Payroll and Pensions Administrator

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 16/12/2021


Payroll and Pensions Administrator

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GW

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About the role

Responsible for the effective running of the end to end payroll cycle. Working in partnership with managers to ensure colleagues are paid correctly on time, first time. 

You will be responsible for

  • Acting as the main point of contact with our payroll provider and providing ongoing system support
  • Ensuring the correct information is shared with our provider and Finance when processing the monthly payroll 
  • Running and reviewing period reports in order to highlight any inputting errors from management/ colleagues, specifically in relation to absence, overtime, expenses, salary changes etc.
  • Processing end of year tasks such as pay review, bonus, P11D's, P60's, NIC contributions, gender pay gap etc.
  • Supporting auditors and providing the necessary information required
  • Ensuring the Isle of Man payroll is processed on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Processing ADHOC payroll tasks such as CSA, DWP payments, car loan and mileage supplements, motoring fines
  • Administering the Company pension scheme, amending contributions, new starters, leavers, auto/contractual enrollment and death in service payments and attendance at the Pension & Life Assurance governance meetings, providing relevant input
  • Processing HMRC and tax related documents, such as P45's and P46's
  • Creating and running monthly payroll reports in order to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Supporting in the creation of monthly people KPI's to share with the wider people team and managers

Key people and teams you will be working with:

  • Payroll Provider
  • Pension & Life Assurance Provider
  • Other Reward & Benefit Providers 
  • Maintenance People Team
  • Maintenance Leadership & Management teams

People and budgets you will be accountable for:

  • Adherence with payroll legislation (inc. pensions)
  • Creation of purchase orders
  • End of year costing's (class 1 NIC and benefits)
  • Sign off of monthly payroll

You will need

Operational Skills:

  • MS Office and Outlook
  • Organisational and planning/ prioritisation skills
  • Communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Administrative skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Payroll system knowledge
  • Problem solving 

Relevant Experience:

  • Understanding of payroll and payment procedures made via an outsourced provider
  • Knowledge of HMRC issues and regulations
  • Awareness of data GDPR legislation
  • Familiarity with compliance around accurate file keeping

What’s in it for you

​We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Colleague Clubcard after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% off most purchases at Tesco (15% off for a four day period after each pay day)
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Uniform and personal protection equipment along with the right tools to ensure comfort and safety in the working environment.

Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want!

About us

At Tesco Maintenance, it’s our people that make us one of the leading retail maintenance providers in the UK. We operate in over 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores, distribution centres, Tesco banks and head offices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineering solutions and support. 

With our comprehensive induction and our technical competency plan, we invest in training for our field colleagues to have the right level of skills and expertise for each role to work safely and provide first-rate asset management across our estate. We create a culture where every colleague is competent, motivated and professional, maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores. 

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we’ve got it covered. Our Operations and Maintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support our field engineers to get the job done.  Our Engineering team work internationally to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security to sustainability.  

Everything we do in Tesco Maintenance is focused on supporting continuous improvement to the overall shopping experience for our customers. 

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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