Payroll Administrator

Location: Ipswich

We are now recruiting for a full time Payroll Administrator to join us at our Head Office in Ipswich. This position will be working Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm, we also offer hybrid working.

Key Responsibilities

Prepare weekly & monthly payroll from timesheet to bureau submission ensuring all time frames are met.
Understanding of PAYE, SSP and Auto enrolment for pension
Process in year and year end payments and deductions for statutory and contractual obligations for employees through payroll.
Payroll Benefits in Kind.
Administer Auto enrolment and the ‘Peoples Partnership’ pension scheme
Create payroll reports, journals & complete regular reconciliations.
Process & pay over deductions to statutory and non-statutory bodies.
Prepare and provide statistical and/or salary information as and when required.
Work very closely with the HR team
Assist auditors with their enquiries.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a payroll environment with an understanding of PAYE, NI and AE pension, HMRC statutory payments (maternity, paternity, sickness payments), Student Loans, and rewards and benefits
You will be thorough and pay attention to detail and accuracy, with a desire for getting things right the first time, all the time!
A "can do" attitude, with a flexible approach to change, and a desire to learn new skills and systems
Excellent administration skills with sound knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook.
We are after someone with the ability to work well with others, show sensitivity and understanding and honour confidentially at all times along with being able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
The Great Escape - leaving work early every Friday!
Company pension scheme (we match up to 8%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.