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Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Shared Services
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Administrator to be based in our Darlington office.  The role is on a fixed term basis for 12 months.


Aims and Objectives


  • Provides accurate administration to the payrolls
  • Make sure all changes are input and processed in time to meet payroll deadlines
  • Work effectively as a team member and help provide cover for other team member in their absence
  • Provide support in both Weekly and Monthly Payroll department.
  • To comply with Statutory Regulations


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Setting up new starters on the payroll and pro rata payments
  • Process overtime and any other ad hoc payments for employees
  • Administer sick notes and keep accurate records, calculate  company sick pay and SSP
  • Administer SMP/SAP/SPP/ASPP and keep accurate records
  • Process and calculate any changes to an employee's T & C's
  • Deal with payroll queries in a timely manner
  • Manual payroll calculations, overpayments/underpayments/adjustments to pay
  • Administer returns to external  and internal clients
  • Process leavers and pro rata payments
  • Administer pensions and auto enrolment

Skills / Qualifications

  • Good working knowledge of payroll and pensions
  • Good knowledge of all current and forthcoming legislation
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise work loads
  • Be a team player
  • Be conversant with Mircosoft Office suite of programmes

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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