Payroll Administrator - Permanent - 39 hours
Full-time, £26,250 - £26,250

Ref: 26664

Salary: £26,250 - £26,250

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

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


Location: Handforth, Cheshire (Hybrid working)

Contract: Full-time (39 hours)


About the Role

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 payroll for our Vets practices consisting of 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 vet practice colleagues on a four-weekly basis across a number of payrolls.
  • Calculating SSP and Company sick pay entitlements.
  • Calculating statutory 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 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 an advantage but not essential.
  • The successful candidate should be well organised, work to a high level of accuracy and have keen attention to detail.
  • To ensure we deliver a first class service, you will need to have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You will be required to be computer literate in Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • You should be an honest and trustworthy individual who is able to comfortably handle confidential information & adhere to all GDPR legislation.


Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 02-07-2024

Expiry Date: 27-07-2024