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Bookkeeping and Payroll Clerk

Bookkeeping and Payroll Clerk

Posted 22 March by REED Accountancy
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Bookkeeping and Payroll Clerk, Camberley, £24-28,000 + bens incl parking

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


• Day to day bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients.
• Managing the accounts in box, dealing with queries, processing of purchase invoices, bank reconciliations, receipting of sales invoices, processing expense claims, processing the payroll journal.
• Processing VAT returns understanding VAT requirements (with a good knowledge of the VAT rules on what can and cannot be claimed), concepts and calculations.
• Setting up new clients on the bookkeeping system and registering VAT schemes with HMRC.
• Ensure the year end files are complete with back up schedules to support balance sheet figures.
• Previous experience of working in an ‘outsourced’ finance function where regular contact is needed with both the client and their suppliers and customers managing all aspects of the day to day bookkeeping including managing the accounts in box, purchase and sales ledgers, credit control and bank reconciliations.


• Experienced payroll clerk having been responsible for a number of large payrolls, 20 plus staff and looked after all aspects including SSP, SMP, CIS and auto enrolment filing.
• Experience in setting up new payroll, CIS and auto enrolment schemes and running year end payroll.
• Being the first port of call with regards to payroll for clients (via telephone, email and face to face). Ensuring full support where needed.
• Process companies’ payroll every pay period (some weekly, monthly and annually) – ensuring all submissions are processed in accordance to HMRC’s Real Time Information.
• Making sure each company receives payroll summaries, payslips, P45s, P60s where needed and as agreed.

Personal Qualities:

• Able to work in a busy office environment, taking telephone queries on a daily basis.
• Reliable and able to work independently with strong attention to detail.
• To demonstrate utmost integrity and confidentiality, self-motivation and tact.
• Able to gain the trust of clients and colleagues.
• Capable of prioritising and of managing several tasks at once.
• AAT qualified or studier, experience of Xero, Sage Line 50, IRIS Payroll and Excel based cash books.

The competitive salary is £24-£28,000 and benefits include free on-site parking. Applications for this varied and challenging new opportunity are being considered immediately –

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 36890797

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