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Payroll Specialist

Sector . Payroll
Location . Bedfordshire
Salary . £25k - 30k per year
Contract Type . Permanent
2022-01-06 00:00:00 2022-04-06 Distinct Recruitment Ltd

I know, I know, its frustrating isn’t it looking for a payroll job when they all look the same, or when the role doesn’t actually exist!


A recognisable client based in Bedford are looking to recruit a Payroll Specialist on an permanent basis This is a hybrid position working 1-2 days per week in the office and 3-4 days remotely. Therefore, you must be happy to commute to the office near Kempston where required.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager you will join a payroll team of 2 responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of the companies multiple monthly UK payrolls totalling over 1000 employees.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-        Employee query management and resolution

-        Payroll data input

-        Manging the starter and leaver process

-        Issuing contracts of employment and general administration

-        Calculating and processing legislative payments including SMP, SSP and SPP

-        Preparing all payroll data for submission to outsourced provider at month end

-        Acting as a key point of contact for all payroll queries

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate previous experience working within a busy payroll department. Expert knowledge is not essential, but you should have a basic understanding of UK PAYE legislation, including tax, national insurance and statutory deductions such and sick pay and maternity pay.

In reward for your skills you will join an established team with a wealth of knowledge within a fantastic company that is highly regarded in the area as well as a strong benefits package.

Salary and Benefits

The organisation are offering a salary of up to £30,000 per annum for the successful Payroll Specialist. You will also receive discretionary bonus, pension, healthcare, flexible and hybrid working as well as a clear development plan.  

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