Payroll Officer/Admin – Finance

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Payroll Officer/Admin – Finance
Salford, Greater Manchester
Contract / Temporary

Salford 0007 DB03 / 1

Posted: 18th September 2023 09:49
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £14.57 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months

  • Salford, Greater Manchester,

    M27 5BN

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Payroll Officer/Admin – Finance

Reference no:  Salford 0007 DB03 / 1

Pay Rate: Up to £14.57 per hour PAYE depending on experience

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 12 months

City: Salford, Greater Manchester

Hybrid working

The purpose of the role is to ensure that payroll administration tasks are completed accurately, on time and in line with monthly payroll deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing and calculating pay in line with UK payroll legislation, in accordance with HMRC guidelines including, family leave, timesheet data and other pay related activity in line with employment terms and conditions.
  • Playing an active part in a team of professional Payroll Officer working together to deliver a safe an accurate payroll within set timeframes.
  • Enhancing the employee experience through the service we provide to our employees and customers to ensure they receive a friendly, respectful, empathetic, and trusted service.
  • Providing support and guidance to managers, employees, and customers on appropriate terms and conditions of employment which are relevant to payroll and employment.
  • Keeping up to date with industry changes, best practice, latest innovations and ensuring legislative compliance is essential to meet the challenges of a professional payroll service.
  • Effectively using your skills and knowledge to deliver the service is essential to this role and making use of our digital solutions to ensure the success of the service.
  • Being organised and can use digital technology to meet the requirements of the service, this includes the use of integrated HR and Payroll software (SAP), Customer Relationship Management systems and Microsoft Professional applications.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements are met and provide employees, customers, and clients with accurate and timely responses to questions and queries.
  • Be able to prioritise your own work and escalate more complex cases to the relevant person where appropriate.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. Educated to minimum GCSE level C or above including Maths and English.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Good level of understanding of the roles and responsibilities and the general functioning of a busy payroll team.
  3. Good knowledge of UK payroll legislation and its application to the payroll process, including PAYE, tax, national insurance, and pension contributions.
  4. The technical payroll ability and skill needed to deliver an excellent service to employees, customers, and clients.
  5. Professional credibility through proven relevant experience.
  6. Excellent People and customer service skills.
  7. Ability to use and learn how to use digital technology to meet the key outcomes of the role, including Customer Relationship Management systems, HR and Payroll software, as well as Microsoft applications, such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  8. The ability and skill to work independently using your own initiative while communicating effectively with your team.
  9. Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines while managing your own workload.
  10. Have high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and thrives on getting it right first time.



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Job Ref: Salford 0007 DB03 / 1
Payroll Officer/Admin – Finance
Client Category: Local Authority

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