Payroll Administrator


£30000 - £35000 per annum


United Kingdom,Cumbria

Job Type



Payroll Administrator

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5pm


  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension
  • 25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Modern Air-conditioned office with onsite parking

My client in Kendal are looking to recruit a Payroll Administator to join their friendly team. They are looking

  • As a Payroll Administrator, you will be responsible for processing the organisation's payroll in a timely and accurate manner every week
  • Extracting information from the roster system to transfer into the payroll system accurately
  • You'll be creating and maintaining employee payroll records, calculating wages and making appropriate deductions based on employee attendance records
  • Additionally, the Payroll Administrator is responsible for entering payroll information into a central system with high levels of attention to detail and accuracy
  • You will be expected to issue employee checks and earnings summaries and confidently create and run payroll reports.
  • The Payroll Administrator's other duties include dealing with payroll queries internally and externally, investigation of payroll discrepancies and keeping up-to-date with company tax obligations, employee contributions and application of company benefits, annual leave and other absences

About You

  • You'll have previous experience in a similar Payroll role with excellent mathematical skills, accounting and book-keeping skills
  • Previous experience of running full payroll process including SSP payments and an understanding of tax deductions
  • This role requires a high level of attention to detail, confidentiality, accuracy and a methodical approach
  • As a confident decision maker, you'll be able to handle payroll queries using excellent communication skills and sound knowledge of payroll matters
  • You will demonstrate a good working knowledge of MS Office especially Excel and understand payroll software

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