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Payroll Assistant

Ref No: FV/PA/08/22

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 9th September 2022

We now invite applicants for the following part time position (three days per week) based at our Head Office in Moira. Reporting to the Payroll Officer the successful candidate will assist with preparing and maintaining both NI and ROI monthly and weekly payrolls for the Fane Valley Group of Companies.

The Role:
• Processing payrolls, to include new start/ leaver procedures, SSP, SMP and pension auto enrolment;
• Produce BACS reports and ensure authorised within agreed timescales;
• Produce payroll reports and payslips for employees;
• Manage any payroll and time and attendance queries in a professional, friendly manner, ensuring a timely resolution;
• Submit payroll files, pension deductions and statutory returns on a timely basis;
• Keep up to date with HMRC/Revenue to ensure compliance to all legislative requirements;
• Work in partnership with the HR teams to ensure data records are consistently and accurately maintained;
• Provide other administrative tasks as required.

The Person:
• At least three years’ experience in a payroll environment preparing both monthly and weekly payroll;
• Must have working knowledge of NI and ROI payroll legislation;
• Possess excellent IT skills with experience of payroll management systems;
• Be detail orientated and have the ability to provide high levels of accuracy in all work;
• Strong time management skills to meet payroll deadlines;
• Ability to work appropriately with confidential and sensitive information;
• Excellent communication skills;
• A self starter who can deliver excellent results.

In return, the company offers an attractive rate of pay and benefits package which includes Healthcare Plan for employees and their children under 18, Company Pension & Life Assurance, Health & Well-Being strategy which incorporates a range of on-going initiatives and programmes.

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About Us

Fane Valley Co-operative is a progressive agri-food business based in Moira, Northern Ireland. Operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium the Co-op has interests in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.

Formed in 1903, Fane Valley remains 100% farmer owned. The business, which now employs 2,750 people, continues to grow through a strategy of organic growth and targeted acquisitions.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better