Job details

Payroll Administrator

Job reference: 002529

Closing date: 19/01/2019

Salary: up to £22,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Best known by our 3 power brands; Simply Be, Jacamo and of course JD Williams, we generated revenues of over £922 million in 2017/2018, with (adjusted)pre-tax profits of £81.6 million. Our vision is to become a leading digital retailer and to continue to expand our active customer base of over 4 million, becoming the universally loved experts in fashion that fits by helping our customers’ look and feel amazing through our trusted family of over 10 brands.

We are looking for Payroll and Expenses Administrator to join us expanding Payroll Department. Reporting to Payroll Manager, you will be primarily responsible for processing the payroll and expenses and ensuring all transactions are processed efficiently and in a timely and accurate manner. In addition, you will offer a fantastic solution orientated front of house service to business stakeholders on payroll related queries. The role requires a well organised, flexible individual with the ability to prioritise workload whilst supporting on longer term projects which impact the area.

Daily Responsibilities as Payroll and Expenses Administrator;

  • Processing expense payments and cash advances, maintaining and reconciling in line with company policy.
  • Liaising with staff, management and third parties on payroll/expenses related queries.
  • Responsibility for calculation and payments of occupational sick pay, SSP,SMP and SFP etc.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports as required.
  • Maintain payroll system information and records by calculating, updating and processing data.
  • Administration and upkeep of the lunar and monthly pension schemes.
  • Upkeep of company time and attendance system.

What you will need to succeed;

  • Proven track of experience in payroll
  • Basic skills in the use of ICT especially Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to embrace new challenges
  • Experience of dealing with pension schemes
  • Expenses and cash advance knowledge is essential
  • Experience of calculating salary adjustments based on working patterns
  • Full understanding of all legislative statutory payments

In return, you’ll receive up to 22000 per annum and excellent benefits package along with a defined development plan to help you progress your career. 


The closing date for this job has now passed.