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Payroll Administrator

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Human Resources
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £24,490 plus excellent benefits

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Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,490

Hours: 37.5 

This role forms part of the HR & Payroll Services team, providing transactional advice and support to both Charity employees and managers.  You will assist with the end to end processing of the in-house payroll and act as the first point of contact for all payroll related queries.

You will ensure that the appropriate checks and reconciliations take place to support effective payroll controls in line with team performance standards.  You will be expected to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and will have the opportunity to support the Payroll Supervisor in the development of new processes and procedures.

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.

Your profile

  • 2-5 years Payroll expertise
  • Knowledge of legal and statutory requirements in relation to pay, benefits and expenses
  • Experience of customer services / query management with an understanding of how to resolve queries effectively and the ability to articulate payroll issues to senior colleagues
  • Experience of working within a high volume, transactional payroll function, providing a customer centric payroll service
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A flexible approach and a desire to work as part of a team and support the wider operational environment
  • Competent use of relevant systems - ideally SAP and Allocate or other T&A system
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to work to deadlines and around occasional/seasonal pressure

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide a query resolution service to managers and employees
  • To maintain payroll systems and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • To adhere to internal payroll procedures, whilst complying with relevant legislation
  • To identify, investigate, and resolve discrepancies in timecard and payroll records
  • To honour confidentiality of employees' pay records
  • Providing monthly, annual and ad hoc reporting, including statutory reporting
  • Calculating internal and statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SPP, shift allowances etc.)
  • Contribute to monthly and year-end Payroll reconciliations
  • Processing of employee expenses
  • To work collaboratively as part of one team across HR & Payroll Services.


We offer an excellent benefits package including: Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Car lease scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications.