Payroll Assistant

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Job Title: Payroll Assistant 

Salary: DOE


Full time Office hours 

Job Description: We are currently seeking a Payroll Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess or be working towards a CIPD qualification and will have previous experience working within a payroll environment. This role requires a strong numerical aptitude, excellent attention to detail, and exceptional organisational skills. The successful candidate will be a team player with good people skills, adaptable to change, and willing to learn.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the processing of payroll for employees accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and company policies regarding payroll processing.
  • Maintain payroll records and ensure data integrity.
  • Assist in resolving payroll discrepancies and inquiries from employees.
  • Collaborate with HR and finance teams to ensure accurate employee data and payments.
  • Support in the preparation of payroll reports and analysis as required.
  • Keep up-to-date with changes in payroll legislation and regulations.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • CIPD qualification or working towards it is preferred.
  • Previous experience working within a payroll environment is highly desirable.
  • Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new processes and technologies.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in IT with strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for payroll and HR to join a Fantastic team. If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a challenging role with opportunities for growth and development, we encourage you to apply. 

If you are ready to take on a new challenge and have the skills and experience, we are looking for, then we want to hear from you. Apply now to take the next step in your career and join a company that values its employees and offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.

For more information call 01527 390392 or email Accountancy & Finance are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories, Sales & Purchase Ledger, Accounts Assistant, Bookkeeper, Credit Control, Payroll, Accountant, Finance Analysts. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone please do get in touch.


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