Payroll Administrator (UK - Hungerford)

Job Title: Payroll Administrator
Department: HR
Reporting to: Senior Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent 
Date: November 2016


Position Overview

  • To manage the payrolls (either directly or via an external payroll provider) for KCS’s UK, Ireland and Netherlands companies, such that payrolls are submitted accurately and in time for the appropriate pay deadline.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administering 3 UK payrolls, 1 Ireland payroll and 1 Netherlands payroll including: 
  • Calculating the correct payment amounts including commission, overtime, bonuses, allowances, sick pay, maternity pay, holiday pay 
  • Deducting the correct amounts of pension contributions, income tax, social security contributions 
  • Inputting payroll data onto external payroll systems and HR systems and reporting as appropriate, internally and to external tax authorities including end of year reporting 
  • Reviewing payroll data for approval with the UK Finance Manager
  • Resolving employee payroll-related queries
  • Liaising with external payroll providers, tax authorities and company auditors as appropriate
  • Managing employee benefits including pensions for UK, Ireland and Netherlands employees
  • Providing general support to the HR team as appropriate, including administration and HR system input


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