27th July 2018

Payroll Administrator

Reference: PAN110

Location: County Down Job Type: Temporary Salary: £9 - £10 Date Posted: 27/07/2018

Abacus Temporary Business Services team have been selected to support with the recruitment of an experienced payroll administrator to join their team on a temporary contract 3-6 month full time hours. Our client operates on a global market and has an exceptional reception for their quality pharmaceutical products.

Why This Role

This role will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to join a globally recognised organisations for their use of innovation, development of industry leading products and exceptional values to their customers and staff hence why they are rated as one of the top employers in Northern Ireland.

The Role

As the payroll administrator you will be responsible for a variety of administrative duties within the payroll department of the organisation.

You will be required to undertake the following duties:

  • Updating employee time and attendance records onto in-house system
  • Daily processing of employees attendance records and hours worked
  • Review of payroll files ensuring all information entered is accurate before submitting for final approval
  • Creation and updating of employee payroll information on banking system
  • Liaising with HR department on payroll matters
  • Managing internal employee payroll queries
  • Other administrative duties as required from the department


  • Applicants must be educated to GCSE level with grade (A – C) in Maths and English or equivalent
  • 2 years previous experience of working in a busy payroll/HR/ finance department
  • Previous experience in MS office applications including Word and Excel Desirable Criteria
  • Previous experience on Payroll Systems (e.g. Sage)
  • Experience interacting internal departments to resolve payroll queries
  • Experience of working with all aspects of payroll procedures


  • CIPP or equivalent


  • Weekly pay at a pay rate of £8.50-£9.50 per hour depending upon experience
  • Fixed term contract 3-6 months with possible extension
  • Onsite parking
  • Opportunity to work for an industry leading global organisation
  • Immediate start


Laura Kearney laura@abacus.jobs 02890998458

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Laura Kearney

Laura Kearney

Business Services Temporaries Recruitment Consultant

028 9031 3157

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