Payroll Technician

Mark James Search Ltd
£20000 - £24000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading firm of Accountants and Business Providers, based in Newbury, are looking to recruit a Payroll Technician to join their team. You will be responsible for processing client payrolls involving weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly and annual payrolls for a diverse range of businesses and dealing with all payroll queries.


* Processing client payrolls
* Ensuring comprehensive payroll records are kept
* Processing of new starters and leavers
* Printing, sealing and sending payslips
* Incorporating payroll changes that have been notified by agreed cut off dates
* Answering and resolving payroll queries, seeking support when required
* Developing and maintaining relationships with clients
* Complying with all payroll procedures/checklists
* Dealing with HMRC queries on behalf of clients
* Keeping up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance, and ensure changes are introduced to payrolls correctly
* Setting up PAYE schemes
* Submitting CIS monthly returns
* Undertake Auto enrolment activities including setting up pension schemes in the payroll system, running pension dashboards through payroll and uploading relevant data to the pension provider


* Deadline driven and organised.
* Proven numeracy skills.
* Ability to multi-task and co-ordinate on a series of different payrolls concurrently.
* Good level of IT literacy, experience of Sage 50 and Star payroll is advantageous but not essential.
* Competent oral and written communication skills with client, HMRC and the team.
* Good applied knowledge of Payroll legislation and compliances.
* Understanding/experience with auto enrolment queries very advantageous.
* Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge through self-development

This is a full time, permanent, position working 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Our client offers excellent career progression and development opportunities.

Please apply online to be considered