Casanovas Recruitment Solutions

HR and Accountancy Specialists

Recruitment agency based in Essex and Suffolk, specialising in both Human Resource and Accountancy job roles.

Payroll Administrator

Colchester, Essex

Job DateStarts Sep 2023 for 1 Months

Job Salary£23,000.00 and £27,000.00 Per Annum

Casanovas Recruitment Solutions have a 12-month contract position available as a Payroll Administrator within a large organisation based in Colchester but services a large geographical area of clients within the health care sector. The contract is for initially a 12 month period to cover a new system implementation and can offer a hybrid working environment.

The role:

As a full time Payroll Administrator you will be processing multiple payrolls so must be able to prioritise and multi-task, along with having a high attention to detail. The department processes high volumes of payrolls for a varying number of clients, so being able to remain calm under pressure is key.

Day to day in the role: 

  • Prepare weekly and monthly payroll runs
  • Collate information from clients in various forms as well as doing client online banking
  • Process advised changes including tax code, bonuses, pay rates all by agreed cut off dates
  • Deal with enquiries from employees, and relevant authorities
  • Administer pension auto-enrolment
  • Calculate holiday pay, SMP, SSP, SPP
  • Process starters and leavers
  • Load BACS payments
  • End of month and year end submissions
  • Completion of P45 and P60s
  • Process all reports including the submission to HMRC
  • Issue payslips to employees and a breakdown summary to each client


The successful candidate must be computer literate, ideally with experience of the SAGE Payroll software.
Candidates must also be familiar with current legislation and be able to work under tight deadlines.

Previous experience in a similar role and at a similar level is essential for this role.

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