Payroll Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Manchester
  • £20000 - £25,000

Heyland Recruitment are working with this recognisable services brand as they look to recruit an experienced Payroll Administrator to join their finance team in Manchester. This role will be predominantly home based with infrequent time required in the office in central Manchester and working as ‘front-line’ support to the Payroll function, the Payroll Administrator will support to provide a full and efficient payroll service to internal colleagues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To fully manage the Payroll Mailbox and be the first line support for any queries from the HR team, 3rd parties, managers and employees
  • Assist in the HR Mailbox as and when required in or the absence of team members
  • Assist the HR Admin team with any pay run critical input
  • Fully check the accuracy of the monthly payroll preview data for both the main run, supplementary runs and EOY updates
  • Ensure payroll is processed in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
  • Advise and resolve colleague queries on any pay related queries
  • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
  • Liaise with 3rd party providers and external services e.g. HMRC, Councils, DWP
  • Administration of Payrolling In Kind
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to the Data Protection Act at all times
  • Represent the company and values of the business and portray a professional image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work
  • Maintains colleague confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Ability to handle pressure well when working to tight deadlines


Skills, qualities & experience:

  • Good all round Payroll knowledge including statutory family pay
  • Strong IT skills with the ability to manipulate data as required
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of attention to detail due to the exposure to sensitive data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, including VLookups, Pivot Tables, Conditional Formatting and formulas
  • Proven organisational skills with the ability to prioritise requests and manage high volumes of work
  • Confident communicator with good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working to strict deadlines and managing a busy workload
  • Understands the need to handle Payroll & HR information in a sensitive and confidential manner
  • Eager to learn and willing to support the team with any tasks
  • Experience of Republic of Ireland payroll and ResourceLink would be advantageous


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Jack Wiseman

Jack Wiseman is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07917 863994

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