JD Sports Jobs Near Me – Payroll Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Bury B

Website JD Sports

Role Overview:

The Payroll team supports our colleagues across the business by ensuring their pay is processed seamlessly and easily. Our aim is to deliver a first class service, so our colleagues can keep doing what they do best!

The Payroll Administrator is an intergral role, supporting the team to support the business. You will be part of a diverse, dynamic team helping to deliver payroll to over 35,000 colleagues, resolving their queries, and ensuring upkeep of our data and systems.

To be successful in this role, you should have a desire to put our colleagues at the centre of all you do. You should have a keen eye for detail, love learning, adapt to change, and be able to work with the team to meet key deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Together with the team, effectively process payroll for circa 35,000 on a weekly, lunar and monthly basis, with a right first-time approach
  • Supporting the regular upkeep of our employee data and payroll systems
  • Support all colleagues by investigating and resolving queries, via our ticketing system and on the phone
  • Assisting the management team with ongoing projects in the department

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Desirable skills:

  • Previous experience in payroll processing in any size of business
  • Competent in the use of excel and other microsoft office applications
  • Proven ability of a strong customer service philisopy
  • Essential skills:

  • A desire to learn and continuously improve
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Being able to keep our colleagues at the centre of all you do
  • Able to organise your time to meet key deadlines both by yourself and as part of the team
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to break down pay queries to make it understandable for our colleagues


JD Fashion Plc is a leading international multi-channel retailer of branded sports, fashion, and outdoor brands. Established in 1981 with a single store in the North-West of England, today JD is an industry leading retail business with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across a number of retail fascias in 32 markets around the world. JD is at the pinnacle of the global sports fashion industry, providing customers with a product range that remains both authentic and uniquely appealing across a highly differentiated omni-channel experience.

Our business model is split into Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019. In FY21, JD Sports Fashion Plc generated revenues of £6,167.3m, underlying PBT of £324.0m and net cash of £795.4m and a market capitalisation of £7.275bn.

JD won the International Excellence award at the Drapers Awards 2021 and was named best performing share of the 2010s with revenues increasing from £770m in 2010 to £6.1bn in 2021.


what we can offer you

JD is a large, fast moving, exciting workplace. As part of the team we will offer you full training with our in house expertise on processing a variety of payrolls to deliver a first class service. We take pride in what we do and who we do it with.

JD champions talent and there are opportunities to hone and develop your skills and progress within your role and within the business. We offer study support and opportunities to undertake funded training that leaves you with recognised payroll qualifications. We also offer in house training to support your development of skills in areas like leadership and public speaking.

As a business, JD puts people at the centre. Through the JD foundation colleagues can take part in charity volunteering opportunities. The business supports your wellbeing through our departmental wellbeing champions, and health and wellbeing events and initiatives. Our employee forum also gives you a voice to tell us what’s important to you and how we can support you.

Alongside that, we offer competitive benefits, including; staff discount at JD and their selected fascias, discounted JD gym membership, 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) increasing with each year of service, hybrid working, pension scheme, free onsite secure parking, unlimited fruit, tea and coffee and an onsite subsidised canteen.

JD values diversity and inclusion and champions a culture where everyone feels, valued, included and celebrated.

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