Payroll Administrator

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  • Permanent
  • Frome, Somerset
  • Salary: £24,000 to £27,000 DOE

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services is working with a fantastic client of ours, working within a school setting who are seeking a payroll administrator to join our clients team.

Working as a payroll administrator you will be operating the payroll system, accurately and efficiently along with being responsible for administering the School’s pension schemes and HMRC responsibilities.

Key Duties:

  • To maintain and run the computerised payroll system.
  • To collate all required information for new staff before their first payday.
  • To input all payroll amendments.
  • To process the BACS payroll file.
  • To produce and distribute payslips in a timely manner.
  • To produce P45’s and file as required.
  • To comply with all monthly tax, pension and National Insurance statutory reporting.
  • To produce and submit Pension monthly returns.
  • To ensure the timely payment of salary deductions to pension and statutory organisations.
  • To file all payroll related paperwork on a monthly basis.
  • To administer all pension schemes.
  • To answer staff pay queries.
  • To maintain individual SSP, SMP and SPP records.
  • To liaise as appropriate with Government and Pension Offices.
  • To assess employees for Auto Enrolment and administer as required.
  • To carry out the payroll year-end.
  • To comply with all tax, pension and National Insurance statutory year-end reporting.
  • To produce P60’s.
  • To produce annual returns.


  • Operate the Sales and Purchase Ledgers.
  • Holiday cover for accounts department
  • To support the Finance Bursar, as appropriate.
  • To complete ad hoc National Statistics surveys
  • To archive all payroll files as appropriate.
  • To maintain close links with the HR team in order to share information as appropriate.       

The role is working Monday to Friday 08:30 to 5pm, with 1 hour for lunch for 08:30 – 16:30 with half hour for lunch and paying between a salary of £24k to £2k depending on experience.

If you would like to find out more about this amazing opportunity to work within a fantastic school setting then please get in touch today.

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