Payroll Administrator – Maternity Cover

Payroll Administrator – Maternity Cover

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • United Kingdom
  • Salary of up to £26,000 depending on experience (Band 1) UK / Year

At Seasalt we live and breathe our product and are proud of the exceptional quality and level of care we take in design and sourcing, to deliver beautiful garments which are loved by our customers. Based on the Cornish coast, we’re a multi-channel lifestyle brand with over 70 shops across the UK & Ireland, over 400 wholesale stockists and a growing online business.

This role can be based remotely within the UK, with occasional travel to our Cornwall head offices.

As a Payroll Administrator you will assist with the maintenance of all Payroll functions, handling administration tasks as required.

This role is offered as a full-time maternity cover expected to last up to 12 months.

You’ll Help Us By

Preparing and checking information to submit to the monthly payroll, including starters, leavers, amendments, absences, and deductions, gathering and check time and attendance data.

Administering statutory payments according to government legislation, i.e. SSP, SMP, SAP, SPP and SPL. Dealing with payroll deductions such as loan agreements and court orders. Inputting employee data into our systems, maintaining personnel and payroll records.

Managing the Payroll mailbox and responding to queries. Answering pay queries from managers and employees.

Communicating effectively with other departments, such as HR and Finance.

The Skills You’ll Be Sharing With The Team

  • Experience of working in a payroll team in a sizeable company
  • Experience of time and attendance systems or large volumes of time and attendance data
  • General admin/office experience
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of Outlook & Word as a minimum, advanced Excel knowledge
  • Basic HR experience
  • Excellent communicator – verbal and written.
  • Numerate and analytical with excellent attention to detail, logical, methodical approach to problems
  • Proactive and able to manage own priorities and deadlines.
  • Good team worker, Able to work autonomously/self-motivated.
  • Professional, high level of integrity and respectful of confidentiality.

Why We Hope You’ll Love Working With Us

The success of Seasalt is down to the skill and hard work of our team. We don’t just want to attract the best and brightest people to come and work with us, we want you to stay and grow with us. From the moment your Seasalt journey begins, it’s our pledge to support you by providing dedicated learning and development opportunities that will enhance your day-to-day working life and help you build your skills and knowledge.


As well as doing everything we can to boost your development professionally, we believe encouraging personal growth is just as important. So you can fulfil your passion and purpose, not just at work but in life, we offer a range of benefits that are designed to enhance your career and wellbeing:

  • Salary of up to £26,000 depending on experience (Band 1)
  • 34 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Flexible benefits allowance
  • Long service enhanced holiday allowance
  • Generous 50% staff discount on all full priced items
  • Employer Contributory Pension
  • Retail trust partnership
  • Life assurance programme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Remote medical support partnership
  • Paid volunteering opportunities
  • Employee network such as the Inclusion Network and Culture Crew

At Seasalt we have a brilliant team of people – they’re what make Seasalt a fantastic place to work. We love to celebrate uniqueness and are committed to making Seasalt a place where everyone feels they belong. As an inclusive employer, we want to invite a diverse range of candidates to apply for our roles.

We aim to work flexibly where possible and value a range of perspectives – diversity of thought helps us to grow – so please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day. We’re happy to help with any adjustments to our recruitment process and beyond. Just drop us an email at [email protected]

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