Payroll Administrator

  • £12,202 to 12,702 per annum, dependent upon experience
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Royal British Legion Industries

This is a part time, permanent contract working 21 hours per week and based in Aylesford, Kent

Main purpose of job:

To assist with the accurate and timely production of two monthly in-house payrolls in accordance with statutory regulations. The Payroll administrator will be responsible for the input of payroll data in a precise and accurate manner. For this role you must be reliable, flexible and be able to work as part of a team to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

•Input monthly payroll data into the Payroll system in accordance with statutory and contractual obligations and to pre-defined deadlines.

•Process and monitor staffing changes including starters, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements.

•The input, calculation and recording of sickness payments both statutory and occupational.

•The input of statutory maternity, paternity and adoption payments.

•The checking and processing of expenses claims in accordance with RBLI policy and statutory legislation.

•Maintain files and filing systems.

•Prepare information to assist in the provision of information to external agencies in relation to mortgage references, Child Support Agencies, National Statistic questioners, etc as required.

•Assist with pension administration and the maintenance of the pension scheme: this includes the deduction of appropriate contributions and remit of the same to the scheme provider. Along with submission of starters, leavers and change of addresses.

•Collate all information for payments to external agencies on a monthly and Quarterly basis.

•To liaise with members of the Payroll team on a daily basis in order to maintain an awareness of work in progress and to provide support as necessary to meet abnormally high demands.

•Maintaining excellent working communications with the HR department.

•Undertake other duties of a similar nature which falls within the scope of the post.

Personal Attributes:

•Thrives on meticulous attention to detail

•Capable of working under pressure and delivering to deadline

•Organised and methodical, able to adapt work tasks to meet conflicting deadlines and respond to changing situations

•Ability to convey information accurately, clearly and simply

•High levels of discretion and integrity

•Strong communicator, capable of working with a wide range of people

•Self motivated to work independently as well as a good team player

Skills & Qualifications Required:


•Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and all other Microsoft Office products

•Ability to work on your own initiative and the ability to work to tight deadlines

•Excellent organisation skills and the ability to multi-task

•Intrinsically Motivated


•Payroll Experience


RBLI offer 25 days holiday per annum pro rata, a Group Flexible Retirement Plan and Life Assurance.

To Apply:

If you wish to be considered for the above role, forward your CV and covering letter including a supporting statement. RBLI is an equal opportunities employer.

* RBLI reserves the right to remove a vacancy at any time prior to the published closing date


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