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Payroll Assistant Trainee
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Payroll Assistant Trainee

Posted 14 May by Kreston Reeves
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Salary icon Salary negotiable
Location icon Sandwich , Kent

As a Payroll Assistant you will have strong organisational skills, attention to detail, good time management ability, strong work ethic and excellent communications skills. Due to the nature of the role, you must also be able to demonstrate that you are able to adhere to the strictest security and confidential arrangements and always ensure the integrity of employee and company data and systems.

To provide accurate payroll services by agreed deadlines to over 1,200 clients across multiple industry types and sizes. There will be ample opportunity to support internal and client projects which drive efficiencies and value. There is an expectation that all members of the payroll team build trusted relationships with our clients and take accountability for their work.

The Payroll Assistants will be responsible:

  • WIP Posting.
  • Raising quarterly fees for additional work.
  • General WIP queries.
  • Client monthly data requests.
  • Reviewing client data for completeness.
  • Monthly/Weekly payroll processing.
  • Client basic payroll email enquiries.
  • Accurately complete weekly timesheets.
  • Participate in regular team meetings.
  • Admin tasks as required.
  • Adhere to Payroll team KPIs.

Ideal candidates will demonstrate:

  • GCSEs A*-C
  • Methodical work approach
  • Ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • Accurate and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic, prepared to invest your time and effort
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to proactively ask for help where needed

Desirable Requirements:

  • Payroll Bureau experience
  • Iris Star Payroll Professional experience
  • Xero payroll experience
  • CIPP Payroll Technician Certificate or equivalent
  • CIPD HR qualification
  • A Levels grade A-C
  • GCSE 9-4 including English and Maths

What's in it for me?

Kreston Reeves is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Opportunities to develop a varied portfolio of work with different clients
  • Strong, inspiring and thought-provoking leadership
  • A genuinely supportive and collaborative environment
  • A culture of learning in a stimulating environment

As well as this, we offer:

Leave- We offer a generous annual leave allowance, Holiday buying (up to 5 days), Agile working

Retail - Restaurant cards (Gourmet Society and Tastecard), Discount shopping, Fabyouless

Mental Wellbeing - Employee assistance programme and counselling

Physical Wellbeing - Vitality PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, BMI Health Assessment, GymFlex, DNAFit, Annual flu jab

Financial Wellbeing - 5% matched contribution pension, 2x salary Life Assurance, Westfield Health Cash Plan, 50% Income Protection for 5 years, Increase to Life Assurance,Increase to Health Cash Plan, Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (yourself and/or family)

CSR - Give as you earn, 1 day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes

Travel - Cycle to work scheme, Travel Insurance, Interest Free Season Ticket Loan (London only), Interest Free Car or Motorbike Loan

Recognition - Monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values demonstration, fair and transparent meritocracy

Development - We offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business. Access to a calendar of training courses run internally and externally, offer paid professional subscriptions

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging - We operate several Family friendly policies, offer Childcare vouchers and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment

Kreston Reeves celebrates and promotes diversity and acknowledges that difference brings value to our business. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome an application from you regardless of your race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We believe in creating an even playing field for all of our colleagues, where we can all belong.

Required skills

  • 1
    Payroll
  • 1
    CIPP
  • 1
    Xero

Reference: 52649987

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