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Payroll Administrator

  • Location: Luton
  • Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012151_1674061807

Cedar are currently looking for a two Payroll Administrators to join a well established business in Luton on a permanent basis.

5 days per week in the office

Hours: 35 per week- Monday to Friday 9-5 with 1 hour lunch break

Salary: £26,000- £30,000 depending on experience

Main duties:

  • Inputting starter information on to payroll system with a high level of accuracy
  • Processing leavers * Issuing tax forms e.g. P45's, P60's
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK checks
  • Processing numerous payrolls weekly for over 9000 employees, processing the wages journal, dealing with payroll queries
  • Reconciling wages accounts
  • Carry out payroll calculations such as Maternity, Paternity, Sickness and Pension
  • Be responsible for all statutory requirements including RTI
  • Sending information and liaising with HMRC
  • Preparing and uploading Auto Enrolment reports (Excel) to Work Place Pension Provider
  • Checking timesheets and amend when needed
  • Create and analysing reports on timesheet statistics using Excel
  • Liaise with the finance department to resolve any issues
  • Assist in the running of the weekly payroll operation
  • Answering payroll queries promptly and effectively via telephone and email
  • Administrative duties such as scanning, photocopying, and filing.

Person specification:

  • Flexible, punctual, and able to meet multiple deadlines on a daily basis
  • Confident, enthusiastic, and self-motivated
  • Determination to succeed
  • Communicates well both in writing and verbally and at many different levels
  • Enjoys and is able to work as part of a small team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Appreciates that projects need to be completed by deadline
  • Methodical approach with an ability to work under pressure
  • Uses judgement to know when to ask for help and guidance

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.