Payroll Administrator

Kent, West Malling
£25000 - £25500 per annum
10 Aug 2022
17 Aug 2022
JN -082022-5708571
Ewan Quinn
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Placement

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Payroll Assistant to join the Payroll Team at the clients office in West Malling, Kent. As a Payroll Assistant you will report to the Team Leader and will assist in the accurate and efficient processing of the payroll for all Group employees.

Client Details

A UK wide organisation who have an excellent reputation within their industry sector.


  • First point of contact for payroll queries
  • Enter new employees to the system, issue auto enrolment documentation.
  • Process leavers from the business, promotions and permanent changes to salary and allowances
  • Ensure that all personal data information is updated to the payroll system and advised to appropriate 3rd parties
  • Check and input all statutory updates, such as, student loans, PGL's, P45, P46, and tax code notifications
  • Assist with checking the payroll
  • Produce and dispatch payslips and P45 forms after each payrun
  • Respond directly to any requests allocated to you for but not exclusive, copy payslips, and P60
  • Provide help and assistance to employees calling into the department or making a general enquiry to the team
  • Update the payroll system with any holiday or sickness absences that cannot be processed via employee self-service
  • Monitor days taken against holiday entitlements, assist employees with entitlement enquiries
  • Enter other paid and unpaid absences to the system, deducting pay where appropriate
  • Request self-certification forms and fit notes for sickness absences
  • Monitor long term or frequent absenteeism and pass to Team leader for further action
  • Ensure all confidential data is stored and/or destroyed where appropriate
  • Regularly review processes which relate directly to workload and liaise with Team Leader to review and improve
  • Any other duties as requested


  • Experience within a similar payroll environment
  • Good communicator via telephone, e-mail, or letter
  • Flexible, adaptable and somebody who can work well under pressure and deal with high volumes and tight deadlines
  • Have extensive knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Word, and confident using Payroll systems

Job Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

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