Payroll Administrator - Belfast

Payroll Administrator

Full time permanent

35 hours per week Monday to Friday

£16,000 - £20,000 per annum

Our client prides itself on delivery the highest quality of care to those under their supervision.  They are seeking a permanent full–time payroll administrator for their ever expanding team based at their head office in Belfast.

As part of the payroll team the post holder is responsible for administering and processing the payroll for the service users ensuring that each stage of the payroll process is actioned properly; that all staff are paid correctly; that appropriate and accurate information is provided to the Payroll Service Manager, service users and appropriate statutory bodies.

Main Responsibilities

  • To work as part of the payroll team undertaking administrative, advisory and payroll duties to ensure that processes and systems are completed to a high standard

  • To ensure that all payrolls are processed within the required timeframe and to liaise with other teams on matters relating to payroll.

  • To ensure that all pension administration, including Auto Enrolment processes are carried out in an accurate and timely manner. To keep up to date with regulations relating to employment and pension issues.

  • To ensure that service user’s records are accurate and up to date and that all requirements and procedures relating to their payrolls are being followed.

  • To liaise with HM Revenue & Customs and other statutory bodies as and when required.

  • To reconcile service users’ payrolls ensuring that all new joiners are added to the payroll, leavers removed at the correct time and all payroll instructions are actioned in an accurate and timely manner.

  • To ensure that all FPS and EPS returns are made to HMRC and pension providers in an accurate and timely manner.

  • To carry out other duties considered mutually reasonable by the post-holder and line manager

  • This job description is intended to give a general outline of the main duties of the post.

Person Specification

The Person Specification shows essential skills, abilities, knowledge and qualifications required to be able to carry out the duties of this post.


No specific requirement – a recognised payroll, accountancy or proven equivalent qualification will be an advantage


Experience and Knowledge

  • A track record in a finance or payroll post including the use of a computerised payroll system involving all aspects of payroll

  • A knowledge of payroll systems, taxation / national insurance rules

  • Experience in administration of auto-enrolment will be an advantage

  • Experience of operating a payroll within a payroll bureau environment will be an advantage

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • The successful candidate should have following personal qualities or skills:

  • IT proficiency in the basic functions of MS Word and experience in using MS Excel at intermediate level and ability to use and adapt quickly to new technology

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills which are applicable to a range of colleagues and service users

  • Good analytical and numeracy skills

  • Exemplary customer service skills and a team player

  • Able to work flexibly and work necessary hours to meet the demands of the position

  • Able to process a high volume of detailed work in a short time frame

  • Accuracy and an eye for detail, with a meticulous, systematic approach to problem solving

  • Trustworthy with the ability to deal with confidential information

  • A positive and good humoured nature

  • Commitment to equal opportunities and CILNI ethos

Summary of Benefits

  • 20 days paid leave per annum and 1 extra day per year of service up to a maximum of 25 days, plus public holidays

  • 11 days paid bank holiday leave per annum

  • Occupational sick pay scheme

  • Employer funded health plan (under review)

  • Free on-site car parking

If you would like more information on this role or you would like to apply you can contact Rachael or alternatively click the link provided.


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Rachael Stewart
02890 339968
Belfast BT2

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