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Payroll Consultant (6 months)

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
People Services (Human Resources)
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Due to growth and a re-structure of our team we have a 6 months fixed term Payroll Consultant vacancy. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a move into a payroll role.

About the Team

The Payroll & Benefits team consist of 12 ambitious and extremely customer focus 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!

Job Purpose

The Payroll Consultants' main requirement is to provide Admiral with an exceptional Payroll service, dealing with different aspects of Payroll administration for staff and managers and providing a first-class service to all external and internal customers that come into contact with the Payroll team.

Main Duties

  • Accurate processing of all payroll data including starters, leavers, attendance, overtime, incentives and statutory payments in line with company procedures and current legislation.
  • Manage pay queries from staff, by email, mail, telephone and face to face with a supportive and friendly manner
  • Provide a supportive and collaborative approach to other colleagues within the team  

Experience and Qualifications Required

We are looking for a candidate with previous payroll experience, ideally 3 years + who strives to deliver and first-class payroll service. Previous customer facing role is essential and a CIPP qualification would put you in good stead for this role!

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 3 years +
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and Outlook.
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role.


  • CIPP 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 Valvanuz Guerrero. 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 CVs from agencies for this role. Agencies on our PSL should only send CVs if asked to do so by the Recruitment team.