Payroll, Pension and Systems Administrator

Job reference: SYS-7162

Location Optima Building, 58 Robertson St, Glsagow, G2 8DU
Business Area / Department Abellio Shared Services Centre ~ Payroll
Type of Role Fixed Term - Part Time
Salary & Benefits £25,000 - £29,000 depending on experience
Closing Date 08/08/2021
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Payroll, Pension and Systems Administrator

Job reference: SYS-7162

What’s your job?

Pensions and Systems Administrator

Who do you report to?

Payroll Project Lead

Where are you based?

Our offices in Robertson Street, Glasgow

Which Team(s) are you in?

Payroll Team

Who do you manage?


What do you do?

Your job is to administer the ‘back office’ of our payroll systems to ensure processes, structure and workflows produce an efficient, accurate and on time payroll.

What are your key tasks

  • Maintain Payroll software security e.g. setting up profiles, password resets, Ensure leavers access is removed and we are audit compliant
  • Investigate system issues/ queries and log calls with relevant software providers if required.
  • Test new patches, fixes etc before rolling out to relevant team
  • Maintain a yearly calendar of activities to enable accurate planning for future projects
  • Deliver new updates/ upgrades/ improvements in line with Payroll Project Lead set timelines
  • Assist Payroll Project Lead to deliver new Payroll Projects
  • Provide training sessions before new upgrades/ changes are rolled out to Payroll/ Departments.
  • Ensuring all Payroll system manuals/ Workflows are kept up to date
  • Creating Business Object reports
  • Assist Opco's system team when requested
  • Manage iTrent ESS/ People Manager help desk for ATH/ GA

Who are your key stakeholders?

  • HR Department
  • Employees
  • Third parties – e.g System suppliers


What must you have to do this job?

  • Knowledge of payroll systems, taxation and national insurance rules
  • Attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Proficient in use of MS Excel (spreadsheets).
  • Attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines and competing priorities
  • Builds strong relationships, and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders


What would it be good for you to have to do this job?

  • Knowledge of pension schemes and rules



What do we expect from you?

We expect you to demonstrate our Values