Payroll & Bookkeeper Assistant

Recruiter
Payroll Elite
Location
Holborn, Greater London
Salary
£23000 - £26000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client a Firm of Chartered Accountants based in London are looking to recruit an experience Payroll Clerk and Bookkeeper.

Overall role
A small firm of accountants require an experienced payroll clerk who also possesses bookkeeping skills to support the partners and senior staff in providing both services to our clients.

Responsibilities
Sole responsibility for the in-house payroll function for approximately 40 clients. In addition you will be primarily responsible for Auto Enrolment setup and processing for a number of our clients. AE is a growth area within the Practice and will continue to be phased in over the next 12 months.
The role will also involve supporting the in-house bookkeeping function, at first assisting with basic tasks such as invoice posting but with the aim of working towards the preparation of monthly accounts and VAT Returns.

Responsibilities will include:-
Monthly and quarterly payroll processing
Preparation of year end payroll forms and returns
Set up and processing to ensure Auto Enrolment requirements are met
Manual and computerised bookkeeping
Preparation of VAT Returns
Various administrative tasks to include corresponding with HMRC

Location
The role will be based principally in the office but some work at client premises may be required in time.

Qualifications:
Minimum 5 GCSE's at C grade and above.
Preferably minimum 2 'A' levels.

Personal Skills Required:
Previous payroll experience
Work experience of a similar role, in Practice, for a period in excess of 6 months.
Enthusiasm and commitment.
The ability to work both on own initiative and in a team environment.
Excellent organisational and communication skills