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Payroll Administrator






Moorgate, London

About us 

The Square is a young, innovative and award winning tech company. We're looking for an awesome, energetic and entrepreneurial Payroll Administrator to join our ambitious, fast growing business.

The Square is utilising technology to help transform the way construction companies manage their workforce more efficiently and effectively. We do that through the growing features on The Square platform - hiring - payroll - compliance - training. We’re a mobile first business and user experience is everything. Since our launch in 2017 we’ve become one of the fastest growing networks of construction professionals and organisations in the UK.

What we look for

This is a new in the business and you’ll be working with another experienced payroll manager. Together you’ll be responsible for one of our biggest opportunities - payrolling some of the thousands of our members on The Square. This is a pretty awesome opportunity for the right person. You’ll have the autonomy to own the payroll function and put your own ‘smart’ processes in place leveraging The Square’s tech experience.


Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of all payroll cycles including the monitoring of processing jobs and disbursements to bank and GL postings.

  • Updating the payroll with starters, leavers, calculating SSP, SMP, SPP, Pension auto enrolment, RTI Submissions etc.

  • Manage the approval and processing of off cycle payments.

  • Provide guidance and support for processing of Payroll Master Data in accordance with operational procedures and payroll policies for PAYE workers

  • Develop and implement procedures to support the management of automated activities within the payroll application including controls and reconciliations where appropriate

  • Manage processes to support the preparation of payroll processing including the simulation of payroll runs and audit reports and validations.

  • Management of interface processing controls and timely handling of interface and processing errors.

  • Responsible for the development of internal and external communications for specific payroll processes.


Compliance and Strategic Thinking:

  • Responsible for maintaining all compliance requirements for assigned Payroll processes.

  • Responsible for ensuring Payroll is processed in accordance with regulatory and legal requirements

  • Support internal audits, external audits, Pension audits and government audits.

  • Prepare offer letters and contracts of employment across multiple locations

  • Process new hire paperwork, process employment status changes and/or updates

  • Ensure accuracy of all HR data and regular reporting

  • Managing maternity and paternity leave, absences, holiday


Organization Development:

  • Maintain and enhance Payroll to improve effectiveness and efficiency and support strategic direction.

  • Implement customer service improvement initiatives.


  • Fantastic office & location as a base - Old Street

  • Ambitious but fun startup environment

  • Annual leave

  • Competitive salary

  • Remote working allowed

  • Regular company socials

  • An experienced management team backed by serious investors

  • Opportunity to help redefine an industry in a fun, fast paced, fast growing tech business

  • Opportunity to grow and evolve the role into whatever you make it.

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