HR & Payroll Administrator

Job Title: HR & Payroll Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SW London
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HR & Payroll Administrator
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Dynamic, fast paced media company have an exciting opportunity for a HR & Payroll Administrator to join the busy HR team. We are looking for an organised and efficient individual with previous HR and payroll experience to work alongside our HR team and provide a first-class payroll service to our UK employees.This role would be perfect for someone who is looking to grow in their role as a HR and payroll professional, working for an exciting and passionate events company.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Management of employee benefits, full administration of auto enrolment pension, private medical insurance, season ticket loans, cycle to work schemes, and more
  • Assisting with family leave processes (e.g. providing maternity pay calculations)
  • Coordination of Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship
  • General HR administration duties


  • Sole responsibility for processing the UK monthly payroll for over 400 employees, including:
  • Working alongside the outsourced payroll provider to ensure the payroll is processed accurately and on time with minimal errors
  • Working alongside HR to ensure that all payroll changes are tracked
  • Inputting all payroll changes into the system
  • Working alongside the Finance team to ensure that the control account is clear
  • Complete end of year processes such as P11Ds and P60s
  • Being the first point of contact for all employee payroll queries
  • Being the first point of contact for all HMRC queries
  • Responsibility for managing the Company pension scheme, including:
  • Monthly uploads to our pension provider
  • Being the first point of contact for all pension queries
  • Collating and analysing data for internal and external reports, such as Gender Pay Gap Reporting and our industry salary survey

Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours:

  • Previous experience as a HR Administrator is essential
  • Previous experience with processing payroll for a medium-size business is essential
  • Complete understanding of the PAYE process
  • Ability to manually calculate tax, National Insurance and other deductions
  • Previous experience using ADP Freedom is advantageous
  • Previous experience using Workday HR is advantageous
  • Knowledge of statutory payment such as SMP, SPP, SSP etc.
  • Skilled and confident in using IT packages such as Microsoft Office and particularly Excel
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive and with a can-do attitude
  • Team player with a willingness to help others
  • Keen learner
  • Process driven but proactive in improving processes and the way we do things
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Salary £27,000 to £30,000

Please send your CV through to or give me a call on 020 8246 4877.