Location: The Entertainer Head Office
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 42.5
Salary: £23-26K plus profit related bonus
It’s hard to imagine that the first Entertainer store only opened back in 1981. Today The Entertainer is the U.K.’s Largest Independent Toy Retailer. In the UK we operate over 162 UK stores stretched across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the islands! As a business, we also own the Early Learning Centre and Totally Toys brands, both of which are represented through the UK and international partnerships including Matalan and Mothercare. Outside of the UK we also manage a chain of toy stores in both Spain and Malta plus a growing number of Entertainer and Early Learning Centre franchise partnerships across the globe. We also own a brand toy supplier Addo Play – which supplies our stores and other retailers across the globe.
The Group Head Office is based in Buckinghamshire
Toy retailing is demanding and fast paced but also fun and every day brings new challenges and opportunities. We are also a family run company that truly cares about our people, our customers and the communities in which we trade.
Your rewards include Profit Related Bonus, 20% Toy Discount, Life Cover, Payroll Giving, Pension, High Street & Leisure Discounts and Cycle to Work schemes.
Working in our busy Payroll and Benefits team based in our Head Office in Amersham, you will be supporting a team that delivers multiple payrolls for over 160 store locations and also for our wider group including Hong Kong and Belgium. The team service over 1800 employees plus an additional 1000 employees at Christmas. Your primary role will be to complete timesheet collations and the processing of basic payroll information. You will also help to administer our company benefits, including responsible for companywide benefit communications, as well as designing & maintaining online and classroom payroll training courses for the team.
To be successful, you will be a confident and well-organised individual with excellent communication skills and an active interest in a career in payroll and benefits. You will need to have the ability to quickly gain a good understanding of systems and processes, alongside a great eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure, especially around payroll deadlines.
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