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Payroll Administrator

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    Business Services

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    Eugen Bors

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    9 months ago

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EA First are working with a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in Peterborough, on their requirement for an experienced Payroll Administrator. This is a full-time, permanent role.

Competitive Benefits Package:

  • Up to £26,000 + (DOE)
  • Genuine Work Life balance
  • Accredited Investor in People
  • 33 days holiday Inc. bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (or 28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)
  • Employee Recognition awards and bonuses
    - And more!


  • Administration of all stages of payroll processing for a portfolio of outsourced payrolls, including scanning information and monitoring the payroll processing cycle to ensure that information on payroll spreadsheets is maintained and kept up-to-date at all times.
  • Ensuring that all information for payrolls is made available for processing by outsourced payroll providers.
  • Preparation of letters, payroll reports and payslips for submission to clients.
  • Liaising with clients and HM Revenue & Customs when dealing with payroll related queries.
  • Assistance with billing, including preparation and submission of invoices to clients.
  • General administrative duties, e.g. photocopying, scanning and filing, responding to letters and emails.

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Good working knowledge of payroll processing procedures and legislation
  • Ability to communicate with both clients and HMRC
  • Experience within a payroll office / bureau environment
  • Use of own initiative to follow processes through
  • Conversant with Sage Payroll software
  • Experience using Xero is desirable
  • IT Literate (MS Word, Outlook and, especially, Excel)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organisation/time management
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Very competitive Salary (Depending on Experience)