Payroll Assistant

Job Detail

Job Title: Payroll Assistant

Salary: £35000 + benefits

Location: Manchester

Posted: 05/07/2024


or call 0161 836 9043

Job Purpose


Reporting to Payroll Manager your responsibilities will range from working closely with the existing payroll & commission team delivering group payrolls, through to being a focal point within the business for key Stakeholders including support staff across Finance, HR, Sales, Advice Team.



Day-to-Day Responsibilities


·         Delivering monthly group payrolls within an established team, processing end to end payroll for approximately 2200 UK employees

·         Being a point of contact within the business for key Stakeholders including support staff and managers across the Group

·         Processing of statutory deductions Including TAX, NI, SSP, SMP, benefits scheme deductions, pension scheme assessment & contributions, Year End returns including P11Ds, PSAs and GPGR

·         Working alongside key stakeholders to provide administration of HR software throughout the group.

·         Data quality exception reporting from HR software in liaison with payroll team and departmental coordinator

·         Accurate recording of contractual and discretionary benefits across UKI Group on internal and third party platforms

·         You will also be involved in the reporting and reconciliation of data to group Finance teams for inclusion in management accounts

·         Assisting Payroll Manager & Payroll/Commissions Accountant in all areas



What you Bring to the Team


·         Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a wealth of payroll experience throughout their career

·         Strong payroll legislation knowledge

·         Hands on end to end payroll processing experience

·         Ability to organise & prioritise workloads to meet important deadlines.

·         Pension auto-enrolment knowledge and experience

·         Strong MS Excel skills

·         Excellent team player




Why Join our Team?

Peninsula is the leading provider of Employment Law, Health & Safety and Legal services to SME’s in the UK. Established in 1983, we have around 32,000 clients who have already integrated Peninsula to work as part of their HR and Health and Safety departments. We employ around 1,500 people across the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

We offer a fantastic benefits package including a company profit related pay scheme, 25 Days holiday rising with service to 27 Days after 2 Years and 28 Days after 3 Years, Birthdays off work, Access to Perkbox - excellent offers and freebies, Christmas Bonus after 3 years’ service, Access to Employee Assistance Programme, Private Health Care cover after 5 years, free ‘bakers breakfast’ every Monday, free fitness class and fruit every Wednesday (to combat those breakfast calories!)



or call 0161 836 9043

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