Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Payroll Clerk


Reference: JAW0008

Type: Permanent

Salary: £21,630.00

Heyland Finance have been appointed to assist a family run business with a key piece of recruitment. They are fast growing with over 500 sites and year on year increase their client base with great success.

They value retained business and are eager to secure a star payroller to support their plus 1400 employees.

If you are technically astute and eager to service this busy yet rewarding role then review the below and apply today!


Your main duties will include:

  • Administer the Company's payroll system in compliance with statutory legislation and terms and conditions of employment and in accordance with payroll deadlines, including payroll data input and checks, processing payroll, issuing payslips, P45/P60's etc, resolving payroll enquiries, maintaining absence control records, SMP, OMP, OSP, SSP, car mileage claims, overtime payments, payroll deductions, pension scheme administration, time and attendance management and gratuities.
  • Pension scheme support and administration from a payroll perspective.
  • Maintain and process all payroll related records/returns to statutory bodies and provide payroll-related data to the management team as required.
  • Help support and maintain the current Payroll system.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all relevant payroll and pension legislation.


The successful candidate needs to have:

  •  Payroll experience
  •  Up to date knowledge of statutory changes/payroll legislation.
  •  Confident using spreadsheets/previous experience using spreadsheets 
  •  High attention to detail and level of accuracy
  •  Confident taking calls and dealing with telephone queries
  •  A proactive attitude 
  •  Can work within the team or on own initiative
  •  Can work well to deadlines
  •  Able to prioritise tasks and adapt to changes in deadlines and requirements 


Desirable traits but not essential:

  • Prior experience using ADP systems 
  • An understanding of term time only workers from a payroll perspective 
  • An understanding of multiple pension schemes including defined benefit
  • Experience in dealing with TUPE transfers from the public sector 


In return you will receive:


£21,630 per annum

Standard pension contribution

25 days plus BH

Working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9.00 am -5.00 pm