Stockport Cheshire
£13000 to £14000 PA Permanent

One of Stockport’s leading manufacturers and distributors are looking to recruit an additional Clerk.

Job responsibilities / Key Tasks:


  • Delivery of an accurate and timely payroll service for the Business via a partially outsourced payroll processing service (SD Worx). This includes the start to end processing for all payrolls for weekly, 4 weekly, managed houses and pensioners payrolls including expenses.
  • Enter payments or increases in relation to all statutory payments as appropriate i.e. SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP, NLW and NMW and issue relevant documents prior to expiry of Company Sick pay or SSP.
  • Calculate Company sick pay entitlements and payments.
  • Co-operation with all areas of the business and dealing with verbal and written queries from stakeholders, primarily, employees and their managers but on occasions duly authorized third parties e.g. HMRC.
  • Process any tax code changes as required by downloading these from the HMRC website.
  • Where necessary the cross checking of work with other members of the payroll team to minimize the risk of inaccurate input.
  • Suggest ways to improve payroll processing as and when they are identified.
  • To be aware of key initiatives underway within the wider HR team to help ensure that we all work seamlessly and deliver consistent outcomes.



  • Supportive – A team player that seeks to get the best out of both fellow team members and those that they interact with within the wider business.
  • Integrity – Delivers what they say they will deliver, and if they can’t they say they can’t and let people know why.
  • Tolerance/Respect –Being prepared to listen and genuinely consider an alternative view to their own, in return for being actively encouraged and indeed expected, to constructively challenge anything they do not think is right.
  • Trust –Prepared to trust others in return for being trusted themselves.
  • Honesty – They own up to their mistakes and in return they strive, wherever practicable, to encourage others who make mistakes to treat them as a learning experience rather than a cause for sanction.
  • Offering outstanding value – Provision of a service that exceed expectations and leave their customers wanting to come back for more.
  • Passion & Pride – Passionate about what they do and proud of how they do it.
  • Customer focused –Entirely focused on our customers’ needs understanding that they can and will go to a competitor if they don’t.
  • Sustainability – Embraces change where it adds value and draws on our heritage where it doesn’t.
  • Ethical – Profit is essential, but so is how we achieve it.



  • Two or more years working within a busy payroll team.
  • Thorough understanding of payroll law/ HMRC protocols and its impact upon the workplace.
  • Strong IT skills and ability to manipulate data using formulas
  • Previous experience of inputting to, interrogating and running management information from specialist payroll/HR software.
  • A solid and substantial record of successful operational payroll support.
  • Previous experience of within a multi-site retail/pub environment or manufacturing advantageous but not essential.



  • The role holder must be prepared to undertake occasional travel throughout the United Kingdom.
  • To be able to meet the needs of internal customers there will also a need to demonstrate a degree of flexibility regarding working hours. This may involve early starts, evening working and occasionally, working at a weekend.


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