Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our successful client based in Coventry. This is a permanent full-time office based role Mon-Fri however our client will consider someone who is looking for P/T hours (9am – 3pm) 5 days per week.

What’s in it for me?  Excellent support with a friendly welcoming team. Salary circa £27k – £35k pa (pro rota for Part-time) plus pension, shareholder option, life assurance, health cash plan, rewards programme.

The Payroll Administrator is a key member of the HR & Payroll team and is responsible for processing the main payroll system for 400+ employees.

Specific Responsibilities

The role will specifically cover the following areas:

  • Processing the main payroll system (Sage) – you will collect data from various sources and managers to input the data into the payroll system
  • You will assist with the monthly payroll process for 400+ employees and in time be capable of running the month end routine yourself, which includes balancing the payroll, making payments and producing all related reports
  • Update and control all related spreadsheets in the payroll and HR environment
  • Process any static changes to the HR and payroll database with the appropriate controls
  • Assist with processing starters and leavers with the appropriate letters and input into the payroll system
  • Liaise with all operational managers with regard to payroll and any changes to pay arrangements during the month
  • Respond to staff if they have any queries relating to their pay, deductions or benefits and any queries relating to HMRC and the pension arrangements
  • Liaise with third parties relating to queries and enquiries regarding payroll
  • Support the budget process by providing the appropriate information
  • Support the warehouse operations who keep hourly attendance records for their workforce with complex shift arrangements


  • Payroll experience
  • Excellent mathematical skills and strong analytical skills
  • Competent with Excel spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with payroll software
  • Basic understanding of tax rules around salaries
  • Familiarity with benefits and other wage deductions
  • Good knowledge of Word to process letters
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail & good organisational skills and multi-tasking ability
  • Good verbal communication
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Honesty
  • Good record-keeping skills
  • A team player

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£27k - £35k doe plus and excellent benefits package.

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