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Vacancy Details

Job TitleClient Payroll Administrator


We have partnered with this prestigious Firm of Accountants, who are looking to recruit a Payroll Administrator to work fully remotely from home.


Working in a team of 13, the department provides bureau payroll service to approximately 150 clients consisting of both schools and companies of up to 2000 employees.


On a monthly basis, the department produces around 10,500 payslips.



The Role


Manage a portfolio of 10-15 clients across multiple pay deadlines processing c2000 employees in total.


Process all payrolls from start to finish:


  • Starters, Leavers and Permanent data changes

  • Process variable data from clients

  • Manage multiple deadlines for variable data and manage the client throughout the pay cycle

  • Audit and check payroll

  • Report processing and sending to clients for sign off

  • Send reports and payslips to clients

  • Produce BACS payment schedule and forward to BACS officer

  • Liaise with client and dealing with salary queries

  • Completing complex monthly/annual pension returns

  • Dealing with queries with pensions administrators / HM Revenue & Customs

  • Processing forms P45/P46/P6/P9

  • Processing and calculating statutory payments such as SMP, SSP etc.

  • Ability to manually calculate pro-rata payments such as holiday pay, hourly/daily rates of pay etc.

  • Ability to work within a team

  • Performing regular data checks to see if the system matches the manual record cards.

  • Ad hoc tasks as required


Skills required


  • Experience in processing school payrolls is essential

  • Experience running payroll for a portfolio of clients is desirable.

  • An understanding of statutory payroll is required.

  • Ability to manually calculate tax and national insurance is desirable.

  • Must be numerate and computer literate.

  • Must be willing to adhere to strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work under pressure is required

  • Payrite Software experience would be beneficial