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About The Role

Are you looking for a new challenge in a company where you can make a difference?

Ladbrokes Coral Group are looking for experienced and passionate payroll professionals to join our payroll team. Having recently undergone a payroll transformation we are looking for dedicated and proactive people with a can do attitude.

Become part of our growing organisation and join our amazing team of payrollers who care about their job and take pride in what they do.

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities:

Working as part of a fast paced team and within a wider HR Function you will provide a professional, high quality service. You will be responsible for effectively operating payroll procedures and payroll related pension procedures in a timely, consistent and accurate manner as determined by the Company Payroll Policy for all employees. You will be able to operate Oracle payroll/HR system in accordance with the current controls and procedures.

Key Tasks

  • Analyse and verify all payroll and pension documentation received from authorised parties prior to payroll processing.
  • Verify and upload data files from various sources.
  • Analyse, verify and reconcile the payroll input.
  • Identify, investigate and resolve any payroll discrepancies using payroll reports, involving other teams where necessary to rectify any issues.
  • Ensure that payment of wages/salaries is processed correctly into employee’s bank accounts on the due date according to the company's timetable.
  • Provide payroll information on a timely basis as requested by various internal and external sources, in accordance with GDPR.
  • Clearly and concisely investigate and professionally respond to any queries using the Case Management system, in accordance with quality and competency frameworks.
  • Analyse figures from payroll output in order to provide meaningful statistics/remedies as may be applicable.
  • Provide input into the shaping of policies and procedures across the business and work with line managers and the wider team to ensure understanding and compliance.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives and support the writing of the associated documentation, including process maps, work instructions and “How to Guides”.

Key Skills & Knowledge

  • Knowledge of payroll procedures.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Honesty, integrity and consistency.
  • Competent with spreadsheets and high volumes of data.
  • Familiar with Oracle Payroll software (preferred).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments and recoveries.
  • Familiarity with benefits and other wage deductions.
  • Multi-tasking abilities.
  • Ability to work to a deadline under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Sound decision-making and organisational skills.
  • Proficiency with Google Applications and MS Office.
  • Ability to work in a team towards the same goal, building beneficial long-term relationships internally and externally to achieve the desired results.
  • Plan ahead realistically, prioritise and time manage.
  • Proactive thinking.


  • Competitive basic starting salary £21,500 to £23,000
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Travel Loan Scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • CIPD affiliate membership
  • FTSE100 company
About The Company
At Ladbrokes Coral, we believe we’ve got the best brands in betting and gaming; and the best people behind them too.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us. Our recent merger combined more than 230 years of heritage and opened up a world of exciting opportunities for the future. With the biggest UK retail estate in the industry, a growing digital business and an ever-expanding international presence, we want to be the world’s best betting and gaming company, where customers want to play and people want to work.