Date posted: 01/10/2018

Job Details

  • Reference No.SR/2040
  • DepartmentPeople & Sustainability
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationHRSS Team, site based
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toJayne Millichap, HRSS Manager
  • Closing Date08/10/2018 12:00 am
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Apprentice Payroll Officer, Chepstow BSC

Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 customers across the UK.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide anything from a teaspoon to a complete catering solution to customers of all sizes, utilizing our national structure and the combined expertise of our employees. We provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, short life & chilled, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialties.

A role has arisen for an Apprentice Payroll Officer to join our HRSS Team, based in Chepstow. This is initially a Fixed Term contract for one year.

The role of the Apprentice Payroll Officer is to support the Payroll Team and the business with ensuring that employees are paid accurately and on time, supporting the Shared Services strategy to offer an efficient and professional service to its internal customers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The administration of the payroll for a group of employees, ensuring all payments made are in accordance with statutory regulations and the Company contractual rules
  • Dealing with routine enquiries regarding pay matters queries efficiently and thoroughly (queries may involve those from employees, managers, HMRC, Department of Social Security, courts, banks, building societies, unions and internal departments)
  • Replying to routine correspondence
  • Delivering Payroll transactional processes in line with standards and targets
  • Inputting information and cleansing information in order to maintain the Payroll & HR System
  • Maintaining electronic and hard copy employee files
  • Assist the with other duties and projects as required

To be successful in the role you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate strong Computer/IT skills including an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including 2010
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Have confidence when undertaking tasks and check when unsure
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate strong organisation and prioritisation skills

Previous experience working within Payroll and a Payroll qualification would be advantageous.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, bank holidays, personal accident scheme, employee discount.


To apply, please complete an application form or send your CV with a covering letter including the reference SR/2040 to Emma McShane, HRSS Manager, Bidfood, Newhouse Farm Rd Industrial Estate, Chepstow, NP16 6UD, or by email to

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