Kreston Reeves LLP

Payroll Assistant

Competitive salary + benefits
24 Aug 2023
24 Sep 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Kreston Reeves is currently hiring for a Payroll Assistant to join its Payroll team on a permanent basis in Chichester.

We are so much more than just accountants, business and financial advisers…

Our purpose is to guide our clients, colleagues, and communities to a brighter future.

Payroll Assistant

As a Payroll Assistant, your primary role will be to implement payroll processing work across the service line, ensuring payroll work is completed on time, to standard and within budget. Due to the nature of the role, you must also be able to demonstrate that you can adhere to the strictest security and confidential arrangements and always ensure the integrity of employee and company data and systems.

To provide accurate payroll services by agreed deadlines to over 1,200 clients across multiple industry types and sizes. There will be ample opportunity to support internal and client projects which drive efficiencies and value. There is an expectation that all members of the payroll team build trusted relationships with our clients and take accountability for their work.

The Payroll Assistants will be responsible:

  • WIP Posting.
  • Raising quarterly fees for additional work.
  • General WIP queries.
  • Client monthly data requests.
  • Reviewing client data for completeness.
  • Monthly/Weekly payroll processing.
  • Client basic payroll email enquiries.
  • Accurately complete weekly timesheets.
  • Participate in regular team meetings.
  • Admin tasks as required.
  • Adhere to Payroll team KPIs.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate:

  • GCSEs A*-C
  • Methodical work approach
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Accurate and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic, prepared to invest your time and effort
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to proactively ask for help where needed

Desirable Requirements:

  • Payroll Bureau experience
  • Iris Star Payroll Professional experience
  • Xero payroll experience
  • CIPP Payroll Technician Certificate or equivalent
  • CIPD HR qualification
  • A Levels grade A-C

Kreston Reeves LLP

  • We’re committed to living by our purpose and values - 'Understand’, 'Look ahead’, 'Make it personal’, 'Be crystal clear’ and 'Be human’. And have created a culture in which we strive for our clients, colleagues, and communities to thrive.
  • We work as a team and have a wide range of skills, specialisms, and expertise amongst us. We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible employer and have a very active Corporate Social Responsibility programme which holds us accountable against four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - 'Good health and wellbeing’, 'Quality education’, 'Reduced inequalities’ and 'Climate action’.
  • Kreston Reeves is an equal opportunities employer committed to fostering a diverse, fair and inclusive culture. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for our roles and equal consideration will be given to every application.
  • Our people are our core asset so it’s important to us that we create an environment where they are recognised, included and valued.

What's in it for me?

Kreston Reeves is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Opportunities to develop a varied portfolio of work with different clients
  • Strong, inspiring and thought-provoking leadership
  • A genuinely supportive and collaborative environment
  • A culture of learning in a stimulating environment

As well as this, we offer:

Leave We offer a generous annual leave allowance, Holiday buying (up to 5 days), Agile working

Retail – Restaurant cards (Gourmet Society and Tastecard), Discount shopping, Fabyouless

Mental Wellbeing – Employee assistance programme and counselling

Physical Wellbeing – Vitality PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance , BMI Health Assessment , GymFlex, DNAFit, Annual flu jab

Financial Wellbeing – 5% matched contribution pension, 2x salary Life Assurance , Westfield Health Cash Plan , 50% Income Protection for 5 years, Increase to Life Assurance, Increase to Health Cash Plan, Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (yourself and/or family)

CSR – Give as you earn , 1 day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes

Travel – Cycle to work scheme , Travel Insurance , Interest Free Season Ticket Loan (London only) , Interest Free Car or Motorbike Loan

Recognition – Monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values demonstration, fair and transparent meritocracy

Development – We offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business. Access to a calendar of training courses run internally and externally, offer paid professional subscriptions

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging – We operate several Family friendly policies, offer Childcare vouchers and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment

Kreston Reeves celebrates and promotes diversity and acknowledges that difference brings value to our business. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome an application from you regardless of your race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We believe in creating an even playing field for all of our colleagues, where we can all belong.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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