Payroll Administrator,

United Kingdom, England, Altrincham

Business unit: Global Business Services

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Payroll Administrator
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary circa £24,000p.a
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experienced in payroll administration you are looking for a CV enhancing experience in a market leading Global business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and allow you to act on them. That business is AkzoNobel. We are now looking for a Payroll Administrator to provide payroll, finance administration and coordination support for our People Services team in Altrincham initially for a period of 12 months, with the potential for further opportunities.
As Payroll Administrator you will help ensure the payroll runs smoothly and assist with general finance admin such as progressing invoices, payments and ledgers. You will also handle payroll and finance related queries as well as support short-term payroll projects. Important will be the ability to ensure processes are followed and work delivered in-line with service level agreements.
You will be an integral part of a high performing and engaged team in a vibrant working environment within People Services. We are seeking individuals who enjoy a busy and collaborative working environment, and in return it is extremely important to us that we all enjoy our work, are recognised for success and are given support and encouragement from managers and colleagues alike.
To be considered for this role, you must have experience in a payroll administration role and be a proficient user of Excel. Experience of working within a shared services environment  would also be beneficial. You must have an eye for detail and be able to work to deadlines. Comfortable prioritising your work you will be a team player who is good on operating on your own initiative when needed. Experience of using a case management system would be desirable and in the event of a high number of applications, CIPP membership would be an advantage.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential colour to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colourful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be Payroll Administrator in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.
AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

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Closing date

April 25, 2017

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United Kingdom





Business unit

Global Business Services

Sub business unit

GPO People Services

Job family

Human Resources

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


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