Payroll Clerk

Page Personnel Finance
22000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type

They have a requirement to recruit for a experienced Payroll enthusiast to assist in working and developing the payroll function, improving processes and ensuring that the payroll function runs smoothly on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Client Details

My client is a large commercial business with a strong brand and market leading presence within the automotive industry. A business offering growth and development with a generous study support package.


The Payroll Clerk based in Stratford-upon-avon will be responsible for:

  • Processing starters and leavers
  • Recording absence, calculation of SSP and company sick pay
  • Processing time sheet payments
  • Updating personal records
  • Filing
  • Keeping up to date with HMRC legislation
  • Dealing with internal and external queries
  • Adhering to strict policies and processes
  • Any other duties required

Essential Experience

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work accurately within deadlines
  • Strong numerical skills


The Payroll Clerk based in Stratford-upon-avon must have:


  • Team Player
  • Ability to motivate self
  • Common sense
  • Good communicator, written and verbal
  • Professional
  • Procedural
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive
  • Desire to learn and further payroll knowledge


  • Ability to organise own work
  • Ability to work within strict unmovable deadlines
  • Be able to acquire/chase paperwork and information from all levels of management in a polite professional manner
  • Have intermediate skills in excel, outlook express and word
  • Record/input information with 100% accuracy, and know when to question if information is not correct
  • Strong numerical skills


  • Broad knowledge of the company hierarchy
  • Know who is responsible to send information, how and when
  • Know where payroll fits into the company structure and who it reports to
  • Specific knowledge of the Company rules and procedures (staff handbook/contract of employment)
  • Specific knowledge of payroll and payroll system
  • Have up to date knowledge of HMRC legislation & basic knowledge of employment law

Job Offer

The Payroll Clerk based in Stratford-upon-avon will receive:

GBP22,000-GBP30,000 + Study support