Payroll Administrator

  • Job Reference: 84195239-2
  • Date Posted: 2 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Pinsent Masons LLP
  • Location: City, Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Claims & Legal
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description




Role Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Administrator to join our finance team based in our Birmingham office. The primary function of the Payroll Administrator is to provide support with the administration and processing of the UK monthly payroll.

Candidate Overview

We're looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and hard working individual who has great attention to detail and strong organisational skills.

Main duties:

  • To ensure the monthly payrolls are delivered accurately and on time for all Pinsent Masons employees.

  • Dealing with all aspects of payroll processing including starters, leavers, salary increases, adjustments, secondments and pensions.

  • Processing changes to employee's data and records (permanent and variable) including P45's, starter checklists, tax codes changes, P6's, Student Loans, AEOs, DEAs, DEOs and voluntary deductions.

  • Collating and inputting overtime reports as provided by HR Shared Services.

  • Checking and verifying all data input to payroll for processing.

  • Issue welcome emails to new joiners, including access to e-payslips/payslip app.

  • Dealing with payroll/salary and benefits related queries from current and ex-employees, internal departments, 3rd parties and various governmental bodies including HM Revenue and Customs.


  • A good standard of education including A level/GCSE Maths and English Language.
  • It is not essential that a recognised payroll related training/qualification is held but it may be advantageous for the right candidate.

Our Benefits

  • Join a global, innovative and forward thinking firm;

  • Discounts on various purchases including hotel stays, mobile phone contracts, theatre tickets, sporting events, holidays and insurance;

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday, private healthcare and contributory pension.

About Us

Pinsent Masons is an international law firm that ranks amongst the top 75 law firms globally, with a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in its deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which its clients operate.

We know that our culture sets us apart, and with over 1,500 lawyers operating from 24 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, it is at the heart of our success as a leading international law firm. Our core values are Approachable, Bold and Connected and as a firm we hold these in high regard. Personally and collectively, we live them every day and our firm is a better place for it.

Pinsent Masons stands out in particular for its innovative approach to service delivery and in 2016 we were ranked among the five most Innovative Law Firms in Europe.

For any queries or for a copy of the full job description then please contact our in-house recruiter Helen Simpson. Please note we only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.