Apprentice Payroll Administrator Assistant.

Matalan Liverpool

As part of our continuous investment into Early Careers, we are very excited to be looking for the next generation of talent and are recruiting a new apprenticeship role within our Finance Team.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Financial Services

  • GMFJ Reference
    137086
  • Wages
    £6.81 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    05/07/2021
  • Start Date
    01/09/2021

  • Location
    Liverpool
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Financial Services
  • Employment Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Matalan

Description of Opportunity

As an Apprentice Payroll Administrator, you will be responsible for the management of employee data, ensuring the accuracy of timesheets, computing wages, and ensuring employees are paid correctly and on time.

To be successful as a payroll administrator you should have strong numeracy skills and be able to multitask effectively. Ultimately, an outstanding payroll administrator should be able to manage all aspects of payroll in a timely and accurate manner.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Control of all stores’ payroll within designated areas on Remotepay and maintaining all data on the Sage payroll system.
  • Input and checking of all relevant data for both weekly and 4 weekly payrolls.
  • Processing new starters, amendments and leavers.
  • Maintaining all statutory records in line with the current legislation.
  • Maintaining current filing system.
  • Maintaining historical records.
  • Dealing with queries from stores management teams/employees, HMRC, DWP and any other bodies.
  • To review, authorise and/or decline time-keeping data capture records on Intellinet / Remotepay system
  • Distribution of weekly & 4 weekly payslips and information to stores.

About You:

  • GCSE: A-C / 5-9 (English & Maths)
  • Highly Numerate; able to understand and work with numbers.
  • IT literate with understanding of Word/Excel
  • Ability to work independently (and as a team) and can manage own workload
  • Influencing & Negotiating Skills
  • Self-motivated and committed to developing your skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels

Why Matalan?

We’re not just saying it, Matalan is a great place to work. The family culture, working for a business that recognises and supports everyone and the contribution they make; no matter who they are, creates incredible loyalty and hard work.

If you ask anyone who works here why it’s a great place to be, without exception you’ll hear the same answer. Whether it’s team, family, friends or customers; the Matalan culture, our Values and way of working is about our people.

We’re always looking for ways to make life here at Matalan even better for our colleagues, after all they’re the driving force behind our business. With that in mind we’ve created a number of colleague Your Voice Forums across Matalan which meet each month. These forums give our people a voice with the opportunity to talk about anything and everything which affects them in their day to day role.

Our Reward and Benefits Schemes are in place to make sure we recognise our people when they do a great job and go the extra mile for our team and customers in everything we do. In addition to our competitive salaries we also offer:

  • Discount Scheme
  • Recognition Schemes
  • Holiday
  • Pension
  • Group Life Assurance and much more.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.


For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on 02393876405 (Ref ID: 137086)

  • Highly Numerate; able to understand and work with numbers.
  • IT literate with understanding of Word/Excel
  • Ability to work independently (and as a team) and can manage own workload
  • Influencing & Negotiating Skills
  • Self-motivated and committed to developing your skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels

  • GCSE: A-C / 5-9 (English & Maths)

Here at Matalan we like to work together, not in silos. When it comes to Learning & Development, we take the same approach, utilising all the internal expertise we have to offer whilst encouraging our teams to stay commercial, keep up to date with wider industry activity and continually improve.

We are very proud of our Matalan Education development offer, or Me. as we know it. It’s named that as that’s exactly what it’s about - You.

It will give you the chance to drive your career in whatever way works for you. Whether you want to be at the top of your game, broaden your skill base or have the ambition to go from entry level all the way to the board, Me. will help you to gain clarity on WHAT you need to learn and once you know that, help you to choose HOW you want to learn it.

We recognise that not everyone wants to learn the same thing, nor do they want to learn in the same way. That’s why we have lots of different opportunities for you to take advantage of, tailored to what you want from your career. We have 4 ways to learn, each offering a different experience and challenge.

We always aim to set you up for success right from your first day and getting to grips with your role, onto growing your career utilising our Career Paths and constantly improving through our simple but effective review conversations.

We don’t just focus on growing your technical skills; our Management and Leadership programmes will challenge you to develop the key behaviours that will drive your career forward and increase your strategic impact. We are passionate about giving you what you need to grow your talent so that ultimately we can grow the business, together.

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