Payroll Assistant

Payroll Assistant

Job Title: Payroll Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NH - 18952_1597231424
Contact Name: Niamh Hellewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2020 12:23

Job Description

Are you working in Payroll and feeling undervalued? Well how about considering the below? You will be based at head office in North Leeds.

You will report into the Payroll Manager and support the organisation and delivery of a high quality Payroll service across the business in a multi-site, service focused, business environment.

Here's what a typical day will look like:

  • Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data
  • Provide payroll information by answering questions and requests, via telephone and email
  • Manage, the administration for the accurate and timely production of all weekly, 2 weekly, 4 weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Maintain payroll operations by following policies and procedures
  • Work to a consistent standard for payroll and assist the HR Team, where necessary, in achieving those standards
  • Provide guidance and information on subjects relating to procedures and the payroll service provision
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • Manage the administration of all legislation relating to payroll including statutory payments
  • Manage requests from the business in line with SLA targets and Company standards
  • To promote and maintain positive relationships with all Business units, external client and external agencies
  • Update payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage and hierarchy transfers
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by investigating, collating and analysing information to provide a seamless resolution to the business/individual


  • Good computer literacy with an understanding of IT tools including Microsoft office and especially Excel
  • Experience working within an HR and/or Payroll department
  • Knowledge and/or experience of UK Payroll legislation an advantage but not essential
  • Ability to deal with all customers and clients at all levels, both internal and external
  • Good organisational and time management skill with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Ability to work flexibly during pressured times
  • Ability to take instruction and deal with requests from all levels of management

Remuneration package:

  • Salary £23,000
  • Staff Benefits
  • Discount and voucher scheme

Please contact me on or give me a call on 0113 457 9994 if you're interested in hearing more.


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