Payroll Administrator
Location: St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL
Salary: Competitive
Expires: 05/07/2021 23:59

Department: Finance

Term: Permanent / Full time

Location: St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL

Salary: Competitive

Application closing date: 05/07/2021 (Due to the urgency of filling this vacancy, suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply and the role will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced).



  • First point of call for all payroll queries, including management of the payroll inbox.
  • Liaise with an external payroll company to help resolve and answer employee queries.
  • Manage and submit the monthly payroll changes to payroll for both permanent members of staff and casual workers.
  • To maintain up to date lists of future payroll changes including contractual changes.
  • Manage the online systems to help issue payslips and p45’s as and when required.
  • Keep track of furlough hours and submit them monthly to payroll whilst applicable.
  • Administer company pension schemes and oversee payment transactions.
  • Calculate basic payroll calculations including salary and holiday payments.
  • Periodically auditing the system with the help of the wider payroll team to ensure the information and results generated by the system are correct.
  • Accurately process new starters and leavers.
  • Payroll administration.
  • Planning and prioritising own workload to ensure accurate and timely processing and validating of the work in accordance with Service Level Agreement's (SLAs) and company procedures.
  • Entering and checking employee amendments, including starters, leavers, bank detail changes, personal data, ad hoc payments and deductions, and tax record amendments on the payroll system.
  • Administrating tasks such as dealing with Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) queries, providing data to internal HR and filing/archiving data.
  • Running regular and ad hoc reports from the Payroll and accounting systems for HR, Finance, and Internal and External auditors.
  • Liaising with colleagues, internal departments, and agencies as appropriate to resolve queries responding to employees via telephone, post, and e-mail.
  • To prepare and provide information as and when required regarding Mortgage and reference requests for all Casual employees.
  • Provide information for Government Departments i.e. DWP, CSA and AEO’s.
  • Monitor Payroll office incoming and outgoing post.



Essential Requirements

  • Experience within a similar payroll administration position.

Skills and Abilities

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent administration skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other applications.
  • Strong ability to pay attention to detail and perform tasks accurately.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Personal Requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Confident person who has the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Can work to tight deadlines and keep calm under pressure.
  • Methodical and accurate with a proven ability to focus on detail.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to workload.
  • Proactive and helpful attitude.
  • Ability to exercise discretion at all times

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Only applicants that demonstrate within their application that they meet the above criteria will be considered for the role.

This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.