Payroll Administrator

Job Description

Location: Leamington Spa

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Permanent, Monday-Friday, 36.5 hours per week

At HB&O, we’re a team of passionate experts, specialising in supporting businesses and individuals through every stage of their professional and personal life. Our clients come from all different walks of life, operate in all kinds of different sectors and bring different experiences, passions and motivators to their work, but they all have a common goal: to be successful in their own right. We believe that our team should echo this too.

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and highly motivated Payroll Administrator to join our team in our Leamington office.

Working as part of the firm’s friendly and supportive Payroll Team, you will be responsible for:

  • Processing end to end payrolls on a weekly, fortnightly and monthly basis
  • Autoenrollment Administration
  • Liaising with HMRC; setting up PAYE schemes for clients with HMRC
  • Calculating statutory leave payments such as SSP/SMP/SPP/SHPP, ensuring compliance with government guidelines
  • Responding to client queries
  • You will be responsible for your own payroll portfolio, the size of the payrolls will vary


Overall Requirements:

  • Experience of using Sage 50 Payroll or Xero Payroll
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent Customer service skills
  • Able to adapt to wide variety of task requirements
  • Professional attitude and appearance


Desirable skills & experience:

  • Experience in payroll processing, ideally at least 2 years payroll experience at a UK accountancy firm or payroll bureau
  • Sound knowledge of auto enrolment
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

Job Benefits:

  • Flexi-hours – we have core hours from 9:30am to 4:30pm, then work the rest around your schedule
  • Quarterly appraisals
  • Quarterly bonus schemes
  • Free car parking
  • Employee discount platform
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Regular company social events
  • Dedicated wellbeing team and overall wellbeing strategy

To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV to

We look forward to hearing from you.


Career Benefits

flexi time


We have core hours from 9.30 to 4.30, then work the rest around your schedule.

Promotion Opportunities

Internal Promotion Opportunities

Once qualified, we have a graded management system so there is always somewhere to move up internally. 

Free Car Parking

Free Car Parking

No one wants to try and find a parking space before your first morning coffee. We’ve got plenty of parking at both our offices.

Discount Platform

Employee Discount Platform

From your supermarket shop to holidays you can save with our exclusive discount programme.

Please Note:

Due to the number of applications received, only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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