Up to £28,000 per annum

Payroll Administrator – salary up to £28,000 depending on experience

We are W.H. Brakspear & Sons, a family-run pub company dating back to 1779. Our Managed House division of 15 premium pubs, restaurants and hotels is looking for a confident individual with strong admin skills to join the finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, ideally with payroll and HR experience. In Brakspear you will be trusted to make astute decisions and feel at home in a fast-paced environment. Our aim is to create an engaging and respectful workplace where individuals can flourish, and the team succeeds.

Payroll Administrator – Benefits

Based in Henley on Thames

Discounts across our pubs

25 days holiday

Workplace pension

Payroll Administrator – Requirements:

Work as part of the HO support team to ensure our managed house team members are paid

accurately and on time. Provide HR administration support and guidance to our Operation teams across the managed house division.

The Main Responsibilities for this role are:

  • Primary liaison with outsourced payroll partner to ensure retail staff are paid accurately
  • Processing 4 weekly payroll of approximately 350 employees (and growing)
  • Dealing with employee payroll queries as they arise
  • Weekly review of staff rotas to ensure correct completion and budgetary control
  • Assess and confirm accuracy of payroll information from outsourced payroll provider
  • Responsible for payroll journal preparation and posting
  • Reconcile key general ledger payroll accounts on a monthly basis
  • Process of managed house team member expenses in accordance with company policy
  • Pension administration – responsible for processing joiners/leavers & payments
  • Provide Labour productivity analysis and reporting on a weekly and ad-hoc basis
  • Prepare new starter paperwork to include:
    • preparing employment contracts for salaried starters
    • ensuring all new starter paperwork is completed and filed on the People system
    • ensuring sites have all new starter paperwork collected and filed on site
  • Ensure leaver paperwork and processes are completed
  • Managing the company reward schemes
  • Reporting upon staff retention and staff turnover
  • As an additional duty, report the weekly sales of the business to the directors and the Operation Teams
  • As part of the wider HO team, support colleagues as and when required