Assistant Management Accountant - Payroll

Bristol (City Centre)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Management Accountant - Payroll


£24,000 - £28,000 per annum DOE

Ambridge Harris is working with our rapidly expanding international client based in Bristol in order to recruit an Assistant Management Accountant to join their Payroll team. Reporting to the Payroll Manager, you will primarily be supporting new and existing branches within the company.

Your key focuses will be as follows;

  • Ensuring the initial Integration checklist of information requirements is completed with reference to the FDD information provided by the Integration Controller or the branch in a timely manner
  • Preparing the monthly payments calendar for payrolls and additional monthly items
  • Helping the payroll team with guidance and support for the branches on the parallel run process
  • Helping manage the email and phone queries for the adherence to department SLA's
  • Helping the payroll team with guidance and support on the hive-up process
  • Entering payments into the banking system
  • Posting payments into the Finance systems
  • Processing monthly payroll journals in a timely and accurate manner, minimising review points at the balance sheet stage
  • Liaising with the relevant Management Accountants regarding payroll and PAYE Balance sheet queries and ensuring all matters are resolved, and nothing older than 30 days remains on the balance sheet as at month-end
  • Raising of manual paperwork for payments; Payroll, AOE & PAYE
  • Filing up to date daily
  • Any other tasks as directed

Requirements of the successful candidate will be;

  • AAT qualified or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Currently / started studying CIMA or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Able to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Knowledge of payroll-related tabs on the balance sheets
  • Experience of journal creation
  • Strong excel skills including V look ups and pivot tables
  • Confident of dealing with a high volume workload
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Flexible approach to work
  • A strong team ethic
  • Ability to take the lead within the team, in the absence of other senior team members
  • Be a go-to person for queries within the team
  • Experience of Open Accounts would be an advantage
  • Experience of creating payroll journals desirable

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Ambridge Harris is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Ambridge Harris will not discriminate on unlawful grounds.

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