Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer

H2R Selection Limited | South West England, England, UK

Posted 7 days ago

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Payroll Officer


£30k p.a

Our client, a multi award-winning business within manufacturing, has an exciting opportunity for an end to end Payroll Officer to join their team!

The role:

  • You will be responsible for administering end to end monthly payroll for up to 500 staff, across several sites nationally.
  • Accurately log information into the time and attendance software.
  • Add all new starters, record sickness and attachments of earnings to Sage 50 Payroll and assist HR.
  • Record sickness in Sage 50 Payroll and applying correct SSP rules.
  • Run monthly reports for the Finance team and other department managers and directors.
  • Monthly holiday pay accruals.
  • Monthly payroll journal.
  • Issue P45s & P60s.
  • RTI submissions to HMRC.
  • Administration of the company pension scheme, including uploading new starters and contributions to the pension provider.
  • Resolve any employee queries once payslips have been uploaded to the online portal.
  • Biweekly travel to another site to liaise with managers and staff to resolve queries and assist with any time & attendance software issues and training.
  • Assist Finance Manager with projects on an ad-hoc project
  • Other ad-hoc finance duties and liaising with HR on payroll matters.

Key skills/ experience:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in end-to-end Payroll.
  • Recent working knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll.
  • Payroll qualification beneficial.
  • Excel skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised with the ability to cope with a range of competing responsibilities and tasks whilst remaining in control.
  • Have excellent communication skills and willingness to interact with all levels of staff within the business


  • Holiday entitlement of 24 days per annum (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Birthday date off.
  • Pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Receive free lunch (not guaranteed every day but often available).