Payroll Administrator, Part time 30 hours/wk

London (Greater)
circa £35,000 pro rata - negotiable
04 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Payroll Administrator, Part time 30 hours/wk

The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join the Tideway project.

The successful candidate will ensure relevant information is collected and processed each month, to guarantee employees are paid correctly.

The Payroll Administrator will also ensure the provision of pension and employee benefits support Tideway’s policy of offering competitive benefits and incentives.

Responsibilities include:


  • Gather and collate information received from the payroll mailbox and other sources
  • Ensure new starter details have been entered in iTrent correctly
  • Calculate any sickness pay or other deductions and notify the payroll provider accordingly
  • Process expenses including checking claims
  • Notify the payroll provider of differences and changes as required
  • Document and record all information for audit purposes in monthly payroll files
  • General liaison with the payroll provider to ensure the smooth operation of payroll
  • Respond to employee questions regarding sickness, leave and other payroll related matters
  • Record information for and prepare returns for P11D and PAYE Settlement Agreements


  • Record changes to employee contributions and enter onto the payroll database
  • Upload monthly contributions files and forward to the payroll provider
  • Liaise with pension broker as required
  • Organise regular pension education seminars
  • Ensure the smooth running of pensions auto-enrolment


  • Administer childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes, checking monthly deductions, ensuring payments are made to providers and dealing with employee queries
  • Administer the private medical insurance scheme, liaising with the pension broker, arranging payment of invoices, arranging payroll deductions and recording costs for P11D purposes
  • Publicise benefit schemes to employees and answer questions on benefits

General HR Team Support

  • Manage the Payroll mailbox
  • Complete ad-hoc administrative duties and tasks, as requested
  • Ad hoc projects as requested by the HR Operations Manager
  • Contribute to team meeting arrangements and sharing responsibilities for scheduling, preparing/circulating agendas, taking minutes and following up on actions as required.
  • Produce manpower, headcount and other reports on key metrics as required

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of working in a payroll team, collecting and processing data for monthly or weekly payrolls. 
  • Good working knowledge of HRIS systems such as iTrent is highly desirable.
  • Intermediate knowledge of   Microsoft Office, including Excel 
  • A good understanding of income tax, national insurance, Statutory Sick Pay and Statutory Maternity Pay rules is desirable
  • Experience of administering pension and other employee benefits is desirable
  • Salary Commensurate with skills and experience

Thames Tideway Tunnel is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.

This role is offered on a part time basis for 30 hours per week ( days flexible).


  • 30 days leave
  • Matched Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Bonus Scheme

For further details please click 'Apply'.

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