Payroll Officer

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Haydock
  • Department: Finance



Overall responsibility for managing the day to day running of the weekly / monthly payroll.



  • Managing the weekly / monthly payroll.
  • Managing the annualised hours system for Operations staff.
  • Managing the year-end payroll requirement.
  • Providing full ELF / Sage system support to the HR and Operations department (new starters / leavers / shift pattern changes / other updates / staff turnover / other queries / system training).
  • Monitoring employee’s holiday and sick entitlement (utilising the Company’s ELF and Sage systems).
  • Managing the Private Medical system (new starters / leavers / queries).
  • Supporting the Company’s Pensions advisors (managing bookings / provision of starter packs / correspondence / activating or deactivating on the pension system database).
  • Managing the pension auto-enrolment process
  • Providing payroll based reports for the Company (costs / annualised hours / staffing levels).
  • Management of the Company’s card swipe system (monitoring clocking-in / reviewing exceptions and clocking reports / printing new swipe cards / cancelling redundant cards)
  • Preparation and submission of annual P11D and PSA returns
  • Notification of company car changes to HMRC
  •  Adhoc reporting as required



  • Experience with Sage Professional payroll or similar software package.
  • Good PC skills, mainly Excel.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good communication skills.



Please apply in writing to the HR Department after informing your Line Manager of your application, or email


Closing date for applications:     08 February 2019

How to apply

Step 1:

Download an application from here

Step 2:

Email your completed application form to:

Alternatively, post to:

Human Resources
Aimia Foods Ltd
Penny Lane
WA11 0QZ