Payroll Administrator – Part-Time

Job Title: Payroll Administrator – Part-Time
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £23,000 pro-rata
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Job Published:
REF: 897707

Job description:

Vanilla Recruitment

Our client, a successful accountancy practice, is seeking an experienced Payroll Administrator to join their growing organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a friendly practice with a very good reputation for high quality personal service. The successful candidate will have payroll experience from either working within an accountancy practice or a payroll bureau and will be working in a team of 2 reporting directly to the Payroll Manager.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Processing and preparation of weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly client payrolls (approx. 200)
  • Processing of all aspects of statutory leave, holiday calculations and submission of returns to HMRC
  • Provision of payroll reports for management
  • Processing of attachment of earnings
  • Monthly bank reconciliations with payroll
  • Auto enrolment and weekly / monthly submission of pension payments


Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ previous payroll experience with an accountancy practice or payroll bureau
  • Good working knowledge of pensions and legislation is essential
  • Previous bookkeeping experience will be an advantage
  • IT literate with previous experience of Sage Payroll and Xero would be advantageous but training provided
  • Disciplined self-starter, assertive and consultative
  • Ability to demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality



  • 20 – 25 hours per week (days to be agreed)


Salary and benefits:

  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Statutory pension
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays pro-rata
  • Pension
  • On-site car parking

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