Benefits and Payroll Administrator Benefits and Payroll Administrator …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Nov 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Nov 21
As the Payroll and Benefits Officer, you will be responsible to perform payroll support and backup tasks, which are essential to maintain the smooth running of the payroll process. The main day to day responsibilities within this role is the collection and input of information to the payroll system, checking of payroll outputs, and query resolution. This is a full time position working from the office in central London five days a week.

Additional responsibilities/roles include providing support to the Managing Director as well as the Finance Manager and wider team, which will include the following :


  • Maintaining and updating payroll information in a precise and accurate manner with payment of all Salaries and Drawings;
  • Process and amend any tax code changes;
  • Contribution towards providing an efficient, confidential and professional payroll service to all levels within the firm;
  • Processing flexible benefits schemes such as Cycle to Work schemes etc.
  • Assisting with completion of PAYE Settlement Agreement; P11d’s;
  • Assist in preparation and submission of annual expenses and benefits forms;
  • Maintain holiday and sick records, as well as right to work checklists;
  • Dealing with pensions and income protection related queries raised by staff and corresponding with the pension provider and broker as necessary;
  • Assist the CEO/CAO on drafting Recruitment Letters;
  • Manage and issue Annual Bonus Letters;
  • Assist on Interview process for Internship Committee – 8-10 hires each Summer;
  • Working with the firm's parent company, creating regular reports for senior management using the in-house CRM system 
  • Manage internal on-boarding of new members and controlling quarterly Compliance Reporting requirements;
  • Take responsibility for the induction, appraisal (using in-house software), probation letters, development and training of staff;
  • Other adhoc tasks, as necessary;

Interested candidates should meet the following requirements:


  • Have strong understanding of the payroll principles
  • Accounting background (desirable)
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good investigative and query handling skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Positive approach to tackling issues and ability to assess severity of issues and escalate accordingly
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work on own initiative and support team in task prioritisation and execution
  • Strong customer service skill
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with differing personality types
  • Be team-oriented and possess strong integrity and professionalism
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