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Payroll/Accounts Administrator

Job Ref: Payroll/Accounts Administrator 22-08-22
Type: Admin / Finance

Location: Glenrothes


Job Title:                                    Payroll/Accounts Administrator

Reporting to:                              Financial Controller

Division:                                    Proclad Group

Hours of Work:                          Full Time Permanent

Salary:                                      d.o.e.

Proclad Group have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join their UK Finance team in Glenrothes. The role demands accuracy, diligence, resilience and would suit a self-motivated individual.

A market competitive salary will be offered dependant on experience. Benefits of employment include 33 days holiday per year on a pro rata basis (including public holidays), an employer pension contribution of 5% of salary and life assurance.

Key competencies:

  • ·        Full working knowledge of sage payroll essential
  • ·        Up to date knowledge of all UK legislation relating to payroll matters
  • ·        Excellent attention to detail
  • ·        Numerate with sound spreadsheet and IT skills
  • ·        Good team player
  • ·        Able to work on own initiative when required
  • ·        Enthusiastic and highly motivated.
  • ·        Competent on ERP system
  • ·        Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • ·        Excellent communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • ·        Confidentiality, integrity, and discretion



  • ·        Processing weekly and monthly payroll for 7 divisions (presently around 172 Employees)
  • ·        Deal with payroll queries from employees in a timely manner
  • ·        Pension administration including auto enrolment and re-enrolment. Transfer of pension payments to pension provider
  • ·        Process statutory payments, HMRC downloads of tax codes, RTI changes and student loans
  • ·        Liaise with HMRC when required
  • ·        Managing payroll year end process
  • ·        Managing deductions for third parties 
  • ·        Maintaining and updating payroll records
  • ·        Process payroll journals through ERP system
  • ·        Administration and processing of P11D’s and benefit in kind information
  • ·        Administration of expenses forms
  • ·        Manage and reconcile payroll control accounts on a monthly basis
  • ·        Work in conjunction with HR department to ensure smooth processing of all payroll information
  • ·        Assist with the administration of company life insurance scheme
  • ·        Assist with co-ordinating and processing group salary recharges
  • ·        Periodic review and assessment of payroll procedures
  • ·        Assist with ad hoc duties where required


Experience –

  • ·        5+ years’ experience in a similar role is essential
  • ·        Experience of using sage payroll software is essential
  • ·        A high level of proficiency in Microsoft excel and word
  • ·        Experience of working in a fast paced environment

To apply, send your CV and covering letter describing how you feel you meet the requirements detailed to

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