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Payroll Administrator - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2095 Date Posted: Monday 11 Sep 2017
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iMultiply are delighted to be working with one of Scotland and the UK's most recognisable and successful businesses to recruit a Payroll Administrator on a fixed term contract basis in Edinburgh.

The Company

Established over 150 years ago, this business has seen continuous growth, especially over the past 25 years.  Their head offices are based in Edinburgh where the culture is very supportive and encouraging.  Throughout the business, there are team leaders and managers that focus on ensuring the teams are working well together and have excellent working conditions.  Even though this is a commercial business, they have a significant focus on supporting local Scottish charities and communities constantly organising events and fundraisers to help thousands of people. 

On Offer

The salary for this role will be £20,000.  This role is for a fixed term of 6 months to cover for maternity leave. Due to the ever-growing nature of the business, there is the possibility of this role becoming permanent or even being extended.  

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for collating payroll information from various different sources that include a combination of weekly and monthly payrolls.  You will be reporting into the Payroll Manager and liaising with various different stakeholders both internally and externally.  Their offices are based in Edinburgh with parking facilities on site and also accessible via public transport.

You will be responsible for, but not restricted to, the following duties: 

  • Assisting in the preparation for the day-to-day payroll collation for the group international businesses
  • Support the regional Payroll and HR Managers with the collation of payroll matters
  • Processing all starters and leavers.
  • Liaising with external payroll provider on all payroll matters
  • Ensuring 3rd party payments are made by payroll provider
  • Quarterly Bonus calculations
  • Annual Group bonus calculations
  • Updating financial dimensions/cost centres as required
  • General payroll administration and ad hoc duties as required

To be considered for this role, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 12 months experience working in Payroll, either collating data or processing end to end weekly or monthly payrolls
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Possess strong communication skills and the ability to communicate with colleagues of all levels regarding any payroll queries
  • Have a maximum of one week's notice 

For more information, please get in touch with Fiona Gardner on 0131 603 7747 or by email at for a confidential discussion.