Payroll Assistant

Surrey, Guildford
15 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
Daniel Thompson
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified
If you're looking to join an organisation that will give you the right opportunities and experience to develop your career, join Tilney Smith and Williamson.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Payroll Manager you will maintain outsourced payrolls for a variety of clients, ranging from SME's through to national businesses. Our team in Guildford consists of 10 staff members and looks after the payroll for 330 clients.

Key Responsibilities:

· Processing weekly, monthly and quarterly payroll runs.

· Maintain payroll records for all staff, including setting up new records, amendments to pay details, updating for leavers and any other adjustments.

· Processing P45s, Maternity Pay, statutory sick pay and other statutory payments & deductions.

· Answering general client queries by written correspondence and by telephone.

· To produce P60s and reconcile PAYE and NI deductions for the year.

· Maintain awareness of, and act in accordance with, all Compliance and legislative obligations.

Skills and Qualifications:

· STAR/IRIS payroll software experience is desirable.

· Planning and organising - to be able to organise own work and prioritise workloads. To meet client and HMRC deadlines

· IT Skills - computer literate with good keyboard skills especially Word and Excel.

· Communication - good communication skills, particularly telephone manner as there will be involvement with clients, partners and other staff.

· Knowledge of Word & Excel essential.

· Relevant experience in a payroll environment

About Tilney Smith and Williamson

Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK's leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020.

With £54.8 billion of assets under management (as of 30 June 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the eighth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income. The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Tilney, Smith & Williamson, and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of 28 offices across the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.

Value statement

Tilney Smith & Williamson's chosen purpose to "place the power of good advice into more hands" succinctly encapsulates the group's central mission of supporting both individuals and businesses to achieve their goals.

In delivering its purpose, Tilney Smith & Williamson have set out three core values that it is committed to embedding in the culture of the business:

· Personal - we treat you as an individual: We are a people business at heart and strive to deliver a friendly, inclusive, and personalised service to all of our clients, large and small.

· Partnership - we go further together: We develop relationships that stand the test of time, spanning multiple generations. We partner across the full breadth of our expertise to create value for our clients, our company and society at large.

· Performance - we strive for more: We are ambitious for our clients and for ourselves, so we aim to be a forward-thinking and innovative business that leads the way in the industry.

Diversity statement

The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all colleagues with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. At Tilney Smith & Williamson we are committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of our work.

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