Payroll Administrator (National Payroll Team) – Tonbridge

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Payroll Administrator (National Payroll Team) – Tonbridge

(Other office locations would be considered for the right candidate -

At First Actuarial, we put people and solutions at the heart of our pensions business. We
make the complex world of pensions clear and accessible to members, trustees and
employers. After over 15 years of stellar growth, we are looking to recruit people with the
right qualities to join us on our journey and make the most of working for such a positive

As a Payroll Administrator, you’ll be processing pensioner payroll as part of the National
Payroll Team for a variety of clients of various sizes and complexity from across the
business. Your contribution will enable us to meet our client expectations and deliver an
essential part of our business, which is to pay our pensioners the right amount at the right
time. The role will require you to communicate effectively with a variety of colleagues across
the business as well as directly with our clients.

Why work at First Actuarial?

Talented employees who are happy to work to the best of their ability for the business and
our clients are well rewarded at First Actuarial.

In addition to a competitive salary, private medical insurance, income protection insurance
and a pension with 7% employer contributions, we will give you:

• Full support with training and development opportunities
• 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
• A hybrid mix of office and home based working
• Flexible working hours (subject to core hours and payroll deadlines) to help
accommodate your commute or family/personal commitments
• An informal working environment and casual dress policy (when office working)
• A friendly and supportive team

We are looking for the right people to fit our business culture.

Skills and Experience:

• At least 1 to 2 years’ experience in processing employer or pensioner payroll is
desirable, but not essential for the right candidate
• A good understanding of HMRC requirements such as RTI submissions, Earlier Year
Updates/FPS YTDs, Tax Codes and Year End processing requirements such as P60s
• Effective communicator who understands how to express complicated ideas in a
concise and clear way. You must be organised and have a keen eye for detail.
• Self-motivation and ability to work autonomously, in line with the responsibilities that
the role requires
• You should also be able to work to strict payroll deadlines and contribute to good
practice and development of our team processes
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and its functions including Vlookups


You will make an active contribution to team goals, develop your skills and broaden your
experience.You will be responsible for:

• Processing monthly payrolls from across the business – including processing new
pensioners, deaths, amending tax codes and various lump sum payments in
accordance with HMRC legislation
• Submitting RTI submissions to HMRC
• Responding to payroll queries from clients, other areas of the business as well as
directly from pensioners
• Processing individual and bulk pension increases
• Processing Year End for all payrolls – including final FPS submissions to HMRC,
issuing P60s and closing the payroll for the year
• Assisting with the take-on of new payrolls as we continue to win more new business
• Supporting the pensions administration team where required

Apply now with covering letter and CV.