Perm £30,000 – £35,000 PA + benefits – Gerrards Cross


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and driven Payroll Administrator to join a professional and forward thinking organisation. The roll is diverse and requires a hand on approach along with the ability to apply your knowledge and experience to Payroll related projects within the business.

Duties include:

  • Administer, understand and advise on payroll legislation including: both UK and overseas Tax
  • and NI rulings, Schedule D and SSP/SMP payments
  • Monthly calculation and payment of UK and Overseas Salaries using ADP’s iHCM system and ensuring that ADP receives details in good time for payment to our accounts. Also checking accuracy of ADP returns before forwarding payslips to staff
  • Monthly calculation and payment of casual/freelance taxable staff, including ADP checks, etc., Group Personnel Pension Scheme and administration for the closed Final Salary Scheme
  • Ensure year end returns are completed correctly and within specified timescales ie. Tax & NI,
  • P11d, Pension reconciliations, TV/Radio Freelance payments, etc)
  • Ensure that all payroll accounts balance at the end of each payroll, and at year end, posting to the Accounts Nominal Ledger via excel/finance accounts package
  • Ensure that data entered into iHCM is accurate and up-to-date
  • Supply payroll reports as appropriate ie. Schedule D lists, salary lists, SSP reports, etc
  • Liaise with the Head of Human Resources regarding the payment of allowances and to ensure correct rates ie. Overseas Allowances, Rent, EDP, On Call, etc
  • Administer the company statutory maternity pay, childcare vouchers, sick scheme, monitor sick pay entitlements and provide monthly absence report to Heads of Department to identify absence trends. Inform Head of Personnel and member of staff when sick pay is reducing or ceasing.
  • Administer and process Keep up-to-date with payroll legislation by attending user groups and reading relevant material including Tax Bulletins
  • All other admin tasks as requested by the Director of Finance

Skills & Attributes

  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Flexibility to cope under pressure and handle a variety of activities simultaneously
  • Ability to work with discretion and on a basis of complete confidentiality
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to follow through procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and the internet, website


  • Prepared to undergo appropriate Company Medicals and security check and sign the Official Secrets Act
  • Full driving licence