Salary: Up to £25,460

The role of the Payroll Administrator will be to support the production of the Society’s payroll for over 3000 employees. Reporting into the Payroll Officer and working alongside two other Payroll Administrators, some of your day-to-day activities will include.

  • Processing starters, leavers, promotions, transfers etc.
  • Ensuring all statutory leaves are actioned accurately and within the required deadlines 
  • Applying statutory payments and company sick pay schemes
  • Dealing with member and staff queries in a professional and timely manner

We recognise that flexibility will look different for each person. So if you’re looking for an alternative working arrangement, we’ll consider different working options providing we still meet our member’s needs, and where we can, we’ll make it happen. So if you’re looking for a different working pattern, have a chat with us before you apply or during the application process to see what the possibilities are. 

You will ideally have previous experience of working in payroll and have a keen eye for detail. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to manage your time effectively to meet deadlines. You will enjoy working as part of a team and also have the ability to work on your own initiative.


  • Knowledge of PAYE, NIC, SSP, SMP, Starters, Leavers etc.
  • Experience of processing statutory leaves
  • Experience of Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Workday experience is desirable
  • P11d and PSA knowledge is desirable

About the Coventry Building Society section:

We’re proud to be a building society and we’re focused on our purpose of giving people the power to be better off through life. We’re the 2nd largest building society in the UK, the 8th largest lender, we have more than 3000 employees and we’re still growing and protecting the interests of our members. The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say as we’re rated certified by Great Place to Work from our recent employee survey.

What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people in our teams. We value diversity, in terms of gender, race, age, faith, disability, sexual orientation but also personality and thinking style; the uniqueness you’ll bring to us we see as a real source of strength. We are committed to building and promoting a diverse and inclusive community, where you can succeed as your whole self. We think discrimination of any sort has no place in a modern society, including ours.

Diversity brings unique ideas and perspectives, helping us to deliver better performance. We’ve made clear commitments to increase gender and race diversity in our senior teams over time, and an overall ambition to improve the representation of different sexual orientations, gender identities, disability, backgrounds and thinking styles in our workforce.

We also offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can belong and feel proud to work. As an employee, we have a great benefits package and you’re encouraged to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression. We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider well being!


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