Payroll Administrator Apprentice REFLEX LABELS LIMITED

The payroll administrator will be responsible for creating and maintaining employee payroll records. Administer payroll changes and the monthly payroll submissions, supported by Senior Payroll Co-ordinator. We welcome applications with or without specific payroll experience as we are willing to train the right applicant via an apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Processing new starters and leavers 
  • Working as part of the payroll team in running the monthly payroll processing and generating any reports that may be required.  
  • Calculate and input all overtime, Commissions, bonus and any other add hock Payments.  
  • Calculate all absences ensuring accurate payments and deductions are made.  
  • Become adept in all aspects of HFX time and attendance system including the importing of time into the payroll system.  
  • PAYE/ National Insurance/ Pension administration 
  • Using excel spreadsheets to simplify reporting 
  • Speaking to employees in person and on the phone dealing with queries 
  • Any ad hoc administration duties required by the payroll department. 

The training you will be getting

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (21 months including endpoint assessment) topics covered include –

  • Business and Customer Awareness
  • Payroll Core
  • Pensions
  • Technical Payroll
  • Regulations and Compliance
  • Systems and Processes
  • Planning and Prioritization
  • Analysis skills
  • Using Systems and Processes
    Producing Quality and Accurate Information and Reports

You may need to complete level 2 maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time payroll admin role available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

We would like to hear from applicants who would like to start a career in payroll with some previous administrative experience.

About the employer

"Established in 2002, the Reflex Group is now the largest privately owned print and packaging company in the UK having grown to over 900 employees across 22 sites in the UK and Europe and Australia.  The company prides itself on quality, efficiency, ethics, and low environmental impact whilst being innovative and dynamic."




29 Moat Road



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Nicki Bevan

Apprenticeship standard

Payroll administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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