Temporary Payroll Administrator in Northampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Temp Payroll Administrator

Haines Watts are a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpins our values.

Position: Payroll Administrator

Location: Northampton

Job Type: Full Time, Temporary

Salary: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour

About the role:

Haines Watts' 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. We are therefore looking for a Payroll Administrator on a temporary basis, ideally with an immediate start, to help maintain the high level of service we offer to our clients.

The ideal candidate will be available to start immediately and have experience working in a bureau environment looking after a portfolio of clients, ideally with a good working knowledge of IRIS Earnie or another payroll software.


  • 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 inquiries from both clients and their employees

About you:

  • 2-4 years payroll experience, ideally in a bureau background
  • Working knowledge of IRIS Earnie
  • 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:

  • £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
  • Parking on-site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Possibility of temp to perm for the right candidate