Senior Payroll Administrator

England, Essex, Romford
£22000 - £25000 per annum
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Ashley Fongho
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified

A growing Recruitment Consultancy company based in the heart of Romford are seeking a Senior Payroll Administrator to join them on a permanent basis. You will report directly into a hands on Payroll Manager and assist with software updates, testing, year end and training and developing less experienced team members. Salary they are offering is £22,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience with excellent benefits and a senior role.

Client Details

My client are a leading Recruitment business who are based in the centre of Romford. They operate all over the UK and are seeking a Senior Payroll Administrator to join them on a permanent basis. You will work closely with your Manager and process weekly payrolls, train less experienced staff members and check and approve time sheets. This is a great opportunity to further your career and be part of an innovative and growing company.


Some of the key responsibilities for the Senior Payroll Administrator will be:

  • Liaise with the payroll assistants regularly to help achieve all tasks as per the daily/weekly/monthly task list to meet the payroll deadlines
  • Assist with more complex payroll related queries
  • Check and approve timesheets or payments processed for wages, VAT, adhoc payments or deductions and provide guidance and training to payroll administrators
  • Processing weekly payrolls
  • Work closely with the Payroll Manager with software updates, testing, year end, adhoc tasks and training and developing other team members with less experience
  • Provide cover for the payroll administrators during absence due to breaks, sickness or holiday.
  • Ad hoc reporting


  • A background in Payroll, experience of Weekly Payrolls is essential
  • A hard working candidate who works well in a team environment
  • The ability to multi task
  • Happy to manage and train junior staff members, a natural leader
  • Positive working attitude

Job Offer

Whats on offer?

- A senior job role with lots of exposure

- Growing company who can offer career progression

- Friendly and collaborative Payroll team

- Competitive salary of £22,000 - £25,000 plus great benefits