Payroll Administrator Apprentice

Location Ipswich
Job type Permanent
Salary £150.50 - £200 per week

About Us

Sanctuary Personnel is a market-leading recruitment and service delivery group that has been established for over 15 years and employs over 200 people from our offices in the centre of Ipswich.

Since 2011, Sanctuary has won, or been shortlisted for, several major business awards. In 2017 we collected no less than six awards including the EADT Business of Year and three national industry awards. And this year, we've already won the most sought-after title in our sector 'Best Public and Third Sector Recruitment Agency' at The Recruiter Awards.

Our modern office features many breakout areas, games consoles, pool tables, table tennis, mini basketball, table football and an indoor picnic area. We offer a fun, vibrant atmosphere where everyone is welcomed.

We're savvy enough to recognise that it's the people who make our organisation work and that's why we invest in all our staff, to help them develop inspiring and enjoyable careers.

You will be working in a team geared towards performance with an open corporate culture that values the contribution of every individual.

We can also offer you an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of teamwork and the opportunity to play a vital role in our plans to be the UK's largest health and social care recruitment company.

The job:

We are looking to recruit a Payroll Administrator apprentice to join our busy team to undertake a variety of payroll preparation tasks. Our payroll team play a key role in our business by ensuring that all our workers are paid accurately and on time each week.  

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar financial administration role.  As a payroll administrator you will be an integral member of the team with typical daily duties including:

  • Uploading timesheets on to the payroll system

  • Setting up new worker payment details on the system  

  • Running reports for weekly and daily pay runs

  • Assisting sales colleagues with pay related queries

  • Managing queries from workers to ensure timely and accurate resolution

  • Assisting with any pre /post payroll administrative tasks

Essential requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and workloads

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good organisation skills

We also have some great perks!

  • Company pension

  • Life assurance

  • Increased annual leave allowance based on length of service

  • Team building and staff social events

  • Highstreet, restaurant and cinema discounts

  • Monthly and quarterly 'employee of the month/quarter' prizes which include £500 holiday vouchers or weekend prestige car access and other rewards

  • Employee Assistance Programme

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join a well-established, positive company then we want to hear from you!

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Due to the volume of applications we receive we regret that we are unable to respond to all individuals. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please be aware that, on this occasion, we will not be processing your application any further.