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Payroll Compliance Analyst (6 months)

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
People Services (Human Resources)
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Due to growth and a desire to improve our processes and procedures, we have an exciting 6 month fixed term role for a Payroll Compliance Analyst.

About the Team

The Payroll & Benefits team consist of 12 ambitious and extremely customer focused individuals. We strive to deliver the best possible service we can, whilst also enjoying some fun along the way. We work Monday to Friday, typical office hours, but if the pressure is on, we all chip in – we never leave anyone behind!

The Payroll Compliance Analyst’ main requirement is to provide the Admiral Payroll team with compliance support ensuing that changes to legislation and policies are updated within a timely manner. The role will also require the Payroll Compliance Analyst to carry out a review of current practices and the setup within the payroll system (iTrent) making recommendations and actioning accordingly

Main Duties

  • Provide compliance support on legislation changes, advising on best practice and making suitable recommendations for changes, ensure these changes are adopted within internal processes and promoted to the business
  • Review current practices and provide recommendations for change and ensuring these are setup correctly within our payroll system (iTrent)
  • Support and assist the Payroll Management team with ad hoc tasks and reviews, such as pensions, average holiday pay calculations etc

Experience and Qualifications Required

We are looking for a candidate with previous senior payroll experience, ideally you will have been a Payroll Manager or Senior Payroller with extensive compliance and analysis experience, confident in analysing processes and recommending changes to senior colleagues in the business and ensuring changes are implemented in a timely manner with relevant policies updated.

Essential Skills

  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and ensuring confidentiality is met at all times
  • An enthusiastic personality that consistently strives to provide a great service
  • An inquisitive mind that questions how we do tasks and looks of ways to improve
  • Previous Payroll Experience, ideally 5 years +
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel and Outlook.
  • CIPP Qualification
  • iTrent Payroll Experience


  • CIPD Qualification

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements, and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Danielle Jones. If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop them an e-mail or give them a call on the recruitment line – 0800 118 1619.

Please note, we are not accepting CV’s from agencies for this role. Agencies on our PSL should only send CVs if asked to do so by the Recruitment team.