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Payroll Officer

Job description

Thorn Baker Group

We are a values driven recruitment business – People Drive, Solution Focused, Positive Minded and we pride ourselves on doing the right thing for our people.

Established in 1988 we currently work across the UK with 5 locations with our head office being in the heart of the city of Nottingham.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday (37.5 hours) with flexibility between 08:30-17:00.


Like all fast-paced recruitment companies we’re expanding once again, and we need a Payroll Officer to join us in our growth. If you’re looking for something a little extra, then this may be the job for you. With the opportunity to push your payroll career forward with a company that wants the very best for you, and a team that offers an overwhelming amount of support, why look elsewhere?

Why Choose Us?

Competitive Salary of 26K (OTE up to 30K)

An unheard-of Payroll Bonus scheme

Perkbox employee discounts

Staff entertainment days

Hybrid working (after qualifying period)

The Role

The end-to-end payroll process includes entering a high volume of timesheets for hourly paid workers.

Calculate and process annual leave.

Processing all statutory payments including but not limited to, maternity, paternity, and sick pay.

Processing new starters and leavers while accurately administering HMRC supplied documents.

The creation and distribution of client invoices and payments.

What we need from you

We’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail who can scrutinise data with speed and precision. As a close-knit team we often bond outside of work and so we are looking for someone who doesn’t take life too seriously who finds it easy to build relationships with colleagues and can integrate smoothly.

Are you competent with basic Excel skills and have worked within a payroll environment for a minimum of 1 year? Do you have Good numerical literacy (GCSE C or equivalent)? If so then you may be exactly what we’re looking for!


Please get a full and up to date CV across to us by using the apply button.

We will reply to EVERY application – it’s in our Values!