Payroll Administrator

  • Permanent
  • Altrincham
  • Salary: £18k - 20k per year


Payroll Administrator/ Payroll and Sales Ledger Duties / Study Support/ Career Development/ Excellent Benefits/ Annual Company Bonus

I am working on a vacancy for a Payroll Administrator on behalf of my South Manchester based client. Working as part of a team reporting to the Payroll Seniors, the Administrator will have responsibility for the accurate and timely completion of payroll and other payroll-related tasks. This is a varied role with aspects of sales ledger, payroll, cash allocation, expenses, and credit control.

I am keen to speak to candidates from an administrative background, looking to define their career in Payroll. My client is happy to review candidates who have previous payroll/ sales ledger experience and candidates earlier on in their career who are looking to make their first steps into this role – A full study support and training package will be provided.

Job Description:

  • Assessment of correct PAYE and National Insurance being levied on each payslip
  • Ensuring P45/P46 information is correctly input and disclosed
  • Ensuring personal deductions are correctly calculated and disclosed on each timesheet (e.g.) CSA, attachment of earnings
  • Process advances in accordance with the policy at the request of the client
  • Understanding of multiple different pay dates and ensuring that all employees are paid within agreed client terms.
  • Raise invoices and remittances for payroll services – Ensuring these are sent out to clients in a timely manner
  • Expenses processing
  • Pension contribution processing
  • Gaining understanding of the elements of a payslip including employment income, holiday pay, commission, all deduction types and if they pre or post tax in order to offer an excellent level of service
  • Matching the receipts in bank to the sales ledger entries to payments received by clients and ensuring all receipts are paid in a timely manner
  • Chasing of outstanding client payments
  • Provide excellent customer service and be able to respond to any enquiries in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner
  • Ensure that all HMRC documentation is accurate and submitted in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is sent out to employees prior to them starting their assignment
  • Monitoring the Payroll inbox and responding to queries effectively and efficiently


  • Previous experience in an administrative role (Payroll understanding/ exposure is advantageous although not essential)
  • Positive and proactive mentality – Somebody that can work well as part of a large, friendly team
  • Methodical and detail focussed with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills – ability to work to multiple time targets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Excel and computerised system skills
  • Desire to progress within a payroll position
  • Committed to process improvement

If this role is of interest to you and you have the relevant skills and experience outlined above, Please contact Rosie on 07384462669 to discuss further.

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