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Payroll Assistant

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£26,000 - £32,000
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Jodi King

Payroll Assistant – Hybrid Working | Competitive Benefits & Salary!

Are you looking for a great place to progress your career and make your mark?

AJ Chambers are currently working with a forward thinking, award winning firm, who are actively seeking a Payroll Assistant to join their close-knit team offering a supportive, family-feel environment. This means that you will get the support and guidance that you need to perform, develop and progress, whilst your individual efforts and contributions are recognised and rewarded.

Their office is based in the picturesque town of Beaconsfield, but their reach stretches well beyond. They support exciting and prestigious clients based across the UK and also cater for international clients, which brings further opportunities for career development and progression.

The firm are committed to offering best-in-class training and development programmes, flexible working opportunities, team social and charitable activities and we are passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The Role

To work with the team to ensure timely and accurate delivery of payroll and Auto-Enrolment services. This will include:

Payroll duties:

  • Processing, ownership and completion of regular client payrolls (whether weekly, fortnightly, 4-weekly or monthly) across a range of sectors; including setting up starters and leavers, other payroll data including processing adjustments to salaries and employee data.
  • Managing the process from receipt of data to the printing and the despatch of reports (electronic/post or both).
  • Production and despatch of payslips and P45’s etc.
  • Ensuring the payroll data is up to date and accurate.
  • Reconciliation of HMRC account and liaising with HMRC on behalf of the clients.
  • Resolution of day-to-day queries and liaising with the clients to request information for payroll processing.
  • Ensuring the payroll is reviewed by a supervisor/manager where applicable.
  • Seek guidance from the rest of the team as required.

Auto-Enrolment:

Full Auto-Enrolment tasks for clients, including:

  • Staging date review/informing clients.
  • Letter and communications.
  • Input and reporting to/from the payroll system (mainly STAR and KeyPay).
  • Production of files and upload to the relevant pension provider/middleware portal.
  • Auto Enrolment set-up and completion of Declaraton of Compliance using The Pensions Regulator website.

General Admin and Filing:

These tasks are completed on an ‘as and when’ basis for each payroll and include:

  • Keeping both the Client Data Sheet and the Excel database of clients up-to-date.
  • Scanning and filing of documentation relating to the payroll, Auto-Enrolment or individuals.
  • Regular and accurate completion and submission of timesheets within set deadlines.
  • Payroll procedures relating to specific tasks/new processes introduced to be kept up to date.

Essential Skills and Experience

The ideal person for this role will be well organised and able to work to agreed timescales, whilst having the ability to actively engage with clients. You will:

  • Communicates effectively at all levels with colleagues and clients.
  • Technically up to date, including statutory payroll requirement (SSP/ SMP/ SPP/ PAYE & NIC).
  • Maths qualification (minimum GCSE grade C required).
  • Payroll experience within bureau or accountancy firm.
  • Client care experience.
  • Uses judgement to suggest alternatives and improvements in processes and procedures.
  • Keeps line manager informed of progress and potential problems.
  • Highlights potential business opportunities to line manager.
  • Takes time to understand what the client requires.
  • Aware of cost implications of actions.
  • Knowledge of working on a multi-site/portfolio of payrolls basis.

What’s on offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Flexible working
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Paid car parking – All employees are entitled to claim car parking expenses for parking charges.
  • Flexible working – we offer a core working hours policy, offering a working environment to fit in with your lifestyle.
  • Social – We offer a range of social events such as end of month drinks, summer and winter celebrations.
  • Central location - 2 minute walk to Beaconsfield Station (Chiltern Line) and 5 minutes from the M40.

This is a fantastic opportunity within a highly reputable firm, well known for a great culture of progressing and development from within.

If you feel you would be a good candidate for this role, please apply direct or contact Jodi King at AJ Chambers.

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