Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Part-Time Payroll Co-ordinator

Part-Time Payroll Co-ordinator
Basic Salary- £22,000-£23,000 (Pro-rata & based on experience) plus bonus 
& other excellent PLC company benefits 
Hours: 20 hours (across Monday-Friday only)
Due to business growth, we are expanding the team and recruiting an experienced Payroll Co-ordinator to join our busy HR function based at Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry. This is a part time role, ideally 4 hours per day – although we are flexible on specifics.
The Company
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll Co-ordinator. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘Dignity in the Workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. Appointing and nurturing talent across our business is key to our continued growth.
The Role
Working as part of a small team, the role will involve working closely with the existing Payroll Co-ordinator, to support the processing of payroll for approximately 900 employees, on a monthly pay cycle. Whilst payroll is administered through an external provider (ADP), the majority of the processing is controlled in house. In addition, the auto-enrolment assessment and pension administration is also conducted by the payroll function.
Reporting to the HR Services Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Collation of monthly payroll data within required timeframes and authorisation guidelines, ensuring data is accurately submitted to the payroll provider
  • Ensuring legal compliance
  • Working closely with the external provider
  • Administration of the HRIS/payroll system
  • Supporting the payroll transfer for all acquired businesses
  • Supporting the management of statutory leave, and starters and leavers processes
  • Involvement in payroll auditing for accuracy
  • Completion of monthly reports
  • Providing management information as and when required
  • Supporting all payroll and tax queries
  • Cost analysis and reconciliation activities with Finance
  • Supporting the annual budget processes
  • Supporting tax year end processes
  • Understanding and conducting the auto-enrolment pension assessment activities
  • Supporting Finance with P11D and PSA activities
  • Support ad-hoc payroll projects
  • Supporting both internal and external audits

Do you have the Right Profile?
The successful candidate will have at least four years previous payroll experience, ideally within a large mule-site organisation. You will have a sound understanding of UK tax legislation, and the ability to carry out manual calculations. Ideally, you will also have experience in both in-house and outsourced payroll management systems.
You will have excellent organisation skills. With a strong attention to detail and be able to prioritise workloads effectively. Strong communication skills and confidentiality are a must. You will be familiar with GDPR requirements and will be customer-focused and results-oriented.
With regards to IT skills, you must be competent in word, outlook and excel, with the ability to use excel for reporting and analysis purposes.
The Package
We offer a competitive basic salary, with the opportunity to earn bonus. We also offer a flexible benefits package, incorporating the following:

  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service)
  • Holiday Purchasing
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Cover Cash Savings Plan
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee Well-being initiatives
  • Service Awards
  • Access to a wide Training and Development programme

How to Apply
This is a key appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within three weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.