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Role:                          Payroll Administrator               
Salary:                       £21,000
Location:                  Sheffield
Type:                         Permanent – Full Time


2Fawcett are recruiting for a Payroll Administrator to join a company located in Sheffield on a permanent basis.  This is a non profit, social enterprise who pride themselves on going the extra mile with a smile on their face.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Payroll Administrator

  1. Responding to client’s enquiries via email and telephone
  2. Currently using Sage Payroll and in the process of moving to Brightpay you will:
  • Process new starters and leavers
  • Input hours and administrate payroll on a monthly/4weekly cycle
  • Produce relevant documents (Payslips, P45, Pension Correspondence, P30, P32)
  • Calculate & record holiday entitlements
  • Calculate & Record SSP/SMP/SPP etc
  • Ensure all necessary deductions are aligned with HMRC Guidelines
  1. Enrolling new clients on PAYE scheme
  2. Administrating client’s direct payments using Xero
  3. Checking and processing purchase invoices relating to client’s direct payments
  4. Other Tasks Include:
  • Calculating timesheets in accordance with the agreed direct payment
  • Processing pension contribution submissions using Nest Pensions
  • Liaising with Pensions Regulator
  • Reporting payroll information to clients including payments to HMRC
  • Supporting the Finance Officer with various accounts duties
  • Answering client correspondence including letters, emails and telephone queries relating to payroll in accordance with the agreed service levels
  • Attending training, line management supervisions and team meetings as appropriate
  • Upholding confidentiality and privacy of the clients and the organisation
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your developing role and overall objectives of the organisation.

Requirements of the Payroll Administrator

  • Performing a wide range of administrative duties in a busy office environment
  • Working under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Engaging confidently in internal and external written and telephone communications
  • Excellent communication, data entry and numerical skills
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to problem solve and identify anomalies within data
  • Confident when handling and prioritising multiple tasks to meet all deadlines whilst working under pressure
  • IT literacy including confidence to work with data management systems
  • Quick learner, with the ability to use own initiative and to understand the context in which this client operates
  • Diplomatic and empathetic approach to dealing with challenging situations, retaining a positive outlook
  • Desire to share knowledge of ways of working to promote continual improvement
  • Working collaboratively as part of a small team – treating colleagues fairly, kindly and with respect
  • Understanding the importance of maintaining confidentiality and discretion
  • Willing to continuously develop and participate in training where required


Working Hours

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

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