People & Talent
Manchester City Centre
Employment type
Up to £25,000
Closing date

Bruntwood is a business led by one purpose: creating thriving cities. Every investment we make is really an investment in our colleagues, our customers and the communities we’re all part of, because when our cities thrive, so do we. Have a look at our website to find out more about our colleague benefits and what we do. 

The Payroll Coordinator will be working closely with the Payroll Manager, ensuring that our payroll is flawlessly executed, on time, every time. As a Payroll Coordinator you’ll support all monthly payroll activity across our 6x payrolls, ensuring that all payroll processes are seamlessly delivered.

What you will be doing:

  • As the first point of contact for payroll, you’ll provide day-to-day guidance on queries with a mindset to always, no matter what, offer a solution.
  • You’ll be responsible for administration through the payroll cycles.
  • You’ll manage all payroll variances from new starters, leavers, absences, changes to working hours, and all overtime and ad hoc payments. 
  • Support with all cyclical payroll processes - P11D/shares.
  • Liaising with the people team and our third party payroll providers to get payroll processed in the smoothest way possible.
  • Manage and maintain the payroll section of the people system through data cleansing and auditing, taking responsibility and ensuring accuracy and quality of input data.
  • Manage the payroll aspect of all employee benefits, ensuring that correct deductions are being made in respect of benefits and including administration, correspondence, and support internal promotion of benefits.
  • Manage monthly pension process and ensure all pension contributions are accurate.
  • Maintain internal processes in relation to payroll and ensure up-to-date and effective handover processes are in place.

What’s important to us:

  • Someone who likes to take on a challenge, whether you’re an analytical thinker, a problem solver or you just like to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.
  • Strong administrator and great with numbers 
  • Someone with attention to detail and a solution based focus, ready to identify irregularities in our processes and fix them
  • Seek out new solutions that could enhance our ways of working
  • Excel knowledge of VLOOKUP, SUMIF’s and Pivot Tables preferred, but not a must
  • An excellent communicator, bringing your personality to work and interacting with people on a human level

We really believe that if you’re brilliant to work with, you deserve brilliant things in return:

  • Flexible hours either side of our core business hours of 10am-3pm
  • Agile working, up to 40% of your working week wherever it suits you or your role
  • 25 days holiday plus you get your Birthday off work - and if that’s not enough you can also buy & sell holidays too
  • 24 hours a year volunteer time - there are endless opportunities for you to get involved in supporting the causes that matter most to you
  • Sabbatical of up to 12 months so you can take a career break after five years with us
  • Free Healthcare cash plan for all colleagues, so you can claim back medical expenses like optical, dentist & physiotherapy. We also offer free private healthcare cover on an opt in basis too
  • Life assurance cover for all colleagues
  • Up to 8% matched pension scheme
  • Free all colleague share scheme starting at 5% of your annual salary each year (subject to hitting profit targets set the previous year) 
  • Discounts & cashback at leading retailers
  • Enhanced maternity - 26 weeks fully paid leave
  • Interest free loans to pursue your passions and apply for up to £2000 towards learning a new skill

There’s more to discover on our website as well as all the pioneering developments and projects we have ongoing. 

In addition to what to expect within the role and your benefits, it’s good to know that you’ll be working for a business that gives back - The Oglesby Charitable Trust has donated more than £25m since it started out in 2001. Supporting charities across Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Medical Research and Social & Health Inequality.

Our ambition is to make Bruntwood a truly diverse and inclusive place to work, reflective of the communities we live and work in. To help us to achieve this we encourage applications from ethnic minorities, disabled people, and those who are neurodiverse. Join us and you’ll be part of our journey to creating something even better, for our customers and ourselves.

We are proud to be Disability Confident Committed. Should you wish your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme then please get in touch with