Pay & Benefits Business Partner

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : up to £38,000 plus Bonuses + Benefits
Contact : Sheelagh
Call : Sheelagh
Email : email Sheelagh
Reference : 2086

​We're recruiting for a Pay & Benefits Business Partner to provide support to our client with the efficient and accurate management of the Payroll and Benefits process.

The Role

Maintain and run the UK and Irish Payrolls on a monthly basis, ensuring statutory and company reporting requirements are met. Implement new legislation as appropriate. Undertake other compensation and benefits projects as applicable.

Provide support to the Payroll team as part of day to day duties

Provide guidance on processes and payroll-related tasks and timescales

Main Responsibilities:


  • Manually process maternity, sickness, unpaid absence, and parental leave information

  • Enter attachments of earnings from Court Orders, DEA, and CSA deductions

  • Process Adhoc payments into payroll system such as overtime, commission and bonuses, and private mileage deductions.

  • Manage “Buy Now Pay Later” process ensuring compliance with company Policy and national minimum wage legislation

  • Check starters, leavers, and personal detail changes

  • Assist with the administration of Pensions, PAYE, and Student Loans

  • Assist with all enquiries on payroll matters from staff, managers, and third parties such as; Dept for Work & Pensions (DWP), tax offices, courts, and Aviva.

  • Assist with exception reporting from the pre-payment run and correct errors.

  •  Assist with post payroll activities such as payslip distribution, P45s, 3rd Party payments to the Union and courts


  • Assist with processing of company benefits such as Cars, and fuel benefit to ensure P11D submission accurately.

  • To assist with workshops and training as and when required.

  • Provide reports as required


  • To provide support with team projects and process development

  • Ensure payroll processes are documented and updated as necessary

  • Assist with annual system regression testing and ah-hoc system upgrades 


Qualifications required: GCSE level

  • Excellent Customer Service skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good Payroll understanding

  • Ability to grasp the basic principles of Payroll, Tax, Year End reporting in the context of the wider business.

  • Desirables: Previous experience of working within a Payroll/HR department


37.5 hours per week - 9 - 5.30 Monday to Thursday

9 - 4.15 Friday with a 45 minute lunch break

Our client is flexible with regards to working hours, this role will be a mix of office working and home working.


25 days holiday rising up after 2 years a day per year to a maximum of 29 + Bank holidays

Enhanced Stakeholder Pension Scheme with 6% employer’s contribution as well as 6 x annual salary life Assurance

Staff discounts on all Products and they have a buy now pay later scheme enabling employees to buy goods and pay for them through their monthly payroll as a deduction

Bonus is a maximum of £3K per annum and is on company performance; employees have received full bonus in the last 2 years as the company has had their best year ever!

Interested? Please click apply now, or call us on 01908 616184 for more details.