Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Senior Payroll Administrator

Senior Payroll Administrator
Location: Wiltshire
Contract: Temporary (3 months initial)
Rate: £16-19 per hour umbrella
Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working - 1 day per week


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Wiltshire for a Senior Payroll Administrator on a temporary basis.

The Senior Payroll Administrator will support the Payroll Service Team in delivering a high-quality payroll service for Council employees, Councillors and Elections.

Main Responsibilities

  • End-to-end payroll processing, ensuring that the payroll service is administered and delivered within the Authority's defined policy, legislation frameworks and agreed service levels

  • Apply specialist Knowledge to deal with complex problems/ queries regarding pay, allowances and other payments which involves complex annual calculations.

  • Process all data received by the department for input onto payroll, verifying all entries are properly authorised and calculated prior to payroll input.

  • To calculate and process manual payments, ensuing that systems are utilised effectively to check calculations and that details of these payments are recorded and subsequently processed

  • Support the processing of starters, leavers and changes and statutory payments, such as SSP, SMP etc

Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years end-to-end payroll processing

  • Understanding and knowledge of UK payroll legal requirements, statutory forms and reporting

  • Knowledge of Civica payroll, Teachers Pension & Local Government Pension schemes a distinct advantage

  • Excellent numeracy skills and close attention to detail with ability to prioritise and organise workload effectively

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.