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Payroll Administrator Apprenticeship 2022


Payroll Administrator Apprenticeship 2022  


Location:  Swindon 

Start Date: September 2022 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20 February 2022


Are you ready to create a brighter future? 


At Zurich our brand purpose is exactly that, to create a brighter future together for our customers, our partners, employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do, for our employees lets grow and develop together, for our partners - lets collaborate together to create mutual value and for the planet lets drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. 


Our apprenticeship programme runs for 18 months which is just the start of your professional learning with your career at Zurich. The topics you will learn vary from: 

  • Payroll Processing Cycle 

  • Post Payroll Reconciliations  

  • Suppliers’ payments and invoices 

  • Payroll Balancing 

  • Expat Payroll Processing  

  • Organisation structure impacting payroll 


Our Level 3 Payroll Administrator Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone who would like to start a career with one of the world’s most successful insurance companies.  


What can I look forward to? 


Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests, and you’ll receive all the training, support, and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us. 


People Services are part of wider People Team, UK. The function of the team is fundamental in supporting all People Services activities for Zurich UK.  

The team is responsible for all aspects of payroll processing including reconciliations and payments, payroll advice, suppliers’ invoices and recharges. Other areas involve organizational structure maintenance, shares administration, sickness and immigration support, learning and development administration and fleet administration and support.


What’s in it for you? 


As well as joining a company that is passionate about sustainability and our customers, you can expect: 

  • £17,500 starting salary 

  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days 

  • Private medical cover 

  • 12% company pension contribution 

  • Annual company bonus 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Discounted gadget insurance 

  • Discounted technology offers 


In return you’ll be joining a business where creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We’re also passionate about diversity and inclusion, which we have won numerous awards for. We want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work and everybody is made to feel welcome, regardless of their background, beliefs or culture. 


What you’ll need: 


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 including Maths and English.  

  • Commitment to study an apprenticeship qualification 

  • A professional attitude with a positive ‘can do’ approach to your work  

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills  

  • The ability to work in a team and build strong working relationships 


Here, you’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich where different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.   


We are unable to progress your application if you don't meet our criteria due the requirements of our apprenticeship providers. We are unable to provide sponsorship if you don't already have the right to work upon application.


So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.


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