Payroll Officer

Location: Chester, Cheshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £20322.00 - £22580.00 per annum
Contact: Rebecca Brown
Call: Rebecca
Reference: BBBH1148_1579166706
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Our client is currently looking to recruit a Payroll Officer to join their team based in Chester on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Management Accountant, as the Payroll Officer you will collate and process information from factory attendance systems and be responsible for the weekly payroll of circa 105 employees. From the outset you can choose a contract with either full time or part time hours.

Pay & Hours of Work

  • Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5pm/Friday 8:30am-12:30pm - Full Time
  • Monday - Thursday 8:30am-5pm - Part Time
  • £20,322k - £22,580 per annum dependant on experience


  • Verifying daily hours worked by shop floor employees
  • Collating data into the payroll systems on a weekly basis
  • Ensuring information is correctly converted into pay details, creating payslips and initiating payment to banks in line with company and statutory regulations
  • Completing daily, weekly and monthly attendance and payroll reports in adherence with GDPR
  • Entering the payroll impact into company financial records
  • Assisting other areas of the accounts function e.g. purchase ledger
  • Reconciling and paying statutory deductions to relevant bodies


  • Proven experience gained in a busy accounts environment, with working knowledge of Sage Payroll
  • Keen eye for detail with accurate and timely data entry skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all level
  • Strong problem-solving skills

The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.