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Payroll Administrator




Priory Group Central Office, 2 Barton Close, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1SJ

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special - an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the health, social care and education landscape across the UK.

Job Advert Location Description

This role will be based at our People Team Office in Leicester.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join the team and support our growing business. Reporting to the Payroll Team Leader, the Payroll Administrator will be responsible for processing the end to end monthly payroll for a large number of employees. The Payroll Administrator will also be responsible for delivering excellent and efficient service, ensuring the accurate and timely delivery of the payroll each month.

Payroll Administrator roles & responsibilities include but not limited to

• In liaison with colleagues, ensures that all employee related data is correctly entered into the Priory Payroll System, and that all necessary amendments have been completed prior to the payroll cut-off date
• Answers employees’ queries in respect of payroll, referring any complex issues to the appropriate level / manager.
• Assist sites and third parties with enquires and sometimes demanding and difficult situations which will require demonstrable communication and interpersonal skills
• Responsible for the accurate inputting of data, ensuring that employees are paid accurately and on time
• Ensure accurate and timely filing of documentation at the end of the processing month
• The role holder will generally work within existing procedures and processes; however, there will occasionally be the need for more adaptive thinking, particularly when dealing with more complex or unusual queries

What we’d like from a Payroll Administrator

• Previous experience in a busy Payroll environment 
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to prioritise workload
• Effective communication skills
• Hands on experience with payroll applications (iTrent experience particularly desirable)
• A methodical and logical approach to tasks
• Team player
• Strong IT skills

What we’d like to give you

• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Online benefits and cash back rewards
• Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
• Technology Scheme (qualifying period)
• Employee Referral Scheme
• SMART Pension
• Access to Career Pathways scheme

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the attached job description prior to  submitting an application.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert before the listed closing date should we find a suitable candidate before this.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS.

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