Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
The setup and management of the payroll within the company they work for or on behalf of another company is the responsibility of those who hold the position of payroll administrator. A Payroll Administrator may also be in charge of correct and timely compilation of normal and non-routine payroll-related calculations and other information, depending on their job within a particular organization. This includes applying professional standards, having technical knowledge of the fundamental components of payroll, and having efficient communication with clients and customers of the payroll function. The position will be carried out with due consideration for the organization's policies and processes, as well as statutory payroll practices, in order to comply with applicable ethical, regulatory Complaince, and legal standards. This position could be in a professional services firm, payroll bureau, bookkeeping or accounting firm, corporation or other organization, or it could be a separate function or division of another.