Payroll Administrator

  • Location:

    Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Abigail Elstub

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Payroll Administrator - Middlesbrough - Fantastic Benefits Package

The role

A fantastic opportunity to work with the Top UK specialist company based in the Middlesbrough area. With amazing company values, this really is a great place to develop a career with a fantastic company that offers some great benefits.

Job Title: Payroll Administrator

Location: Middlesbrough

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience.

* Carry out basic calculations and run payrolls according to detailed instructions and under direct supervision and in a timely manner
* Take responsibility for completion of payroll processes relating to data entry tasks and activities which are allocated whilst working effectively in a team
* Carry out standard support tasks in a timely manner as requested and track payroll processing
* Assist more senior colleagues with more complex and advanced payroll tasks and standard reports
* To carry out standard and non-standard payroll tasks and activities autonomously in a timely manner
* Build and maintain good relationships with clients, colleagues and within the company
* Communicate clearly with Pensions Administration team members, including routine interactions regarding payroll and pensioner queries. Main point of contact for scheme administration teams
* Identifying errors and escalating issues where appropriate
* Support the team with new staff members and provide training to less experienced payroll team members, checking and validating their work to ensure accuracy
* Manage and record own time effectively
* Be pro-active and take on personal responsibility and ownership for completion of tasks
* Be a team player, a role model for all colleagues and own your personal development to enable you to make an increasing contribution to the firm
* Ad-hoc activities as determined by the business

Person Specification:
* A minimum 5 GCE's or equivalent at Grade 4 (previously C) or above, including Maths and English or relevant experience in a payroll based role
* Experience of dealing with large volumes of payments across multiple clients would be advantageous.
* Advantageous to have experience of administering at least one of the following pension schemes: Police Pension Scheme, Firefighters Pension Scheme, and/or Local Government Pension Scheme
* Knowledge of the Aquila Heywood Altair pension administration system would be beneficial

* We offer an attractive reward package, typical benefits can include:
* Competitive salary
* Participation in Discretionary Bonus Scheme
* 25 days holiday
* Pension Plan
* Flexible Benefits Scheme to support you in and out of work, helping you look after you and your family covering Security & Protection, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle
* Life Assurance cover
* XPS Rewards (offers discounts and savings from retailers and services providers as well as offers available via phone)
* Interest free season ticket loan

It is company policy that an appointment is conditional on the following requirements and will be withdrawn without compensation if any of these conditions are not satisfied:

* Employment references (FIVE years)
* Employment gap verification (Greater than 1 month)
* Adverse financial history (Detailed)
* Identity verification and Right to Work confirmation
* Sanctions/anti-terrorism
* Basic DBS Disclosure (online process through DDC)
* Retro employment checks every 2 years

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.