Payroll Administrator in Northampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Payroll Administrator

We are a business advisory housing 13 specialist services with each team dedicated to offering the best possible service to owner-managed and SME businesses across the UK.

Our key to achieving this is through our knowledgeable, energetic and agile team who work hard to assist our client's businesses, helping them not only with their day-to-day business needs but also to build and deliver their business strategies, goals and ambitions.

We always seek the best talent, looking for individuals who are technically brilliant, solution-focused and continually strive to be the best in class. Each member of our team plays an integral part in creating the unique feel and culture of our business, which in turn helps us continue to grow, develop and evolve.

Position: Payroll Administrator

Location: Northampton, NN4 7YB

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum, depending on experience

About the role:

Our approach is to ensure we provide our clients with the best talent for each service, which is why we structure the business to meet our clients' needs. Due to the growing nature of the business and the payroll team's client base we are currently looking for a payroll administrator who would be a great addition to their thriving team to support them in delivering the best possible service to our clients.


  • Setting up and processing new and existing payrolls for a portfolio of clients
  • Adding new payroll clients to the system and creating their account with HMRC
  • Processing all payroll and submitting RTI reports to HMRC
  • Processing starters and leavers
  • Calculating holiday pay, SMP, SSP, SPP
  • Issuing payslips to employees and a breakdown summary to each client
  • Ensuring the weekly and monthly submissions of auto-enrolment pensions
  • Liaising with pension scheme providers to ensure all clients pension arrangements are in order
  • Dealing with enquires from both clients and their employees

About you:

  • Previous payroll experience, ideally in a bureau background
  • CIPP qualified would be advantageous, however not essential
  • Experience running multiple payrolls and looking after own client base
  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of payroll systems
  • Able to work well as part of a team as well as independently

What is on offer:

  • £20,000 - £23,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Rewards and incentives
  • Agile working platform
  • Quarterly functions and events
  • Parking on-site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Regular training and development