Payroll Administrator


Seasalt is a modern Cornish company with an ambitious vision. As a successful omnichannel retailer spanning our website, over 70 shops and 400 wholesale stockists, we’re always challenging ourselves to think creatively, innovate and improve.

As our Payroll Administrator, you’ll be at the forefront of maintaining our payroll functions, ensuring compliance with tax obligations, and handling payroll adjustments, deductions, and benefits with finesse. Your role will involve tackling various administration tasks while keeping everything running smoothly and on schedule.

This role is offered as a full-time, permanent position and can be based remotely within the UK, with occasional travel to our Cornwall head offices (once per quarter).

You’ll Help Us By

Processing multiple monthly payrolls from start to finish. Gathering, checking and inputting time, sickness, absence, holidays and other data on our HR system. Processing starters, leavers and all amendments in a timely manner.

Administering statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SAP and SPP). Calculating holiday entitlement and payments and producing monthly reports. Processing Attachments of Earnings, loan agreements and court orders. Processing childcare vouchers and other employee benefits and assisting with Auto Enrolment/Pension.

Providing advice to employees and managers in relation to pay and administration of the Payroll Inbox and queries.

Remaining up to date with RTI and other government legislation. Administering Year End processes and procedures. Assisting with grant funding evidence collection and reporting as required.

Communicating effectively with other departments, such as HR and Finance.

The Skills You’ll Be Sharing With The Team

  • Experience running payroll in a large company
  • Good knowledge of current payroll legislation, incl. statutory payments and auto-enrolment
  • Numerate with excellent attention to detail with a rigorous, logical and methodical approach
  • IT literate with good working knowledge of Excel, Outlook & Word as a minimum
  • General admin/office experience with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional with a high level of integrity
  • Able to work autonomously with self-motivation
  • Organised with excellent time management
  • Protect sensitive information at all times
  • Able to work additional hours if required
  • Keep confidential all knowledge of company business, finance and statistics

Why We Hope You’ll Love Working With Us

The success of Seasalt is down to the skill and hard work of our team. We don’t just want to attract the best and brightest people to come and work with us, we want you to stay and grow with us. From the moment your Seasalt journey begins, it’s our pledge to support you by providing dedicated learning and development opportunities that will enhance your day-to-day working life and help you build your skills and knowledge.


As well as doing everything we can to boost your development professionally, we believe encouraging personal growth is just as important. So you can fulfil your passion and purpose, not just at work but in life, we offer a range of benefits that are designed to enhance your career and wellbeing:

  • Salary: up to £28,500pa
  • 34 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing with length of service
  • Attractive 50% employee discount
  • Flexible benefits allowance to personalise your benefits package
  • Private Medical Scheme including 24/7 virtual GP
  • Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme through Retail Trust with 24/7 support
  • Pension plan with generous 7% employer contributions
  • Life assurance programme
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Flexible working opportunities with our ‘blended’ working approach
  • Learning and Development opportunities including specialist training, coaching opportunities, and professional qualification support
  • Paid volunteering opportunities
  • Employee networks to develop and provide support to our people, including the Inclusion Network and Culture Crew
  • 100s of savings on top retailers and gym memberships through our discount hub

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