Skip Navigation
Left content here
Right content here

Payroll Administrator

Primark is looking for and experienced Payroll Associate to join a large, friendly team responsible for producing its UK & Ireland Payrolls. This is a contract role.

What the role involves:

  • Preparation and verification of high volume payrolls for the organisation by keeping to set deadlines and procedures.
  • Contributing towards the delivery of accurate payroll output and assisting with detailed payroll checking procedures to ensure all employees are paid accurately and on time.
  • Maintaining an allocation of stores by processing information received from People and Culture teams and providing an excellent service to all our customers.
  • Learning and applying HMRC legislation and Primark rules on calculating and entering Company & Statutory payments.
  • Administration of new starters and leavers including processing starter declarations and P45 forms.
  • Dealing with correspondence enquiries in a timely and efficient manner from Stores, HMRC and other third parties.
  • Processing Attachment of Earnings orders.
  • Calculating and administering holiday pay entitlement.
  • Administering pension deductions and assisting with pension correspondence and queries.
  • Calculating manual payments and repayments where required by applying tax rules.
  • Assisting in the production of payslips and other documents on a four-weekly basis.
  • Administration tasks such as filing and post-sorting.
  • Writing and producing reports using a reporting system and using MS Excel and Word to carry out day to day duties.
  • Learning new tasks associated with payroll processing and systems with a view to role development.
  • In due course taking on additional responsibility for other tasks performed by the team (for example, international payroll support and the uploading of data into the payroll system).

What Primark is looking for in a candidate:
  • At least 1-2 years previous experience in a payroll position is desirable but not essential
  • Successful candidates will possess 5 or more GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent), be accurate and flexible and be comfortable working in a busy environment.

Learn more about Primark

No similar jobs found.

No recently viewed jobs found.


If you would like to sign up for email job alerts for future roles with Primark you can do so using the form below. We will only use the details you provide below to inform you about future vacancies that match your search criteria if and when they become available. The details you provide on this page will not be used to send unsolicited communication and will not be sold to a third party. You can select as many categories and locations as you wish.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Finance & Accounting, Reading, England, United KingdomRemove
  • Finance, Reading, England, United KingdomRemove