Payroll Administrator – 6 months FTC

London (Central), London (Greater)
08 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Experience Level

The Team

The Payroll team at BLP has the responsibility, with the assistance of HR, to ensure that all staff members are paid accurately and on time. In addition to the day to day running of payroll they also administer the pension scheme and deal with all season ticket requests.

BLP is a highly regarded international law firm and is committed to making sure its people have the most up to date skills and knowledge. We are investing significantly in new technology, including a payroll solution. At BLP, we want our employees to be passionate about what we do and to feel valued.

The Opportunity

To work with the Payroll and HR teams to deliver timely and accurate payroll services for C1000 employees and to ensure all HMRC legislation and third party deadlines are met. Support to the overseas payroll teams will also be required.

This is a fixed term contract until March 2018.

Who we’re looking for

You will have experience of the full payroll service including manual calculations and processing end to end payroll without supervision. Knowledge of statutory legislation including taxation, NI, SMP, SPP, ShPP and the practical application of these is essential. Up to date knowledge of payroll legalisation is also essential.

An excellent attention to detail with the ability to deliver a high quality of work is required along with advanced Microsoft Office skills.

What’s in it for you

Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.

Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, secretaries and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.

Apply online by following the ‘Apply Now’ link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.

About BLP:

We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.

Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.

We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them.   Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.

All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment


BLP endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, BLP operates within a preferred supplier list.


As a regulated firm of solicitors, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (“BLP”) is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, BLP uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves

BLP adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with it legal and regulatory obligations. For further details, please see our recruitment website: