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Payroll Processor

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£25,000 - £28,000
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Darren Buckley

AJ Chambers are currently representing a market leading, mid-tier accountancy practice who are seeking Payroll Assistant for their award-winning team in Basildon. This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable firm that offers superb opportunities for progression and a generous remuneration package.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Payroll, Directors, Associates and Managers, you will act as the primary point of contact for the clients whom you are responsible for, in all of their dealings relating to payroll.

Duties include:

  • Take responsibility for individual assignments, ensuring the effective and timely delivery and the quality of service meets the firm's aims
  • Apply the relevant technical skills and work as part of the Payroll Team, by carrying out tasks assigned to you
  • Provide support to a team of payroll administrators
  • Take responsibility and be accountable for the planning and completion of the work assigned to you
  • Liaise with specialists in other areas across the firm and ensure communication to clients on such matters is effective
  • Strengthen and maintain relationships with clients, contacts and our team
  • Provide support to the management of payroll services provided by the firm
  • Assist in marketing and promotional activities of the firm as requested

The Candidate

This position would best suit someone with around 1 years experience in a payroll bureau who is looking to work with an experienced team of professionals and progress within their career.

Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a bureau and managing a portfolio of clients
  • Experience of processing auto-enrolment pensions
  • STAR payroll software knowledge would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Up-to-date and appropriate knowledge and skills in payroll

For more information on this Payroll Assistant position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers.

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