Payroll Assistant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Swansea
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jan 2021
Closes
28 Jan 2021
Ref
JN -012021-2000622
Contact
Jacob Jones
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Payroll Assistant required to join a Swansea based practice. Become an integral and crucial member of a growing team.

Client Details

A leading practice undergoing continued and sustained positive expansion and growth. The firm and Payroll Assistant role provide genuine prospects for long-term career progression, development and Partner opportunities.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Payroll Assistant position at a leading accountancy firm based in Swansea are:

  • Processing weekly and monthly payrolls using mainly Sage 50 Payroll software but also Quickbooks and Xero;
  • Processing Auto Enrolment pension contributions and assessing employee eligibility;
  • Preparing pension files and uploading to a range of pension providers;
  • Preparing bank payment files and processing payments;
  • Producing documents including summary reports and journals;
  • Issuing documents for employees including payslips and P45 forms;
  • Understanding legislation surrounding tax, National Insurance, Real-Time Information and Auto Enrolment pensions;
  • Manually calculating pay from gross to net and statutory entitlements where necessary to assist with queries; and
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients, their employees and HMRC.

Profile

In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Payroll Assistant role at a leading Accountancy firm in Swansea, you must be:

  • Previous experience working in an accountancy practice environment, or bureau environment;
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of payroll addition and deduction payments;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills;
  • Previous experience with Xero, Quickbooks, and Sage 50;
  • Great people and management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to work accurately and analyse a range of financial information; and
  • Great work ethic and eye for detail.

Job Offer

Competitive salary (negotiable and dependent on experience);

Parking;

Fantastic office location;

Well established, supportive team; and

Flexible working hours.

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