Payroll Administrator

Ref: 6333


Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39.00

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Payroll Administrator

Location: Handforth based

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Up to £23,500

About the Pets at Home Group

Pets at Home Group Plc is the UK’s leading pet care business; our commitment is to make sure pets and their owners get the very best advice, products and care. We have over 450 stores, over 310 Groom Rooms and 440 First Opinion Vet Practices. Our business is fast-paced, innovative and fun and it's our people that make the real difference. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for an award winning company who put people at the very heart of everything they do.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work for a company voted The Best Place to Work at the Retail Week Awards 2021. We are seeking an enthusiastic Payroll Administrator to join our busy Payroll Team based in our Support Office in Handforth, Cheshire. You will be part of a dedicated team who together administer Retail payroll for approximately 9,000 colleagues and growing, providing an efficient and effective payroll service. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for their next step and will offer many developmental opportunities.
Key responsibilities;

  • Part of team processing timely, compliant, and accurate payroll for c9000 retail & support office colleagues on a four-weekly basis across a number of payrolls.
  • Calculating SSP and Company sick pay entitlements
  • Calculating SMP/OSPP/SAP entitlements
  • Processing AOE and CSA deductions
  • Processing P45s and New Starter Checklists
  • Assessing colleagues for inclusion into the company pension scheme in line with auto-enrolment
  • Reconciliation of pension contributions files prior to submission to pension provider.
  • Query management and resolution to deliver first class service to our colleagues.
  • Support on the processing of expense claim.
  • Support the processing of P11d returns using 3rd party software.

Skills required;

  • Previous experience of administering payroll within an office environment is essential.
  • You will have a good understanding of current payroll legislation.
  • Previous experience of using SAP payroll solution is highly desirable but not a requirement
  • The successful candidate must be well organised and must work to a high level of accuracy and have keen attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills. You will need to have strong written and verbal communication skills as you will be liaising with a large number of colleagues from all areas of the business.
  • Excellent computer /PC Skills. The candidate will be required to be computer literate in Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Must possess the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Must be an honest and trustworthy individual who is able to comfortably handle confidential information & adhere to all GDPR legislation
  • Must possess the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • A passion for Pets is what we’re all about: this is a must!

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 13-10-2021

Expiry Date: 23-10-2021