Payroll Administrator

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  • Sector:

    Human Resources, Administration & Office, Finance

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  • Salary:

    £9 - £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

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  • Contact phone:

    01823 334799

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are recruiting for a Payroll Administrator to support the busy and fast paced payroll and HR function for a large, multi-site organisation based in Bridgwater. The role will be part home based and part office based at the Head Office located in Bridgwater, Somerset. You will be providing support the HR team and the wider organisation with HR and Payroll related queries.

The main elements of the role will be processing the weekly and monthly payroll and dealing with incoming Payroll queries to the department by phone and email and resolving where possible or escalating where needed.

Main Responsibilities will include:
  • Processing weekly and monthly payroll runs
  • Updating and processing holiday payments and additional SSP, SMP and SPP where required
  • Maintaining the internal Time and Attendance system
  • Responding to Payroll queries 
  • Responding to incoming emails to the department 
  • Escalating issues to other members of the team as required
  • Updating internal HR and Payroll systems
  • HR Administration duties such as sending contracts, letters and updates to employees
  • Payroll administration duties such as investigating pay queries, checking timesheets and payslips are correct
Successful candidates will need previous experience supporting an HR and Payroll team with an understanding  of processing a high volume payroll with accuracy. As well as strong organisational skills and be used to working in a fast paced environment and dealing with issues of a sensitive nature. Experience in using Excel and updating database systems will be essential for this role. 

The position is on a temporary basis for up to 3 months.
This is a full time position and the hours of work are 8.30am - 5pm, 40 hours per week.

Rate of pay is dependant on level of experience, up to £11.00 per hour.