Senior Payroll Administrator

Senior Payroll Administrator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Payroll Administrator to join our team.


  • Assist with complex payroll calculations;
  • Support senior colleagues with projects and business development activities;
  • Work closely with the payroll management team to ensure clients are serviced to the highest possible level;
  • Handling pensioner queries;
  • Review multiple payrolls and feeding back to Administrators;
  • Ad-hoc reporting;
  • Assist with pension audits as required;
  • Any ad-hoc duties or projects that may be necessary;
  • Calculating statutory payments such as SSP, SMP SPP etc where necessary;
  • Creating of easy to use guides on UK payroll/tax system;
  • Point of contact for any payroll queries;
  • Be responsible for accurately entering all payroll input and processing for each pay-run;
  • Assisting clients with payroll support;
  • Work closely with the HR team ensuring that all HR changes are processed;
  • Process all pension monthly & year end data.


  • Proven experience in an Administration role;
  • Provide payroll-based reports for the company including costs, annulaised hours and staffing levels;
  • Pension auto-enrolment;
  • Manage annualised hours system for operations staff;
  • Monitor employee holiday/sick entitlements;
  • Immediately available;
  • Provide full ELF/Sage system support to the business;
  • Managing weekly/monthly payroll for approximately 350 staff;
  • Manage year-end payroll;
  • Previous experience of processing all types of payroll;
  • Process new starters/leavers/staff turnover;
  • Based locally to the Birmingham area;
  • Intermediate and above excel skills;
  • Have a DBS within the last 12 months (active or on the update service).