Payroll Administrator Full Time This position has been filled

  • HMV

HMV is a leading specialist retailer of music, film, games and technology products, with 111 stores around the UK, offering a wide selection of new release and catalogue titles. The hmv brand, made famous by the iconic image of the ‘dog and trumpet’ trademark featuring ‘Nipper, is practically synonymous with the very history and development of British popular music and culture. Hmv’s rich heritage as a retail specialist stretches back over 90 years to 20th July 1921 when its first store in London’s Oxford Street was officially opened by the celebrated British composer and conductor, Sir Edward Elgar.

HMV has a great opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to join our busy payroll team based in London.  This role administers all aspects of an effective fortnightly and monthly payroll service for approximately 1,600 permanent staff and up to 600 seasonal staff and to offer excellent customer service standards to the Stores, the Human Resources function and the Regional Managers


Key Responsibilities:

  • Process data input for starters, terminations and status changes to specified time scales and following appropriate procedure
  • Process weekly validation reports from timesheets and action payroll adjustments
  • Process monthly National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases
  • Administer company sick pay and paternity pay and assist in the various statutory payments and HR absence deductions
  • Assist in the intake of seasonal staff starters, ad hoc changes and terminations
  • Update and maintain payroll processing documents to ensure all payroll procedures, HMRC and company policies are followed at all times
  • Effectively resolve payroll queries in a timely manner


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience e in a payroll environment working on a high volume payroll
  • High level of numeracy and strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of KCS Snowdrop payroll software
  • Experience with auto-enrolment
  • PAYE knowledge of tax and national insurance
  • Knowledge and experience in administering SSP, SMP, SAP, SPP and ShPP
  • Preparation of manual payslip calculations
  • Good knowledge of payroll processing from start to finish and Year End process
  • Strong attention to detail with a successful track record of accuracy
  • Self-motivated and flexible approach to work
  • Commitment to maintaining good standards within payroll
  • Ability to follow instructions and written procedures
  • Ability to plan and organise workload to ensure all deadlines are met


Benefits of this role include:

  • 23 days holiday
  • Staff discount
  • And a generous pension



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