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Payroll Administrator (Public Sector)

Job Introduction

Your World Professional is currently recruiting a Payroll Administrator (Public Sector) in Livingstone on a temporary basis.

Job Description

  • Are you an experienced Payroll Adminstrator?
  • Do you have a working knowledge of council, payroll or financial procedures / processes? (Ideal)
  • Have you gained experience working in a busy payroll or financial environment?
  • Do you have good written skills, with excellent attention to detail?
  • Are you confident using MS applications, including, excel, word and outlook?
  • Can you commit to working in Livingstone, Scotland for 2 months, potentially longer?
  • Are you available to commence employment on 20th January 2020? 

If so, I would love the opportunity to speak with you. 

Your World Professional is a leading specialist recruitment agency, placing a wide range of professionals into Private Companies, Organisations, Governing bodies, start-ups and more. Our client based in Livingstone, is currently seeking an experienced Payroll/Accounts Administrator to support their financial department. 

Job Title: Payroll Administrator

Location: Livingstone, Scotland

Duration: 2 months, could be extended

Starting: ASAP
Hours: Monday - Thusday, 08:30 - 17:00, Friday 08:30 - 16:00 
Hourly Pay: £8.21 PAYE or £10 Umbrella

Job Scope

To undertake a range of clerical activities to provide high quality and customer focussed support to the payroll team.

Principal Accountabilities/Key Tasks

  • Deal with and record as necessary, telephone, face to face and email enquiries from employees and managers
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, logging and responding where appropriate
  • Provide a high-quality administrative correspondence, reports, forms, procedures and other items as required
  • Input and maintain accurate records to a range of systems including databases and spreadsheets.
  • Compile standard statistical / financial information undertaking simple calculations.
  • Undertake photocopying and scanning duties as required, ensuring compliance with the council’s information security policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain an effective paper filing system in line with document handling procedures and to enable accurate retrieval of any required files and associated archive and destruction
  • Deal with the daily administration for payroll
  • Ensure that all tasks are undertaken within defined service levels / standards
  • Maintain and update procedural documentation

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge


  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively with employees and managers at all levels
  • Good written skills, with an excellent attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet deadlines
  • Confident in the use of IT systems


  • Knowledge of council or payroll or financial procedures / processes
  • Experience of working in a busy payroll or financial environment
  • Educated to NC Level 5 / National 5 / Skills for Work Level 5, Modern Apprentice SVQ2

Please apply now in order to be considered! 

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