based on experience 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, increase following 2 years’ service
  • Purchased holiday scheme following 2 full years service Employee discount up to 50%
  • Health cash plan available
  • Workplace pension
  • Free tea and coffee

Personal Specification:

  • Previous experience of working within a HR/Payroll environment
  • Understanding of Statutory Payments and RTI processes.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Up to date knowledge of current legislation
  • Confident and able to work under pressure 

 We are searching for the following skill set: 

  • Experience of working in a Credit Control role
  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Sage Accounts & Microsoft Office


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