Payroll Assistant

Brighton, East Sussex
£24000 - £26000 per annum
21 Nov 2020
28 Nov 2020
JN -092020-1231598
alain multini
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

We're partnering with this well established business in Brighton, who have experienced a huge amount of growth over the last 2 years. They are actively recruiting for a Payroll Assistant to join the business, due to someone moving internally.

Client Details

Our client is a market leading organisation based in Brighton. They are a well known business, and a reputable employer. We've placed the majority of the finance team, and feedback on working there has always been outstanding.


  • Day to day administration of client payrolls to include RTI submissions and end of year reporting
  • Overseeing department workflows
  • Keep up to date with PAYE/NIC/Statutory payments and auto enrolment updates
  • Send BACS payments
  • Ensure BACS payments and Payflow are sent on time
  • Assist with reviewing and checking of payrolls
  • Assist payroll manager with the setup of pension schemes and any new payrolls and any ad hoc project work as required
  • Pro-actively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with other departments
  • Assist the team in dealing with the more complex payroll queries
  • Provide training support to less experienced members of the team
  • Provide a comprehensive service to clients to include additional advice and information requests as appropriate
  • Use payroll software efficiently
  • To work closely with other team members and assist with cover during periods of absence
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Process payrolls in an efficient manner, utilising pension uploads, holiday scheme calculations and software uploads where appropriate
  • Communicate effectively with third parties such as HMRC, GMB, Unison, pension providers etc.
  • Maintain accuracy and low level error rate throughout your work at all times
  • Any other duties commensurate with this post


  • Payroll experience essential
  • Demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good written & oral communication
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain accuracy in your work at all times, particularly during busy periods
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to embrace change and consider more efficient ways of working

Job Offer

Up to £25,000 + additional benefits

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