Payroll Assistant, Full Time

Payroll Assistant, Full Time

Job Introduction

Responsible for a section of the payroll.  Tasks include, but are not limited to, inputting and checking the calculation of pay for new joiners, amendments to contract, leavers, and statutory documents.  Inputting certain time and attendance documents and ensuring pay is correct.  Checking exception reports, answering queries from employees and/or third parties using own legislation knowledge.  Responding to requests for pay information from employees and/or third parties.  Ability to calculate manual payslips.

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications/ Training

  • CIPP or working towards this would be an advantage but not essential


  • Payroll experience, ideally in a similar high volume, fast paced payroll environment.
  • Knowledge of PSEnterprise or Workday HR and Payroll would be an advantage

Technical Skills

  • Up to date knowledge of payroll legislation

Personal Attributes/ Behavioural Skills

  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Service focused
  • Confidential
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical
  • Organised and efficient
  • Adaptable/flexible

About the Company

We are a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other.

We have challenged the rules of retail from day one, whilst demonstrating our unwavering commitment to sustainability.  In 2016, we were the first to be awarded with recognition for the ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. We are also recognised as the Best Department Store in the World (2010, 2012, 2014 & 2018) underlining our place at the forefront of retail. In 2018 we were recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company to work for.

Our vision is to be the destination for the most extraordinary customer experience, and our people are central to us achieving this.  As an employer we are committed to making Selfridges an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work


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