Senior Payroll Administrator

Dmg Media

Dmg Media

201-500 employees

Global multimedia news publisher reaching millions daily.


Grand Island, NE, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
  • An understanding of UK payroll practices/procedures, including all legislative requirements.
  • Ability to perform payroll calculations, including family leaves & tax calculations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and manage tasks accurately to meet demanding deadlines.
  • A proactive approach to identifying problems and formulating solutions.
  • Ability to understand systems and apply relevant knowledge.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach.
  • Ability to work with accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • Ability to keep calm and stay focussed under pressure.
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office, and proficient user of Excel.
  • Ensuring all amendments are processed via Workday or posted directly to the payroll system (iTrent) prior to the payroll deadline.
  • Inform relevant stakeholders of any known missing data and ensure that this data is complete on Workday and received in iTrent prior to the payroll deadline.
  • Review the errors, exceptions and elements reports and reconcile to final payroll.
  • Update the system for all leave types ensuring pay is accurately calculated.
  • Ensure pension deductions are processed accurately and in line with Auto-enrolment and Pensions Salary Sacrifice/Exchange procedures.
  • Ensure all documentation for new starters and leavers is entered onto the payroll system.
  • Distribution of P45’s, statement of earnings and other documentation as required.
  • Assist with the BACS report, payroll summaries, final analysis and reconciliations.
  • Ensure that the payroll information is ready to be transmitted to the BACS system before the relevant pay date and the funds transferred to employees` bank accounts by pay date or previous Friday if pay date is a weekend or bank holiday.
  • Responding promptly to general queries from the Payroll Admin inbox.
  • Assist the finance team with payroll reconciliation.
  • Assist in the preparation and issuing of P60’s to employees and provide details to the Inland Revenue by the required deadline.
  • Assist other members of the team when necessary, including the weekly payroll, internal and external audits.
  • Undertaking any other payroll duties as/when required by the business.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations regarding payroll.
  • Maintain and update employee payroll records, ensuring accuracy of information.
  • Generate and analyse payroll reports to support financial and management reporting.
  • Collaborate with HR and other departments to provide excellent customer service.
  • Keep up to date with relevant Payroll legislation.
  • To participate in any internal/external training courses as required.
  • Keep up to date with new technology and system developments.

dmg media stands out as a global leader in the media industry, reaching over 24 million people daily with its diverse portfolio of brands, including Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, and more. The company's commitment to delivering trusted, engaging content is evident in its recent launch of a dedicated Royal channel, further expanding its comprehensive news coverage. With a culture that prioritizes relevance and accuracy, dmg media offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment for those passionate about journalism and digital media.

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, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth