Payroll Administrator

Ref: J2295

Salary: Market related

Location: Orpington, Greater London, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Public Practice

Grafton Banks is delighted to be working with a large accountancy practice in Orpington who are seeking an experienced Payroll Administrator.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Run payrolls according to client specification/ instructions including data entry.
  • Action starters/leavers.
  • Action statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP, ShPP) in accordance with HMRC legislation.
  • Assist in dealing with written and verbal general and technical queries from internal and external clients.
  • Monthly/weekly filing of FPS submissions in accordance with RTI.
  • Setting up employees in pension schemes in line with auto-enrolment.
  • Ensure compliance with GDPR.
  • Billing clients.
  • Work towards improving client relationships for both existing and new clients.
  • General administration including filing.
  • Attend networking events as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience required


  • Similar experience in a similar (payroll bureau) role.
  • Knowledge of Star payroll software.
  • In depth and up-to-date knowledge of pay and benefits legislation.
  • Thorough understanding of statutory benefits and entitlements.
  • Practical experience of year end procedures.
  • Working towards or willing to start working towards CIPP qualification.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Thorough and accurate approach to work.


  • Knowledge of the CIS scheme.
  • Understanding of payroll aspects of NIC, pensions and salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Experience of auto-enrolment.
  • Flexible approach during busy periods.

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For further information please contact Ryan Leggett on 01622 584 334, or email

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