Payroll Administrator

Location: Ripon

Yorkshire and Humberside

Other information: 37.5 hour week

Salary: £18,000 - £21,000

Reference #: 127158

Wolseley UK is looking for a Payroll Administrator to join our vibrant team at our Ripon Offices.

As a FTSE 100 company, Wolseley UK is the UK's leading distributor of plumbing and building materials and products, serving professionals in the construction industry through a number of trading brands.


About the Role

Working within a centre of excellence you will be process and administer payroll data on behalf of the business (circa 6,500 employees) ensuring all payrolls are processed in line with deadlines.  This is an excellent opportunity to provide a real customer focused service which supports the long term vision for the People Centre and to be an essential part of an integrated payroll customer service to all employees of the business.

This is an extremely diverse role whereby you will be involved in processing, administering and inputting information for all aspects of the payroll cycles up to and including BAC’s payment and costing files.  The role will also involve:

  • Ensuring that payroll data is accurate and maintained in accordance with processes and procedures in the Payroll system
  • Administering the changes of Terms and Conditions of Employment, salary increases and personal details changes, accurately and efficiently
  • Collating and uploading absence data to ensure that statutory payments are made and recorded
  • Ensuring close working relationships with all HR Shared Service Centre Teams
  • Providing a pro-active and positive customer service to support the overall HR Shared Service Centre KPI’s

About you

Previous experience of processing payroll related information and inputting to payroll systems on a large scale with multiple demands would be highly desirable as would the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of payroll administration processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of up to date statutory and legislative regulations in relation to payroll
  • High levels of numeracy and computer literacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels
  • A very positive and pro-active approach to customer service – previous experience within a customer facing role will be essential
  • Excellent time management and able to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment

Wolseley UK offers a world of opportunity and we’re looking for colleagues who are passionate about great customer service and want to shape and develop their career.   If this sounds like you, apply now!


This position is full time 37.5 hours per week.

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