H55/18 – Payroll Administrator – Edinburgh


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join Penumbra’s Corporate Services Team.

You will have primary responsibility for Penumbra’s end-to-end payroll process for over 400 staff.

Job summary

The jobholder is expected to have a ‘customer first’ approach, whether for external or internal customers, and to apply an attitude of continuous improvement at all times.

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary and a range of benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, company pension scheme, access to an employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts.


  • Act as  first  point  of  contact  in  payroll  and  deal  promptly  with queries from employees and managers
  • Accurate and timely input and execution of the monthly payroll for Penumbra, including all changes made to monthly and hourly paid staff, overtime and allowances claimed
  • Operation of auto-enrolment and administration of the company pension scheme
  • Calculation and correct treatment of statutory payments, earnings arrestments and other deductions
  • Adhere to all statutory requirements and deadlines, including RTI processing
  • Timely payment of PAYE / National Insurance and other deductions each month
  • Monthly reconciliation of all payroll-related control accounts
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of changes and developments in payroll legislation
  • General cover and support for other members of the Finance and Human Resources teams
  • Undertake such other duties as may be required by your line manager

Job reference number H55/18
Download job description (PDF) H55 – Payroll Administrator
Location Edinburgh
Hours 25 per week (negotiable)
Closing date Noon on Monday 30 July 2018
Salary £19,688 – £22,940 per annum full time;                   £13,578 – £15,821 pro rata

To apply for this position please complete our short online application or download and submit a paper application.


Please note that online applications cannot be saved and must be completed in one session.


Completed applications and equal opportunities forms should be returned to:

Penumbra – FAO Recruitment
Norton Park
57 Albion Road

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