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Payroll Administrator

About the role

About the Role:

An exciting opportunity to join one of the largest organisations in the North East as part of their Payroll Team.

You will be joining a team of nine and will be responsible for the production and submission of weekly and monthly payrolls.

Do you have previous experience in payroll with good attention to detail and arithmetic skills? If so, this role could provide you with a brilliant opportunity to learn and grow in a career.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days based in the Sunderland office.

You will:

  • Plan and organise workload to ensure that weekly and monthly payrolls are delivered on time, providing additional cover for absent colleagues as appropriate.
  • Process weekly and monthly payrolls and associated outputs in accordance with payroll policies and procedures, and statutory regulations while ensuring all colleagues are paid accurately and on time.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of statutory HMRC regulation in order to ensure:
  • Provide advice and assistance to the payroll team colleagues and stakeholders in accordance with GDPR. This includes:
  • Propose changes to own & teamwork practises and procedure and implement new procedures as required by legislative, stakeholder and departmental changes.
  • Process requirements for information and advice on payroll matters and provide written responses in accordance with GDPR

About you:

  • Experienced in payroll administration of over 700 employees
  • Ability to embrace a positive team culture
  • Good communicator with excellent customer service skills
  • Experienced with administration of pensions
  • Ability to identify problems and make suggestions for improvements
  • Experienced in processing weekly payroll


  • 25 Days Holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
  • On-site Gym
  • Free on-site car parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established large scale business in the North East with potential for progression.

If you are interested in this role, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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