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Junior Payroll Administrator

  • Location: Watford
  • Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email: hollyd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011348_1669129959

Cedar are currently looking for a Junior Payroll Administrator to join a hospitality company based in Watford on a permanent OR temporary basis!

Reporting into: Group Payroll Manager

Salary: £25,000-£27,000 / £130 per day (including holiday pay)

Hybrid working: 4 days in the office and 1 day from home

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure up to 2,000 employees across the business are paid accurately and on time.
  • Maintain compliance with all company and regulatory requirements in relation to employee pay and benefits.
  • Build strong and trusting relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure up to 2,000 employees across hotels and restaurants are paid accurately and on time.
  • Maintain compliance with all company and regulatory requirements in relation to employee pay and benefits.
  • Build strong and trusting relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with preparation and review of the biweekly and monthly payroll cycles.
  • Monitor and respond to queries within the shared Payroll mailboxes.
  • Payroll related finance tasks including journals and balancing control accounts.
  • Raising BACs payments where required.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across Hotels, Restaurants and Head Office to ensure Payroll information is completed accurately and in line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Payroll reconciliations including Apprenticeship Levy and Pension.
  • Be the first point of contact within the Payroll Team for any queries from Hotel / Restaurant Managers and Payroll improvement of Payroll function and support wider group goals and initiatives.
  • Provide support with project activity as required.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience of UK payroll processing
  • Attention to detail and desire to follow issues through to resolution.
  • Excellent communicator, building powerful relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • A self-starter with a strong desire for personal development.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, whilst being a real team player across Finance and HR.
  • Understanding of UK Tax, NIC and Pension Auto-Enrolment.
  • Payroll qualification preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent Excel Skills (Vlookups, Pivot Tables).

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.