Payroll Coordinator

Job Description

Are you ready to take on a key role in ensuring the accurate and timely payment of our employees? Join our team at Aspire Defence Services and take on the role of Payroll Coordinator. In this position, you will work closely with the Payroll Manager and support them in all aspects of payroll administration and compliance.

As the Payroll Coordinator, you will be responsible for collecting and verifying timesheet information and inputting data into the payroll system when applicable. You will also work with People Services to ensure that all relevant information regarding starters and leavers and other adjustments to employees pay has been input into the HR and payroll systems. You will ensure the payroll is administered accurately and on time, within the statutory and regulatory requirements.

You will also handle payroll-related queries from internal and external stakeholders, such as employees, managers, HMRC, and pension providers. You will resolve any issues in accordance with ADSL processes and procedures and provide support to the Payroll Manager. You will also prepare and submit payroll reports and relevant documentation for review by the Payroll Manager and assist them with any key payroll related projects or audits.

Additionally, you will be involved in pensions administration and auto-enrolment duties, such as preparing and submitting monthly contribution returns to pension providers and other third parties. You will also assist with Benefex administration and run any ad hoc reports as required. You will collaborate with People Services and Finance for seamless payroll processing and support the payroll manager during audits, co-ordinating data requests and meeting with internal and external auditors to ensure regulations and requirements are met. You will also assist with preparation of P11D’s and carry out any other duties appropriate to this post, as necessary or as requested.

But first, meet the team…

With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.

Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.

And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.

We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.

In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy holiday

Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance

A shopping discounts scheme

Employee assistance and health and wellbeing check ins

Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievements

Free on-site parking

Ready to join the team?

You must have intermediate professional payroll / HR training from a recognised provider as well as Maths and English level 3 or above qualifications. It would also be desirable to have a Level 3 CIPP Qualification (or equivalent)

Salary: Up to you £29,100 dependent on skills and experience 
Location: Tidworth ABC

Please note: We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against protected characteristics. We guarantee that candidates will be given the same consideration and will pass through our established procedures. Please note, this vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.

ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.