Working in a busy environment, a rewarding and varied role, and an opportunity to be part of a great team. You will work in a rewarding role within a fast-paced office environment, undertake the Payroll Administrator Apprenticeship, become a key member of the team, and commence a career in Payroll. The role is located within a payroll bureau.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The role is full-time 37.5 hours per week (including Apprenticeship programme structure is 1 day per week. Starting wage would be £7.00 per hour. Raising to £7.50 per hours after 3 months. Reviewed 6 months thereafter.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Prepare weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and annual payroll
  • All payroll data entry tasks
  • Dealing with payroll queries
  • Calculating SMP, SSP, Tax & NI
  • Producing payroll reports
  • Documenting starters, leavers and holiday records
  • Answering telephone calls with clients
  • Creation of documents
  • Supporting other staff with their administration tasks

The training you will be getting

Payroll administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

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 Prioritisation
  • 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

  • The opportunity to progress to a higher apprenticeship may be available
  • We are looking to develop an apprentice, with a view to offering a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Range including Maths, English and ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

AS Robins LLP is a payroll boutique offering a bespoke service to a wide client base of small to medium sized enterprises across the UK. We serve over 1,000 accounts, ranging from just a single employee, to as many as 500+. We pride ourselves on our ability to tailor a service to suit you, thus taking the stress and strain out of payroll / HR, allowing you to do what you do best – focus on your business. Our clients range from domestic support/carers through to PLCs (UK and international) and entrepreneurial start-ups. Many include professional accountancy firms, all of which benefit from outsourcing their payroll function to AS Robins, so that we can provide a bespoke service. Outsourcing saves you valuable time and we always adapt our services to you, or your end client’s needs. Avoiding such distractions allows you to focus your efforts on the issues that are key to the profitable growth of your business. Our team of payroll and HR professionals help businesses in a real-time working environment, utilising the latest advancements in technology to ensure we remain progressive and at the forefront of innovation in our industry.


AS Robins





N3 1LH

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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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