Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Swindon Salary DOE

Our client is expanding across the Thames alley and is looking for a capable administrator to work in their Payroll department. The role supports several others in the team and this is a key position within a growing area of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dealing with requests to outsource payroll from new and existing clients
  • Providing quotes for new business and discussing solutions
  • Client visits to sell the outsourced payroll service
  • All aspects of the payroll lifecycle, from initial review and reconciliation, set up and regular liaison with clients and third party providers until payroll is successfully established
  • Processing payroll for a portfolio of key clients, building and maintaining good relationships and liaising with associated queries
  • Liaising with clients and/or third party providers for end of lifecycle services
  • Providing a support service to other departments on client payroll and PAYE matters
  • Data handling for clients and preparing reports and documentation
  • Maintaining accurate and concise record systems
  • Providing administrative and technical support to the payroll team
  • Dealing with ad hoc queries
  • Managing internal relationships and dealing with 3rd party queries (HMRC etc.)

Key Skills

  • Confident and effective communicator
  • Excellent time management and customer service skills
  • At least minimum of 2 years’ experience in PAYE and other payroll processes, including RTI and Auto Enrolment
  • Previous exposure to end-to-end processing
  • Payroll bureau and client lifecycle experience essential
  • An enthusiastic self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Accurate and methodical with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to confidently complete manual calculations
  • Flexible – must be able to manage a number of tasks at the same time yet remain focused to complete projects effectively and on time
  • Personal effectiveness (i.e. adaptability, desire, energy, integrity, resilience, solving problems and team work)
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Knowledge of STAR desirable but not essential



  • Job Category Finance
  • Job Location Swindon
  • Job Salary £competitive
  • Job Salary Benefits Great working environment, free parking,
  • Job hours
  • Job Type
  • Job Ref J00025