Job Description

Company and role overview

Our client is searching for a positive and proactive Payroll Specialist to join their busy team. The candidate will be responsible for collecting and reviewing employee information such as wages/salaries, processing payments and maintaining accurate payrolls. It will be the candidate’s job to lead on the development of in-house payroll systems.

£35,000 pa (£21,000 pro-rata), 3 days.

Main responsibilities

  • To ensure compliance with all statutory requirements of PAYE and pension schemes
  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing systems including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Processing of payroll, including new starters, leavers, timesheets, calculating pay, HMRC submissions
  • Ensuring that correct payments are made, and appropriate information is provided
  • Lead the development and enhancement of Payroll and Pension system processes, in liaison with the Human Resource Department
  • To develop and implement the company’s policy and procedures regarding payroll and pensions often liaising with senior management, internal audit, and other departments



  • Fully CIPP Qualified and a current active member of the CIPP
  • Experience of managing a highly effective Payroll and/or Pension office
  • A strong understanding of manual and computerised payroll systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain relationships
  • Ability to interpret and use tools such as Microsoft Excel.

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