Payroll Assistant

Southwick, Brighton
£22,000 - £23,000 based on experience
09 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

To process payroll on Sage Payroll for weekly, 4 weekly, and monthly staff, and assist Intercompany Payroll Manager.

Principal Responsibilities/Duties

• Responsible for preparing and entering payroll data from start to finish for weekly, 4 weekly and monthly Payroll on Sage 50 Payroll.
• Administration of employee benefits including, pension, company cars, healthcare, cycle to work and childcare vouchers.
• Liaise with HR on payroll changes.
• Liaise with HMRC regarding any payroll queries.
• Assist with payroll reconciliations by resolving discrepancies.
• Provide clear, appropriate and prompt advice to staff in response to payroll or pension queries.
• Assist in the efficient administration of the organisation’s pension schemes (Scottish Widows & The People`s Pension)
• Updating holiday spreadsheets for weekly staff.

Essential Skills

• Able to work to deadlines.
• Proven experience of working within a payroll administration role.
• Excellent knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll, Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Knowledge and experience of pensions with a good understanding of auto enrolment.
• Good organisational skills with the ability to forward plan workload.
• Exceptional attention to details and ability to work on own initiative.
• Good numeracy, literacy and problem-solving skills.
• Manages internal and external relationships such that confidentiality is never compromised.


  • Pension Scheme
  • Tax Free Childcare Initiative
  • Perkbox membership
  • Focus Discount Card (for local retailers)
  • Daily Fruit (complimentary)
  • Free tea & coffee 
  • Participation in charity and sports events
  • Yearly eye tests 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Training and development plans
  • Interest Free Travel Loan
  • Regular Company and team social events including Christmas & Summer parties
  • Financial advice