Payoll and Accounts Assistant

Posted 16 April by Badenoch & Clark
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To provide experience and a high level of support to the Finance Payroll department.

To support the accurate and timely processing and completion of payroll and expenses transactions

To work as a member of the wider finance team on a range of finance tasks, data input and reconciliation

To take responsibility for specific assigned areas of payroll, expenses or benefits processing

To support and maintain the confidential processing and communication of all payroll and HR information

Main Duties:

Accurate and timely processing of assigned payrolls circa 1000 employees

To accurately process any advised changes (tax code/ bonus / pay rate / address/salary, bonus or commission payments)

To complete RTI reports, leaver reports and print P45s; complete submissions on Government Gateway

To assist in the preparation of P60, P11D and PSA returns

Respond to queries regarding end of year returns

To assist payroll manager with the set up and administrative support of PAYE schemes


To advise pension company for all starter and leaver information in the month that changes apply

To communicate pension information to all new starters immediately following appointment

To update the pension records spreadsheet and reconcile monthly to external reports from pension company

To ensure payments are made to pension providers (UK and International)


To support and oversee accurate and timely processing of employee expense reports

To promptly assist with general payment processing and responding to urgent & special international transactions

To prepare analysis on company expenses expenditure for management review

Other duties:

Other finance month end routines (may include items such as accruals, prepayments and other journals)

Ensure all cash payments are accurately allocated to records on the finance system

Working to support annual audit information preparation and other finance administration duties as required

Oversee the management of health benefit administration and monthly reconciliations

Oversee starter and leaver inputs to Life Insurance Brokers (all countries) for changes to life insurance coverage

To control and maintain accurate monthly payroll files.

Skills and Knowledge:

Minimum 2 year working in a UK payroll role (essential) (including RTI leaver reports, P45s; submissions)

Experience of any international payroll processing is desirable but not essential

Demonstratable experience of monthly payroll processing, reconciliations and end of year returns (P60, P11D and PSA returns)

Proficient in the use of Excel and Word.

Used sage payroll is desirable but not essential

Your background:

Working towards an Accountancy qualification or CIPP is desirable but not essential

Background of working in a finance team, preferably within a medium sized international company

Good numeracy and administrative skills with strong attention to detail

Highly organised with excellent attention to detail and ability to work unsupervised and prioritise tasks

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • Payroll
  • Pensions
  • RTI
  • Accounts
  • Reconciliations
  • Accuracy

Reference: 37769049

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