Payroll Administrator

Location England
Discipline: Morson Group, Morson Talent
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Market related
Contact name: Becky Burgess

Contact email:
Job ref: 221RBS
Published: about 1 month ago

About Us

Ranking nationally as one of the Best Big Companies™ to work for, whilst being recognised for excelling in the area of Learning and Development, it has never been a better time to explore career opportunities at Morson Group.

With over 50 years of experience and as a family-run business, our independence and depth of offer means that we think and operate differently giving you access to the right people at the right time we listen, understand and develop solutions for you. It’s our specialist expertise people come for and it’s the personal experience that they stay for.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Human Resource Outsource Team, as a Payroll Technician. This person will support the effective and accurate processing of payroll and benefits ensuring deadlines are met, provide an efficient and effective administration support service whilst complying with company policies, procedures, and payroll legislation.


• Assist the Outsource Payroll Manager with the processing of all end to end monthly client payrolls
• Assist with the updating of workday, the HR & Payroll system, with pay related information
• Administer and check all statutory payments such as SMP, SPP and SSP
• Facilitate and manage the overpayment process within a payroll function
• Provide excellent customer service and advise to employees and external bodies, such as HMRC and DWP, on general payroll queries via telephone and email
• Manage onboarding process for new starters, checking all aspects completed prior to start date
• Issue final payslips and P45’s to leavers
• Liaise and communicate with senior figures within the business
• Process starters/leavers and monthly contributions for pension schemes
• Administration of all staff benefit schemes
• Produce any ad hoc reports for various stakeholders and clients

About You:

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience within Payroll
• Up to date with current payroll legislation
• Good knowledge of pensions
• Experience using Workday packages preferred
• Working within a high-volume environment
• Good timekeeping and ability to meet strict deadlines
• Always maintain confidentiality and discretion
• Able to work independently but also be part of the team
• Highly numerate, analytical mind-set and has high attention to detail
• Strong Excel skills


• Intermediate MS skills
• Degree or relevant professional qualification
• CIPP qualification advantageous

Working at Morson:

Here at Morson, we are a family run company, and our values reflect that. Alongside working at one of the UK’s Best Big Companies to work for™, you will also receive:

• 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Flexible, hybrid model working
• A bespoke training, learning and development plan including opportunity to enrol in our tailored employee development programmes with our internal and external trainers
• A colleague health and well-being programme
• Free access to on site gym and discounted gym membership rates
• Rooftop bar & social area access
• Access to meritocracy initiative schemes - Our next trip is either Mexico, Barbados, Cuba, or Dubai!
• Mental health support via free confidential advice and counselling services
• Access to free wellbeing apps
• Free parking


However you identify or whatever your previous field of employment, please apply if you see a position that interests or excites you. Come join us and help us build a global company where were all proud to belong. Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job, so please get in touch with us if you have any queries or would like to talk through the position.

If you are not yet ready to apply, but would like to find out more, please contact our internal Talent Team at

We look forward to reading your application!

Health and Wellbeing

Our health and wellbeing agenda is built into our DNA, we care for the mind, body and soul of our colleagues.

• 200 Health MOTs delivered across our Group
• 50 Mental Health First Aiders
• Most Innovative Benefit - MorFit
• Recruiter Investing in Talent awards
• 93 Managers have completed mental health in the workplace training
Ensuring broad acceptance of mental health and wellbeing is a Group-wide priority and we have weekly initiatives which care for the wellbeing of our colleagues, foster collaboration and make Morson a great place to work. These include:
• Virtual and studio fitness classes and yoga
• Financial wellbeing programmes
• Virtual after-school activities for children
• Mental health workshops

Terms and Conditions:

Come from any background, industry or sector, if you have the right attitude, some great experience and a desire to be part of our award-winning team, we’d love to hear from you.
Morson Talent is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service’s ‘Disability Confident Scheme’. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local community.

Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.